What You Should Know About Baby Weaning For A Smooth Transition

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Your baby is breastfed or use formula only for the first 6 months of his year. After that, he starts to learn how to eat other foods such as cereals and fruits. Baby weaning is so important because it will set a good eating habit in the future for your baby, help him to develop eating skills and many other soft skills as well as grow the love of food inside him. However, the transition to the stage 1 of baby weaning is not that easy as there are many problems such as allergy or the baby refuses to eat. There are many things you need to know in order to be success in baby weaning such as time to start and foods to cook, to name just a few. Here are some tips to make weaning a smooth process that new parents should know: 1. Know When Your Baby Is Ready Normally, your baby only needs breast milk or formula for the first 6 months and that is all the nutrients and calories he needs. After 6 month, he will need more in order to grow up; this is when you should introduce solid foods to your baby. [...]

What You Need to Do When Babysitting A Baby

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Taking care of your own baby is hard, taking care of other people’ baby is harder. When someone asks you to babysit their baby and you can’t say no, there are many things you need to know in advance to make sure you do a good job and the baby will be safe and happy while you are there.

Here is a list of what you need to do when you babysit a child: 1. Know Who to Contact When Needed When you babysit a baby and his parents will not be around, you need to make sure you have the parents’ contact information. Also make sure you ask them about what and when to feed the baby, any food that he could not eat and what to do in case of an emergency. Take note of all of this information as well. 2. Make Sure the Baby Is Comfortable All the Time When the baby feels unhappy and uncomfortable, he will cry to let you know. There are many reasons why the baby is crying: he is hungry, his diaper is dirty, and he wants to sleep. The list goes on and on. [...]

What to Prepare for A Newborn Baby

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When you are expecting a baby, nothing could make you happier than that. However, there are many things that you need to prepare to welcome the birth of your baby. If you have 2 or 3 children already then you may have a lot of experience. However, for new parents, this experience could be quite overwhelming as there are many things to prepare for. Don’t worry much, all you need to do is calm down and create a list of what you should do and buy in advance. This article here will help you with some of the most important things you need to prepare for your baby. 1. Participate In A Newborn Care Class This is extremely helpful for new parents as they will have a chance to gain knowledge about how to take the best care for your baby from many experts. You can sign up for one class like this in many hospitals as well as healthcare facilities. There are several things you can learn at a newborn care class including how to give birth to a baby, how to bath, how to breastfeed as well as bottle feeding. You can also learn how to soothe a crying baby and learn some basics symptoms of sickness your baby may get. [...]

Tips On Using A Baby Crib Safely

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Among all kinds of bed your baby could sleep in, crib is the most popular one as it could provide the safest and most stable sleeping place for your baby.
In order to maximize the benefit of a crib, parents should know how to use it properly and safely. There are several things you could do to maintain safety in the crib including proper assembly and use. In this article, I will talk in more detail about all the steps you should take in order to use a cribs efficiently. Here are the tips of what you could do to make crib a safe place for your children: 1/ Make Sure the Crib Is Assembled Correctly After buying a crib from the shop, the first thing you should do is not setting it up right away. You should first read all the instructions from the manufacture of the crib. Read them carefully and thoroughly. Remember all the precautions noted in the manual book as well. When you finish reading the instruction, you could assemble the crib following all the steps mentioned in the book as well. Remember that if you set up the crib in the wrong way, [...]

How to Soothe A Crying Baby

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Nothing is worse than a baby is crying, especially when you are just new parents. Because the only communication channel that a baby can create is through crying, sometimes it is hard to know what they want. So in order to stop a baby from crying you should know and offer them what they want. Steps to soothe your baby: 1/ Check to See If Your Baby Is Tired or Hungry Normally, a new born baby will get hungry in 3 hours since the last time he eats. He also feels sleepy after 3 hours since the last time he sleep also. When you see your baby cry, check if the last time he eats or sleeps is 3 hours ago, it means that you baby want to eat or sleep. It is still normal if your baby wants to eat although he just ate 2 hours or less before. It means that he does not get enough food in the last feeding.
If you think your baby needs to sleep, put him into a cradle in a quite dark room. If your baby have difficulties in falling asleep, play some white noise like noise of the rain can help. [...]