Baby Care

Well Baby Visits The first year of your baby’s life is a time of rapid advancements in development.  Well baby visits provide opportunities to learn about your baby’s changing needs, check that he is growing well, discuss concerns and receive parenting advice. 
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Traveling with Baby or Child with an Allergy Traveling with a young one is almost always stressful.  Hunger, exhaustion, loud noises and toilet stops always intersperse even the most mundane of journeys.  However, when you have a child with an allergy, the stress that comes with traveling with children is amplified.  Ensuring that aspects such as medication, insurance and hotel are all suitably taken care of…
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Caring For Baby's Umbilical Cord Until your baby’s umbilical chord stump falls off you will need to keep it clean and dry.  Caring for your baby’s umbilical chord is essential to prevent infection.
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Bathing Baby Bathing a new baby can be a daunting prospect, especially if you are a first time parent.  Learning steps to bath your baby safely and hygienically can make bath time an enjoyable experience for baby and you.  
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Pacifiers - pros & cons Babies love to suck.  Besides feeding, they typically want to suck when tired, bored, uncomfortable and for pleasure.  It will be tempting to give your baby a pacifier to satisfy her desire to suck. But is it right for your baby?  Understanding the benefits and pitfalls associated with pacifiers may help you decide.
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Burping Baby Caring for a baby involves a steep learning curve.  You will have many questions.  Some relate to burping.  How is it done?  How long should you try?  What if he doesn’t burp?  Until what age do you need to continue?  Find answers to your questions and more. 
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Swaddling Baby Swaddling, the practice of snuggly wrapping a baby to provide a womb-like environment, has been shown to soothe fussy newborns and support longer sleep.  Learning how to safely swaddle your baby may help to reduce his tears.
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