During your pregnancy, there are many foods that you should be careful about eating. MommyPage highlights all the foods to avoid while pregnant.
Nothing is more nerve-jarring than a crying baby – particularly if the baby doesn’t appear to be able to be soothed. If it happens in a public place, a crying baby can earn a new mother glares from unsympathetic onlookers, and understanding nods and sympathetic vibes from other mothers who have already been there. Still, [...]
All babies are born with a need and instinct to suck. Sucking brings comfort and, usually, food. Pacifiers, thumbs and fingers are very easy ways for babies to find comfort between feeding times and to relax themselves to be ready for sleep. Facts about Pacifiers and Thumb/Finger Sucking “Thumb sucking is a common childhood behavior [...]
What is NewParent.com? What types of articles are on the site? NewParent.com is a website for expectant, new, and toddler-staged parents. We hope to provide informative and entertaining articles to help expectant and new parents navigate through every parenting stage! Whether an expectant mom wants to read about how to have a healthy and organic [...]
Throughout a baby’s development, he’s constantly using his oral muscles. Inside the womb, ultrasound pictures show babies sucking and swallowing (as early as 10 weeks). Once born, babies engage in reflexive sucking independent of the need to feed. As a baby grows, he starts sucking or mouthing objects that he puts in or near his [...]
In 2011, the FDA issued a warning about the use of teething liquids and gels containing benzocaine. Benzocaine was used in many over-the-counter (OTC) gels under such brand names as Anbesol, Hurricaine, Orajel, Baby Orajel, and may be included in some store brand products. What’s the Panic about Benzocaine? The use of benzocaine, particularly in [...]
“Autism is one of many pervasive developmental disorders [PDD] and is often referred to as autism spectrum disorder (ASD) … Pervasive Developmental Disorder … refers to a group of developmental conditions affecting children that encompasses impairments and delays in social skills and communication … behavior, cognitive [abilities].” (Early Signs of Autism) The term “spectrum” refers [...]
Mothers are always up for suggestions as to what to do to help soothe ouchy, teething gums. There are the traditional teething rings, clean wash cloths soaked in cool water, and mommy’s or daddy’s fingers. Then, of course there’s anything baby can find! Well, below are a few suggestions of new and perhaps “new-to-you” teething [...]
Get a free sample of Garnier Fructis® Pure Clean Clear 2in1 shampoo and conditioner! Click Here to request this free sample!
Babies have an innate need to suck. They do it to get nourishment and to get comfort. Breastfeeding naturally and automatically satisfies both needs. As nursing became less popular, an artificial substitute for the breast was developed – the pacifier. But as the benefits of breastfeeding not only to baby but to mother as well [...]
Get a free sample of Beneful® Baked Delights Dog Snacks. Treat your dog to some snacks that he’ll love with this free sample! Click Here to request the free sample!