What is tummy time? After so many hours spent sleeping on their backs, babies need practice using their neck muscles. Here, learn the basics of this crucial activity, including when to start tummy time. By Sheryl Berk and Erin Smith Alexandra Grablewski Why Tummy Time? Since the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) began recommending that
The first year and a half is usually the worst phase of sleeplessness at night for the newborn and so the toughest phase for new moms as they struggle to cope with the maternal duties round the clock. Does your baby also wake up suddenly in the middle of the night despite your best efforts
Is the thought of your baby’s vaccination date being around the corner giving you sleepless nights? Are you a new mommy who sheds tears every time you see your baby in pain after shots? Well, if you can relate to the above situations reading this post is a good idea! Being poked with a needle
If your baby has arrived a little earlier than expected, you may be worried about his overall health. You may be worrying about what extra care he needs at this stage. You may also be concerned about how much sleep is essential for your baby to ensure all is well. If you are trying to
Helping your baby steadily pack on the pounds during her first year of life can be tricky. Here’s what to know about your baby’s weight gain, how to make sure she’s meeting doctor recommendations for food and weight in the appropriate month ranges, and how to keep her healthy and satisfied in the process.
A slow cooker is a busy parent’s best friend. These tasty baby food recipes, all of which freeze beautifully, are so simple they almost cook themselves! With just a few minutes of prep in the morning, healthy meals can be ready for baby in time for lunch or dinner. Suzy Scherr Slow-Cooked Cinnamon Apples
When it comes to feeding your baby solid foods, variety is the spice of life. Research shows that the more fruits and vegetables a baby eats before age one, the more likely she is to eat a variety of produce by the time she’s six. And when it comes to allergens like peanuts and eggs,
Could it be colic? Know the symptoms and the proven ways to end the tears. By Stacy Whitman from Parents Magazine Fancy Photography/ Veer Spot the Signs of Colic If your newborn fusses and cries sometimes for hours on end, then you, too, may have a case of colic on your hands; up to 26 percent of babies get
These errors are all too easy for even the most vigilant moms to commit. How many do you recognize? By Jeannette Moninger from Parents Magazine Veer When feverish, congested 2-year-old Kadence woke up in the middle of the night, her mom, Marena Teague, gave her a dose of ibuprofen and cold medicine, just as her
Your mom has been there through the ups and downs, the heartaches and the good times, but she doesn’t know everything. In fact, when it comes to baby care, there are a few tricks even she doesn’t have up her sleeve. These simple baby care tips will help you be a fab mom right out of the gate.