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Baby’s First Hour After Birth: Benefits of Skin-to-Skin

Create: 01/02/2017 - 04:03
Baby’s First Hour After Birth: Benefits of Skin-to-Skin
That first hour after baby is born is often called the Sacred Hour because it's such a special time. Your skin is the most natural place for your baby to be after birth and baby should stay there uninterrupted for at least an hour, the sacred hour. Skin-to-skin time is actually really important. Studies have shown it has lasting health benefits for all babies and moms.
 

A Girl's Life: How Inequality Starts Before Birth?

Create: 11/22/2016 - 03:29
A Girl's Life: How Inequality Starts Before Birth?
- If you make it into the world you've already achieved something. More female babies are aborted than male.
- You have less change of being educated than a boy. Twice as many girls as boys will never start school.
- Millions of girls are at risk of FGM. The UN has called it a violation of the human rights of girls and women.
- You are more likely to get married young. One in four girls globally are maried before they reach 18.

12 Weird Pregnancy Facts That You Probably Didn’t Know

Create: 11/21/2016 - 04:26
12 Weird Pregnancy Facts That You Probably Didn’t Know
- Spend time stroking your belly and talking to your baby in the womb because unborn babies can feel, see and hear.
- Uterus stretches from the size of a peach to approximately the size of watermelon over the course of pregnancy.
- New mothers and pregnant woman lactate automatically when they hear baby cry, even when it's not theirs.
- Central Africa have more twins born compare to anywhere else in the developing world.
- Pregnant women's feet may grow up to shoe size due to extra fluid and water retention.

How Does Music Affect a Fetus?

Create: 10/03/2016 - 12:26
How Does Music Affect a Fetus?
A unborn baby in the womb is doing so many shocking things. Not only are they learning to move their fingers, toes and limbs, they are also sometimes dreaming, sometimes sucking their thumb, sometimes yawning, and a million other truly astounding things.
 
Technology in recent years has improved imagery inside the womb and allowed for realistic animated visualizations to present various aspects of fetal development in a way that hasn’t been seen before.
 

Adorable Photo Shoot Shows Australian Mother's Quintuplets

Create: 05/12/2016 - 10:43
Adorable Photo Shoot Shows Australian Mother's Quintuplets
An Australian mother who gave birth to quintuplets in January has released a photo shoot of her unlikely new arrivals. Perth resident Kim Tucci, 26, took just two minutes to give birth to her four daughters and one son, who were conceived naturally. A team of 50 doctors and nurses assisted with the planned caesarean and all of the children were born healthy.
 

The Advantages of Breastfeeding over Bottle Feeding

Create: 04/25/2016 - 07:42
The Advantages of Breastfeeding over Bottle Feeding
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends breast milk as the best nutrition for babies. Babies should be breastfed exclusively for the first six months, according to the AAP. After other foods have been introduced, the AAP encourages mothers to continue to breastfeed until baby is at least a year old, and as long after that as both mother and child are willing.
 

Where Will Your Newborn Baby Sleep?

Create: 04/21/2016 - 11:48
Where Will Your Newborn Baby Sleep?
Room temperatures are important for your baby because unfortunately it has been linked to cot death and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, also known as SIDS. When you put your cot or your moses basket in your bedroom one of the things to think about is positioning. You need to put your cot or your moses basket away from the radiator. The bedding for your cot or moses basket is also really important. You shouldn’t be using duvets, quilts or pillows - they can cause overheating.
 

How to Treat Colic in Babies?

Create: 03/14/2016 - 05:01
How to Treat Colic in Babies?
Colic is common and can affect up to three out of ten babies. A healthy newborn baby may have periods of crying. For no apparent reason he or she cries as if in pain. The usual methods of comforting do not work very well.
 
As the parent of any newborn will tell you, there are few things worse than a baby with colic.  While she cries inconsolably, mom and dad try everything to soothe their little bundle of joy, often frantically searching the internet or calling friends and grandparents asking for advice.
 

Joys of Being a Parent

Create: 02/02/2016 - 13:02
Joys of Being a Parent
Congratulations if you're a new parent! Becoming a parent can be one of the most wonderful but challenging experiences in life. Little joys start popping up in unexpected scenarios of her life and her heart is always full of love. 
 
Being a parent and caring for a child can be a wonderful experience but at times, it can be daunting and overwhelming as you make decisions about your children’s upbringing that may be quite new to you.
 

Understanding Your Baby's Personality

Create: 01/26/2016 - 09:12
Understanding Your Baby's Personality
All babies are different, some fearless and some cautious. This is partly down to their innate personality. As you get to know your baby you will be able to gauge their anxiety around certain things, e.g., loud noises and heights.     
 
You are their secure base so try to be encouraging but avoid forcing them to do things that they find very frightening. Forcing make them more anxious, so respect their personality and take things gently.
 

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