If you are looking for an easy baby shower gift to give to a mother-to-be, diaper cakes are always a popular option. A diaper cake is made by rolling up disposable diapers and putting them together in the shape of a “cake” to give to the new mom.Pin It
Babies that are born before 37 weeks gestational age are considered to be born prematurely. It is not always known why babies are born prematurely. Sometimes an otherwise healthy pregnancy can result in a premature birth. There are, however, risk factors associated with the increased possibility of a baby being born early.
by Jessica Flynn
Comfort is a great way to help your infant make it through a cold. Babies like the feeling of knowing their parent is close to them at all times especially when sick. You might notice your infant expressing more attachment then usual for comfort when your little one is sick. So cuddle up!
Patting a baby on the back when they’re really congested seems to help loosen things up so baby can breath better. This combined with comfort before bedtime may relax your baby enough to help them fall asleep and breath easier.
by Kyra Bradbury
Eczema is more common in babies with a family history of allergies or asthma. It begins as a bright red looking rash on the cheeks and then progresses to other areas of the body like behind the ears, and to the neck, arms and legs. After a baby turns six or eight months, the red, scaly rash can move into the diaper area too. Small pus filled bumps will fill up, ooze and then crust over. When baby scratches the itchy areas, the skin can become infected.
by Mandy McCollum
One of the most frequently asked questions I receive is “why should I teach my baby sign language when he/she is not deaf?”
Well that is a good question. Even if your child is not deaf, there is scientific research that has been done to show the benefits of sign language for hearing babies.