The Importance of Folic Acid, DHA, and Vitamin D During Pregnancy

During pregnancy, getting the proper nutrients is of the utmost importance. Not only are you looking out for your own health and wellness, but also that of your child. Your nutrition during pregnancy plays a pivotal role in their growth and development both in utero and postpartum. When evaluating your diet and supplement regimen, it’s important to make sure three specific nutrients aren’t missed in your prenatal care: folic acid, DHA and vitamin D. Folic […]

Developing Your Own Parenting Strategy

Once you announce you’re pregnant, it seems like only mere moments before the advice starts coming in. Everyone from your parents to your friends starts to offer their tips and methods and all the opinions can start to take a toll on your sanity. This is why it’s of utmost importance you and your partner develop a parenting strategy that suits your needs and beliefs. Here are six easy steps to help you create your […]

How to Properly Clean Your Baby’s Things

Everything your baby comes into contact with needs to be handled with utmost care. Properly cleaning your baby’s items helps keep them safe for daily use for your baby’s continued health and development. Today, we’re covering the most common types of items your baby will come into contact with on a daily basis and how to make sure they’re germ-free for tiny hands and mouths. Bottles When you purchase new bottles, rings and nipples, take […]

Comforting Your Baby with Chamomile

When your baby isn’t feeling well, you want to find an effective remedy that works quickly. But more than that, you want something that will be safe. As your baby gets older, they’ll have more options, but in the beginning, homeopathic, alternative remedies may well be the best option. One of our favorite homeopathic solutions is chamomile, due to its versatility and safety. Chamomile Basics Chamomile is a plant that has been used for thousands […]

Choosing Prepackaged Foods for Your Baby

Prepackaged foods for babies and toddlers can definitely making feeding time more convenient, especially when you’re on the go. However, not all brands are created equal, which is why it’s important to know how to shop for the best prepackaged foods to keep your baby on a balanced diet. What to Look For There are many types of prepackaged foods for babies and toddlers. From jarred baby food to snacks for older babies, it can […]

Choosing the Right Bottle for Your Baby

One of the best things about the childcare industry today is the choices. There seem to be endless options for clothing, food and equipment to make life with a new baby a bit easier. This can, however, be a touch frustrating, with so many options now available. This is why we’re continuing to compare some of the most popular — and necessary — items on your shopping list when preparing for the arrival of your […]

Finding the Best Stroller for You and Your Baby

A stroller can be your favorite tool for caring for your baby. There are loads of options in terms of appearance and gadgets, but there are some important factors to keep in mind when choosing the one you’ll use to move your little one out and about. Why a Stroller Is Essential A stroller is a piece of equipment we recommend to all parents because it allows for greater mobility and freedom when you’re on […]

Helping Your Baby Take Their First Steps

Seeing your baby start to walk is one of the most amazing milestones a parent can witness. It’s a moment that leads to so many other firsts as they become better able to explore the world around them. It isn’t possible to predict the exact day they’ll decide to get up and take their first steps, but there are ways to help ease them into this new transition and be more mobile. The progression to […]

The Benefits of Sensory Play

When your baby enters the world, they’re immediately greeted by countless stimuli for their senses. Everything is new, which is why helping them explore by using their five senses — sight, smell, taste, hearing and touch — is crucial to their development and growth. To do this, you can engage them in what’s known as “sensory play,” which involves games and activities to test their senses and expose them to new things. By engaging in […]

How to Support Your Recovery After Delivery

Delivering your baby is an incredibly beautiful experience that really demonstrates how amazing the human body is. This experience is also quite a traumatic one on the body. While that isn’t meant to scare you, it’s important to know what to expect and how to help your body heal properly after delivery. There are different steps to take based on whether you had a vaginal delivery or a cesarean/c-section to ensure proper postpartum recovery. Vaginal […]

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