Thumb sucking is the childhood habit of putting the thumb in the mouth for comfort or to relieve stress. Babies and young children derive the feeling of security and relaxation when sucking their thumbs or fingers. The activity is normal for infants and toddlers, but should decrease by ages three to four and stop by age five.
Parents tend to be more concerned with thumb sucking than is actually warranted. Thumb sucking can affect the healthy development of teeth and mouth, which may cause Read more...
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Are you sure that your baby is safe using their bottle? Beware ! Recent study shows that almost all baby bottle sold in the markets contain Bisphenol-A.
Bisphenol-A, also called BPA, is an industrial chemical used to make polycarbonate plastic, the key ingredient in clear, shiny baby bottles and many other plastic products. When exposed to heat or stress, Bisphenol-A (BPA) can leach out of the plastic baby bottle and into the formula it contains.
Lab tests prove that when these bottles are heated, as many parents do to warm formula or breast milk, potentially dangerous levels of BPA leak into the liquid. While industry leaders continue to defend the use of BPA, environmental experts question the possible link between BPA and early puberty, and possibly autism. Research indicates that at very low levels, BPA has the potential to disrupt the normal functioning of hormones, cause hyperactivity, impair learning, affect the onset of puberty, and lead to other health problems.
As a parent, there is nothing more precious to you than your children. Make sure to protect your little one by switching from polycarbonate bottles to safer alternatives like glass baby bottles and non-polycarbonate plastics. Selengkapnya…
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Since when the baby start to get massage?
Baby massage can be done, soon after the baby is born, according to the wishes of parents. The massage is done early, the more benefits will be obtained. While the best time to do the message is at the time of morning or evening. Some preparation is necessary before the baby massage:
hands clean and warm.
nails and jewelry and do not scratch the skin of babies.
room message effort not stuffy.
strived baby has finished eating / are not hungry.
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All babies are different in many ways, especially in how much sleep they require. Your new baby sleeps most of the time, usually 17 hours out of 24 during the first month. They have different stages of sleep.
By the time your baby is three months old, he may well be sleeping about 10 hours a night, with another five hours during the day, often in two distinct naps, morning and afternoon.
This baby sleep pattern involves a lot of commitment and perseverance but can be very successful in Read more...
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To become parent for the first time is the most wonderful, tarrying and fabulous thing that will happen to you in your life. This is fabulous because you got a cute new baby and terrifying is because it has not come with handbook or something like ‘volume control’!
Once feeding is given, getting baby sleeping well quickly and easily becomes the number one priority or remedy for almost all mothers. New parents are bombarded with mixed advice and they really do not known what will Read more...
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