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How to calm a fussy baby

Time tested tricks to calm fussy babies Babies cry for many reasons, such as hunger, sleepiness, and discomfort due to a dirty diaper. But when you baby cries for no apparent reason, it can be easy for you to become stressed and frustrated. Calming a fussy baby can be a bit tricky, as your baby... More

How to store breast milk

Tips for safe storage of breast milk Mothers who breast feed their babies do so because they want the babies to have natural milk. It is not because they don't want them to be fed with a bottle, although all mothers enjoy the feeling of having the baby suckling at the breast. They also need... More

How to breast-feed in public

Breastfeeding in public places - how to be discreet. Babies - whether they are breastfed or bottle fed - need to be instantly gratified. Especially is this so when it is feeding time. If you are a breastfeeding mother, taking care of you baby's dietary needs are not very challenging while your... More

How to get a toddler to eat healthily

Getting a toddler to eat healthy food Toddlers can be fussy, stubborn and determined, especially when it comes to eating food. If they don't want to eat something, you may feel like you are fighting a losing battle. Fortunately there are always numerous tips and tricks that can help... More

How to wean your baby off the bottle

Introducing solids to your baby's diet Introducing babies to solid foods or weaning, usually takes place when the baby is between four and six months old. There are differing schools of thought on this subject however. Some organizations say weaning should be held back until a baby is six months... More

How to relieve engorgement when breastfeeding your baby

How to relieve breast engorgement while breastfeeding. Often occurring 3-5 days after the birth of a newborn; breast engorgement is a common problem faced by many breastfeeding mothers. This uncomfortable condition is characterized by swollen, hard and painful breast, accompanied with skin that... More

How to calm a colicky baby

Tips for helping your baby get relief from the pains of colic Hearing a baby cry with pain and not knowing what to do is perhaps one of the worst experiences parents can have with newborn babies. Although a small percentage of babies experience frequent attacks of colic, parents agonize over what... More