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Bedtime Routine For 1 Year Old

Creating a Bedtime Routine When your baby is one year old, it’s official! Your little one has become a bonafide toddler. Although they depend on parents' support and guidance, their growth and development are on a whole new level. It is always a joy to see babies transiting and taking on new challenges from talking to walking. But parents are not left out in the equation as they need to create new routines to meet all the changes, one of which is bedtime habits. A bedtime routine for a one-year-old requires details that must be considered. Ideas to incorporate into…
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Potty Training Reward Ideas

How To Get Potty Training Started Adults and kids alike love some motivation when learning something new. Parenting is quite an engaging task since there are many things to learn and pass on to the little ones. Potty training gives some parents jitters because they are not sure how it will turn out. Some kids are stubborn, while others have a hard time adjusting to new things. With this in mind, it makes sense to reward your baby every time they use the potty right. If you are starting with the potty, here are some exciting potty training reward ideas that you may want to consider: Keep Praises Coming…
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Newborn Development Week by Week

The First Eight Weeks  When you have just given birth, many questions may linger in your mind, especially in terms of the growth and development of the baby. Every baby is different and will develop at its own pace. However, there is a general pattern that babies should follow, and in this article, we will focus on newborn development week by week. Let us look at the first eight weeks, so you know what milestones to look out for. Week 1 During the first week, the baby is still a newborn, but they can recognize your voice. The baby will spend most of their time adjusting…
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Epidural Side Effects After Birth

Receiving an Epidural Giving birth comes with some severe pains, which is why most women try to find ways of reducing the pain. An epidural is one of the standard options used by most mothers, and this is some form of anesthetic that keeps the sharp pains away from the brain. The epidural space has some fluids which are all around the spine. As such, when the anesthetic is injected into the area, it keeps pain at a minimum. Before considering this option, it is essential to know of the possible epidural side effects after birth. When labor begins, the medication will…
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Soothing a Fussy Newborn

How To Soothe a Fussy Newborn Is your baby constantly crying and not ever wanting to calm down? This can be frustrating as a parent, especially when you do not know why they are crying. There are several ways to soothe a fussy newborn. In the first six months of their life, babies tend to cry a lot as this is the only way they know how to communicate. As such, your baby will cry when they want to sleep, to be fed, to have a diaper change, and any other thing. Never shake a baby to make them stop crying. At this tender age,…
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5 Month Baby Teething

Teething is one milestone that starts as an exciting journey for most parents. However, in the initial stages of the teething process, your little one may end up experiencing some pain and discomfort. This is rather frustrating for most parents who may not know how to help. The timing of baby teething may vary from child to child. On average, most babies may start teething from 4 to 6 months. As such, 5 month baby teething is a common occurrence. Whether your baby starts teething early or later than the expected period, there are some common things that will happen.…
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Diet Plan For Breastfeeding Mothers To Lose Weight

Starting a Diet After Birth It is widely believed that breastfeeding leads to the loss of weight. This can be partially true as you burn a lot of calories while breastfeeding the baby. But at the same time, the calorie requirement during this stage is very high because of which you consume a calorie-rich diet. This can result in excess weight gain post-pregnancy. Following a healthy eating habit without compromising on calories is very important during this stage. This ensures that you get enough calories to feed the baby and, at the same time, do not put on excess weight. What Is…
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Soothing Ladder Baby Sleep

Soothing Ladder Sleep Method Getting your baby to sleep can be one of the most challenging parts of parenthood. In their first few months, they may be great sleepers as they nap several times a day and sleep undisturbed throughout the night. But as they grow older, it can become a little more challenging to get them to sleep on their own. This is where sleep training comes into place. There are many different forms and techniques in sleep training, but the soothing ladder baby sleep method is one of the most effective among the others. Soothing Ladder Method Explained Soothing ladder…
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Are Weighted Sleep Sacks Safe for Babies

The Safety of Weighted Sleep Sacks Parents wish to have a good night’s sleep after an exhausting day with the baby. Their ultimate luxury is when the baby sleeps for a few extra hours, and they get to have rest. But they might not be so lucky every day, which is why they constantly struggle to find things that can help their baby sleep peacefully. Weighted sleep sacks are the product that claims to keep a baby asleep for a longer time. This assertion successfully attracts the attention of the parents. But are weighted sleep sacks safe for babies? Let’s…
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Can Dogs Eat: Seafood and Other Foods

Skip to Section? Fruits Meats Vegetables Seafood As you can imagine, certain types of seafood aren’t too good for dogs to eat. Never feed your pup the raw meat of any fish or shellfish. Cooking the meat will kill off any potential bacteria and parasites, but there’s no need to take a risk and potentially harm your dog or yourself. Are You Covered When Your Pup Gets Sick? PET INSURANCE OPTIONS Also, be careful with the bones in fish and shellfish. While they’re not hazardous because your dog won’t be eating them, they could get lodged in your dog’s throat or…
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