Archive for March, 2012
Posted on30. Mar, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
Envisioning how you want your labor and delivery to go is something that you should give a lot of thought to. Deciding to go about it naturally is a wonderful goal to keep in mind. Studies show that natural childbirth is beneficial to both mother and child as it allows for the both of you [...]
Posted on28. Mar, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
Sometimes it can be hard shopping for the mother-to-be if you don’t agree with or understand everything on her registry. It’s best to go with the essentials — things that you know she and the baby will most definitely need and get good use of. Here are four things that the future mama and her [...]
Posted on26. Mar, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
Cradle cap is when your newborn has dry, flaky skin in patches on their scalp. Some cases can be worse than others, but it rarely ever gets to the point where it becomes a problem. Luckily, cradle cap is easily treatable and goes away fairly quickly. It isn’t bothersome to your baby either, so it’s not something [...]
Posted on23. Mar, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
Looking to get pregnant? Then you know the best way to conceive is to get busy when you’re fertile. However, it’s not always easy to figure out when your most fertile times will be. Assuming that you and your partner have informed your doctors that you will be trying for a baby, here are three [...]
Posted on21. Mar, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
Diaper rash occurs a lot in babies, but it doesn’t have to. Most parents don’t know that using things such as baby powder, corn starch, and diaper rash creams are a great way to help prevent and treat problem diaper rash from starting in the first place. Following a few easy preventive measures will help [...]
Posted on19. Mar, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
Sometimes you may wonder what to do with baby while it’s just you and her? Are there age and developmentally appropriate activities that mother and child can do together? You bet there are! Babies love getting out with their caregivers and seeing the world outside of their own home regardless of their age. Here are [...]
Posted on16. Mar, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
By three or four months, most babies will have relatively good control over their neck muscles. This means it’s A-Okay to put them on their tummy and have some fun with tummy time. Even though not all babies are big fans of tummy time, it does provide some great benefits for your baby including strengthening [...]
Posted on14. Mar, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
After you deliver your child, you will then be seen by your doctor or midwife anywhere from 4-6 weeks postpartum to ensure that you are healing correctly from your labor. If you delivered via C-section, then you will be seen sooner than the 4-6 weeks so that the doctor can examine your incision to correctly [...]
Posted on13. Mar, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
Have a newborn do you? Or even a three month old – how about an eight month old, or a toddler who thinks nighttime is play time? We’ve all been there with our babies and kids, mom wants to sleep and baby wants to play. Here are five ways to get your baby and kids down [...]
Posted on09. Mar, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
Although it may be something that you’d rather not think about, choosing someone to be your child’s guardian in case something happens to you is a very important decision to make. And it’s one that shouldn’t be dealt with lightly but, rather, one that you and your partner make collectively and with much attention to detail. Here [...]