Baby

Care Before and After a Cesarean Section

A cesarean section is a type of surgery. It consists of making an incision in the abdomen and uterus to take out the baby. Nowadays, specialists consider cesarean sections to be the safest procedure to prevent or solve possible complications that may happen…

How to Teach Your Baby to Sit Up

Parents often impatiently wait for their babies to perform their first feats. They can’t wait for their first smile, first crawl, and first steps. Although it’s all gradual, it’s natural to be anxious. Everyone wants to see their baby sit…

The Sad Reality of Perinatal Grief

Perinatal grief is what happens when a baby dies before or a few days after birth. It’s an intense pain that takes the woman, her partner and the family by surprise. The pregnant woman has made up her mind about the…

Caring for Your Newborn During the First Months

Motherhood is a gateway to great changes and transformations. In fact, it means the arrival of a new person with particular needs that will depend entirely on you. That’s why it’s important to prepare ahead of time and to know…

Why You Shouldn’t Circumcise Your Baby

When you give birth to a baby boy, there are a lot of different opinions about a crucial issue: what to do about the foreskin of the penis. Pediatricians don’t always agree: there are those who think it’s necessary to…

Why Babies Sleep Best Next to Their Mothers

“Why does my baby sleep only when he’s next to me?” many new mothers ask, tearful and tired after several nights of poor sleep. The answer is simple. It’s natural: babies sleep best when they’re close to their mother.  After spending nine…

How to Resuscitate a Baby

Child resuscitation techniques are techniques that no person ever wants to have to apply, although they’re crucial in case you need to resuscitate a baby. Knowing how to apply these procedures can mean the difference between life and death. Cardiopulmonary…

My Baby Always Wants To Be Held. Why?

My baby always wants to be held.  Many mothers recognize this.  Some mothers are ecstatic, and others are surprised. But why is this? At birth, a baby can’t recognize who their mother is. However, from their first breath, they instinctively…

7 Tricks to Relieve Baby Colic

Baby colic, also known as infantile colic, is the name given to a number of symptoms which appear in the first weeks of the baby’s life up until the age of about 3 or 4 months. They include long periods of…

The Pros and Cons of Pacifiers

Many mothers wonder whether it’s good to offer their child a pacifier if they’re going to leave them alone for a moment. The pros and cons of pacifiers are under discussion in this article. The suckling action is developed while…

Essential Items for Newborn babies

There are a lot of questions to think about, like: What’s the best color to buy for the baby’s gender? What clothes are essential for newborn babies? How many sets should I buy? For the most part, soon-to-be grandmothers usually…

Should you Wake Your Baby for Feedings?

Should you wake your baby for feedings? Many parents wonder whether they should their babies up to feed them or not. If you’re a new mother or father, you’ve probably already asked yourself this question many times. You don’t have to…

4 Steps to Get Your Baby to Sleep

Helping your baby sleep is the beginning of their independent future. Their bedtime rituals are very important, and they need their sleep in order to develop like they should. A newborn does not differentiate between day and night. Therefore, sleep…

7 Pictures that You Should Take of Your Baby

Pictures are a way to save precious moments. For example, the first months or years of your child, their birthdays, their baptism or just a normal day that you spent together. In this article, we will suggest 7 pictures that…

First-Time Mom: Basic Survival Guide

Hello, future new mom! You used to long to be a mom and now your dream is coming true. This is so exciting! You’re pregnant and you’re having your first child. It’s normal at this stage to feel nervous and…