Why is my baby crying?

Why is my baby crying?   A baby’s first cry after being born is an emotional and reassuring moment for parents. However, for new parents, continuous crying can become worrying and overwhelming, especially when you are not sure how you can comfort your baby. Everyone knows that babies cry, but some cry more than others and some babies are harder to settle when they do. Here are a few reasons that might explain a baby’s […]

Wrapped in Swaddling Clothes – Bamboo Style

The background to swaddling your baby When you have a newborn baby, you are likely to be bombarded with advice. Do this, don’t do this! Do that, don’t do that! There are definitely trends in baby care – what your mother did with you, may not be what you choose to do with your baby. One technique which seems to have stood the test of time is that of swaddling your baby. Yes, there was […]

7 Ways to Make Breastfeeding More Comfortable

Breastfeeding is a beautiful bonding moment between mother and child, but let’s be honest, it’s not always comfortable. Feedings throughout the day can really take a toll on your body and not just your breasts. Thankfully, there are some tried and true ways to help you make breastfeeding as comfortable as it can be, so you can enjoy it for the experience it is.   Change up your position. Try holding your baby in different […]

Safe Sleep Guide

Sleep is so important for healthy babies (and tired parents!). They’ll spend a lot of their first year of life sleeping, which will strengthen their immune system and aid in their growth and development. Making sure your baby gets the sleep they need may mean drastic changes to your routine and obeying the cardinal rule: Never wake a sleeping baby. But how your baby sleeps is just as important as how much they sleep. What […]

12 Facts You Should Know About Newborn Babies

Having a baby brings with it plenty of questions. Probably too many to count. What will they look like? How will they change and how fast? What do they need? We’ve rounded up some important things to know about caring for your newborn baby and some facts about their development in those first weeks and months so you can focus on bonding with them and taking care of yourself with a bit less stress: Bathing: […]

Hospital Bag Essentials for Your Delivery Date

As your delivery date nears, it’s always best to have a packed bag ready to go whenever the baby chooses to arrive. But what should you bring along? Here are some essentials to make both mommy and baby comfortable and allow for a little more peace of mind while you’re in the hospital.   Pajamas and Loungewear — Nobody likes a hospital gown, so bring your own garments for before and after delivery so you […]

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 […]

Babywearing 101: Comparing the Options

As you prepare for the arrival of your baby, you’ve probably considered purchasing a baby carrier of some sort to help you move around with your child more easily. But the amount of options can be overwhelming. What are the pros and cons of these different styles and, more importantly, why should you invest in a baby carrier? There are a range of benefits to the practice of babywearing. The most obvious one being that […]

First Aid Preparation for New Parents

When your new baby arrives, you become their first line of medical care. Being prepared with some basic first aid skills can go a long way to keep your baby safe, your sanity intact and your trips to the doctor less frequent. How should you prepare? We recommend starting by building up a first aid kit in your home. This kit should contain items to benefit the entire family, including those products meant for tiny […]

The Basics of Tummy Time

In the early months of your baby’s life, they aren’t very mobile, which means they need help developing the strength and skills to move about on their own and support their own weight. How do we help them do that? One of the most efficient exercises to help them develop is known as tummy time and it’s something you should aim to do every day once your baby is at least three months old. Tummy […]

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