Archive for 'Birth'
Posted on11. Apr, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
Having to go back to work after you’ve been spending so much time with your bundle of joy can be a hard time for some moms. There’s that never-ending ache to make sure that your tiny baby will be safe and well taken care of. Here are three ways to help ease the transition from [...]
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 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 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 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 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 [...]
Posted on07. Mar, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
Having a new baby around can be extremely overwhelming. Some families adjust effortlessly while others need some help settling into their routine which now includes a brand new baby. With all this change happening, postpartum depression can set in for some new moms. Postpartum depression is not something that should be taken lightly. It’s a [...]
Posted on29. Feb, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
Perhaps romance is the last thing on your mind after you’ve just gotten settled with your newborn. But that doesn’t mean you should forget about how you and your partner came to having this baby in the first place. No one likes to be neglected or have their needs pushed to the side, so keeping [...]
Posted on24. Feb, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
So you’ve decided to add to your family, but you’re not too sure how your other little ones will take it? These kinds of feelings are totally natural. Bringing a new baby into the mix isn’t necessarily as life-disturbing as it is life-changing. A new life disrupts everything, and it’s this action of changing and shaking up [...]