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
You're not asking for much, not even necessarily 8 hours. You just want to get your baby to show some sign of a sleep schedule or nap long enough that’ll allow you to brush your teeth.
Babies go through a lot of changes and their sleep habits are one of them. Some babies can be thrown off their routines even with a minor discomfort. Learning your 9 week old baby’s sleep habits and then trying to set new ones can be tough.
In this article, we’ll talk about possible reasons why your baby isn’t sleeping, how a routine could help, and some other tips that I’ve used in helping my baby fall asleep and stay asleep.Continue Reading
Are you looking for ideas on what food to introduce to your baby next? Are you looking for food that has a high nutrient count and is easy to cook? Have you tried broccoli baby food?
As your baby becomes more experienced in eating, you’ll want to start adding new textures and new flavors to his diet. Broccoli is a nutrient rich food that can be made many different ways for your Little One to enjoy.Continue Reading
So your baby has mastered holding her head up and sitting up without support. Now it’s time to move onto another milestone, crawling. In this article we’ll go over some ways on how to teach your baby to crawl.
Between 6-10 months old your baby will show signs that she is ready to start crawling. Some of those signs could be rocking back and forth on her hands and knees or trying to grab things that are not within her each. Whatever sign you notice that shows she’s ready to get moving, try these steps that will help get her crawling in no time.Continue Reading
Has your baby started eating solids? Are you looking for different foods to add to your baby’s diet?
One of the first foods we introduced to our baby was zucchini. Also known as a summer squash because of when it is harvested, these vegetables don't have the allergen content that others might have and can be used as a first food.
Zucchini has several vitamins and nutrients that are good for your baby. Such as calcium for growing healthy, strong bones. Magnesium that helps in digestion and creating energy. And Vitamin C which is great for your baby’s immune system.
In this article I’m going to show you 3 simple ways to prepare zucchini baby food.Continue Reading
Is your baby ready for soft foods? Are you wanting to make soft foods for her at home?
Making homemade baby food for our Little One was something that my husband and I agreed upon early on. We knew we wanted to provide our baby with the best vitamins and nutrients we could.
So we did just that. We made homemade baby food. Everyday. For about a week and a half.
It’s not that making homemade baby food is hard. It just took more time than we wanted to spend, day in and day out. So we decided that if we were going to continue providing our baby with the best then we were going to have to come up with a new plan.Continue Reading