Watching your baby vomit and feel terrible breaks a mother’s heart. We all know this feeling. When your baby is suffering from vomiting and diarrhea, they are losing all the essential nutrients, vitamins, and minerals they have consumed. This may lead to dehydration, which is quite dangerous especially for babies.
Many doctors and experienced parents recommend giving Pedialyte for babies to restore their vital electrolytes. Similar to Gatorade, Pedialyte can provide oral electrolytes to a child.Continue Reading
Introducing solid foods is one of the major milestones that your child will pass. While all babies pass this stage, not all babies become ready when they reach four months of age.
Also, there are several important things that you need to take note of before giving your child his or her first taste of solid food.Continue Reading
Are you one of those moms that are extremely fretful about her baby’s low weight? Do you think your baby is not as healthy as the other similar aged babies? If so, then you are just at the right place! Because I am going to share with you some of the best ways and top 17 high calorie foods for baby weight gain that will prove highly contributive towards weight gain of your baby.Continue Reading
Making homemade baby food is not difficult. It is economically friendly and healthier than purchasing commercially prepared food for your baby. Baby food recipes range from puree to recipes incorporating table food into recipes for baby. It takes less time than you think to create fresh, healthy baby food.
Making homemade food assures you and your baby no preservatives are used, and baby is only getting nutritious and tasty food.Continue Reading
Safety is a number one priority for every parent and most importantly when a baby is asleep. Every parent would give up anything to ensure that an infant grows to adulthood in perfect health and utmost security.
Unfortunately, this turns out not to be the case as some babies die when still young and under the care of their parents. This is so because many parents do not understand causes of sudden infant death syndrome or ways on how it could be prevented.
However, in the present day world, there is an awareness that has been created as a way of educating parents on how to take care of their young ones and reduce infant deaths thanks to the internet. This article highlights important guidelines to ensure that babies sleep safely.Continue Reading
Is your 6 week old baby constipated? Has it been a few days since they’ve had a bowel movement? Does it seem like your baby is struggling when having a bowel movement? Or can it be that your baby’s digestion is changing as a part of getting older and now they just poop less often?
It can be hard to tell at this age. When my Little One was constipated it was hard to watch her struggle. I wanted to do everything I could to help her, and I pretty much did.
In this article we’ll talk about signs that your baby might be constipated and some methods that I, along with other moms, have used to treat constipation.Continue Reading
Trying to get your toddler to eat a balanced diet can be challenging. Either your pureeing foods and hiding it in their favorite dishes or you find yourself in a standoff seeing who will cave first…
Word to the wise. Toddlers can be pretty resilient when it comes to not eating something they don’t like or think they won’t like. So pick your battles wisely.
One thing is for sure, toddlers need fiber. In this article I’ll help you avoid the battle of ‘the turned up nose’ and share a list of 7 high fiber foods for toddlers that are a big hit in my house.Continue Reading
Constipation is a common condition affecting both children and adults alike. Even infants can become constipated. While it is uncommon for babies who are exclusively breastfed to become constipated, formula fed infants who start eating solids may experience difficulty to pass bowel movements.
Many parents look for efficient and safe ways to promote smooth passage of stool in infants. One effective remedy for constipation in infants is prune juice. Since prune juice may be work quickly for some babies than others, it is always best to consult your child’s pediatrician for proper assessment and evaluation.Continue Reading
Gripe water is a popular home remedy for the treatment of constipation, colic, reflux, gas and other gastrointestinal problems among infants. This herbal remedy contains herb extracts and sugar that can help soothe the stomach.
While some parents rely on the use of gripe water to soothe and calm their children, this does come with some risks.
According to health experts, it is important to consult your child’s pediatrician before using gripe water to calm your fussy child. Once your child’s doctor approves the use of gripe water, the next thing you need to do is to find the right formulations to prevent any side effects.Continue Reading
Motherhood is one of the joyous phases of a woman’s life. When you become a mother, your priorities will change, and you will be putting your baby’s welfare first before other things.
One of the things that most parents wish is for their baby to have fair skin. There are various ways on how to make your child’s skin fair. You have to follow a few basic steps to ensure that your child’s skin remains healthy and glowing.Continue Reading