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Baby Articles

A collection of articles from some of the most respected writers on babies, parents and pregnancy.



Make Yours An Organic And Eco Baby by Davinos Greeno
When babies are born they are unable to make decisions for themselves and the young lives in our care deserve the best that we can provide and it is our responsibility to ensure that we give them a natural and healthy environment to grow in.

Feng Shui Baby Names by Dennis Estrada
The ways vary from different Feng Shui schools. Feng means wind, while Shui means water. Feng Shui Masters found a way to relate Feng Shui with baby name.

A Kid By Any Other Name by Marilyn Mackenzie
What's really in a name? Everything – if you are a child in school. Naming a child is an important matter, but it is one that many parents don’t take seriously enough. For some, naming a child is much like drawing a name from a hat. Some parents think long and hard about names. They read books and consult other family members. Often times, their own thoughts and feelings come into play, but their future child’s feelings are never considered.

Picking the Best Baby Name By Michael Russell
Somewhere between picking out the best products, decorating the nursery and attending parent classes, you will also pick out a name for your baby. This may seem easy enough but for some couples, it can be difficult. Here are some tips to make it easier.

Sleeping Arrangements for Newborns By Sarah Veda
It’s not unusual for newborns to have unusual sleeping habits, particularly for them to want to sleep during the day, and stay awake at night. Remember, in the womb its dark all the time, so night and day mean nothing to them. If your baby’s sleeping habits need some adjustment, here are some ways to get him on track.

How To Pick A Baby Name By Dennis Estrada
To name a baby is a time-consuming task for a couple, expectant moms, single moms, parents, or caretakers. The baby name brands a baby. And, that is what they will be called for their entire life.

Coping with New Mommy Stress and Lack of Sleep by Sherry Frewerd
You're home with the new bundle of joy! This wonderful addition to your home and life means the world to you, and you should be jumping with excitement. So why don't you feel terrific all of the time?

Its No Child's Play by Adam Jaylin
Buying toys and games for your child is not a child's play. A lot of thinking needs to go into the selection process of these all important developmental tools that form a part of the most cherished phase of everyone's life.

Four Tips To Help You Deal With Your Little Picky Eater by Susanne Myers
Did your sweet little toddler, who used to eat almost anything, turn into a picky eater all of a sudden? Many kids will start to become a lot choosier about what types of foods they will eat around age three. Here are four tips to help you deal with your little picky eater.

Child Care by Floyd Dorrance
This is number 4 in a series of 25 articles on child care outlining the options open to the parent. This series is an in depth study of those options.

How To Get Your Baby To Eat Vegetables by Christine Albury
Vegetables contain so many vitamins, minerals and nutrients necessary to good health that it's important to ensure your baby is eating enough of them. Understandably, then, many parents become concerned when their little ones refuse to eat vegetables at all!

Pink or Blue? These Tips Can Help You Choose The Best Gender Specific Baby Gift For The New Arrival by Pammy Brown
Should girls play with trucks? Should boys play with dolls? If you are in need of baby gifts for a new boy or girl, these tips can help you debunk the unspoken rules of toys and gifts appropriate for then new baby's gender.

How to Ensure Your Baby's Gifts Are Safe by John English
Keeping babies safe from all possible harm is a constant concern of mothers and fathers. It is never of greater concern than following a special occasion in your baby's life when they receive gifts from family members and friends. Even though, they love your baby and would never knowingly do anything to cause your baby harm, they may not be as aware as you of potential dangers associated with their gifts. Therefore, you have a responsibility to ensure the special-occasion gifts are 100% safe for your baby to play with.

10 Tips for Easing Reflux When Feeding Baby Formula Milk by Robin OBrien
As much as 50 percent of all healthy babies have reflux at some stage. Reflux is less common in babies that are exclusively breastfed as breast milk is more hypoallergenic and is digested twice as fast as formula milk. But for mothers who bottle feed their baby, there are a few simple steps that will greatly ease, or stop altogether, reflux during feeding.

Breastfeeding Nutrition by Jacqueline Courtiol
This article provides helpful guidelines for breastfeeding nutrition.

Consoling a Crying Baby by Jacqueline Courtiol
This article provides helpful techniques to soothe Baby and calm him or her down.

The Benefits of Breastfeeding Your Baby by Brooke Schuman
Breastfeeding, although not the easiest thing to do, is undoubtedly the best thing that you can do for your baby. Yes it takes practice and is time consuming, but there are more than quite a few benefits of breastfeeding your baby than you might think.

Childproofing Your Home by Jacqueline Courtiol
Find out how you can childproof your home with the tips and information in this article.

Cats and Babies - Tips for a Peaceful Coexistence by Kit Marsters
If you are an expecting family, it is natural to worry about the safety of your baby. There are many tales going around about newborns and cats, some of them none too pleasant. There's no need to worry, though. Cats and babies have lived together harmoniously throughout the ages, and there are many things you can do to help them become friends.

Infant Car Seat Saftey by Brooke Schuman
Did you know that car accidents kill and injure more children than all major childhood illnesses combined? Now if that doesn't get your attention I don't know what will. So here are some safety tips to remember on that first ride home from the hospital as well as through out toddler hood.

How To Prevent Baby From Getting Dry Skin by Brooke Schuman
It seems like more and more babies are struggling with eczema, or really dry skin. As a mother, I have had to deal with my child’s struggle with really dry skin. Ever since my son’s birth, he has been getting rough, dry patches on his skin. If you haven’t noticed, your baby’s skin probably gets drier in the winter than in the summer. These are just some tips that have helped my baby’s skin stay “soft as a babies butt” all year round.

Why You Absolutely Must Use an Organic Crib Mattress for Your Baby by Laura Taff
Would you like to know how you can reduce the risk of SIDS in your newborn? With all the information out there on sleeping positions, nutrition, and smoking habits, there has been a reduction in the reported cases of SIDS. But there is still one very dangerous, very possible cause of SIDS, and your baby is sleeping on it every night. Your baby's crib mattress is laden with dangerous chemicals.

Colic and Your Infant Baby - Really Nothing To Worry About by Christain Cullen
There is actually no known cause of colic. Despite being quite common, medical experts still have no idea what to make of this problem. It usually starts during the first few weeks, particularly during the third week. It peaks at two months of age and then subsides at the third to fourth month. By the fourth month, there will usually be no more episodes of colic.

Stop That Crying by Rachel Goodchild
If you want commonsense ways to stop your baby crying, you need to read this article. With plenty of easy to use articles that consider the needs of the parent and the baby. You will be able to use the information straight away, and enjoy a happy, rested baby.

Choosing the Best Baby Shoes for Your Baby by Terri Ornstein
Contrary to popular belief, a baby doesn't actually need support from shoes. The muscles in and around the foot are well equipped to do the job. We now know that the best thing for growing feet is not a cute pair of baby running sneakers, or stiff, high-topped baby shoes designed to support flat-footed steps and wobbly ankles or even flip-flops, but rather no shoes at all.



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