Getting your baby to sleep easily
Mar30

Getting your baby to sleep easily

A crying baby can be very distressing because it feels almost impossible to stop them. According to many reports, one of the most common reasons why your child cries in the middle of the night is mostly because their pacifiers dropped from their mouth or when they have problems like teething or fever. Doing the familiar After all, babies have been trained to sleep while sucking on the pacifier or something of that kind. As a parent,...

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When your infant is having a cough
Mar07

When your infant is having a cough

Coughing can be very annoying especially if they do not go away after a while. This could be caused by a prolonged medical condition or could be more serious. If your infant is having a cough, it becomes more troubling. Is coughing serious for babies? Coughing is usually caused by some form of irritation along the throat or the airways. If you have a toddler, a mild cough is common but it goes on for a day or two, you should refer him...

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Poop colours among babies
Mar07

Poop colours among babies

Communicating with your baby would be one of the biggest challenges since they are still unable to speak. As new parents, we tend to look for ways to understand our babies better. Did you know that one of the most effective ways to do this is to look at the baby’s poop? Different coloured poops Have you ever wondered why there are different shades of poop among babies? It is no surprise that every colour tells a different story and...

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Your baby and Chickenpox
Mar07

Your baby and Chickenpox

Chickenpox is that very irritating red-spot condition that affects everyone. It is one of the infectious condition caused by a virus of the herpes group. This is like one of the troublesome illness that every person has to go through and it usually occurs during childhood. Traits of chickenpox A person usually gets chickenpox when he is young. This is not a serious condition which takes at most 2 weeks for the symptoms to be visible....

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Bronchiolitis among babies
Mar07

Bronchiolitis among babies

One of the common health problems among babies and infants is bronchiolitis. This is actually a very common viral infection which is contagious known to affect 1 in every 3 babies. The usually occurrence is usually in the first year after they are born. Bronchiolitis Factors What happens when a person gets bronchiolitis is where he has difficulty breathing. This condition occurs often in countries with winter but is known to occur in...

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Babies and fever
Mar07

Babies and fever

Fever is among the most common sickness for anyone. For babies, it can be troubling especially when the temperature is not dropping and the baby keeps crying. For some parents, fever for the baby is among the biggest nightmare. How critical is fever? Fever is a body’s mechanism of a natural defence against an infection. It is the same concept for babies but because an infant’s immune system is not as strong yet, it could cause some...

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Allergies in babies
Mar07

Allergies in babies

One of the biggest challenges in parenting is when your baby falls sick. While medication can cure most problems like the common cold and fever, some conditions are harder to determine. This is when your baby gets an allergy reaction and the irritation can be quite disturbing. What is an allergy? Naturally, an allergy is when the body gets an immune reaction to an allergen found in the environment. The common ways of coming in contact...

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Jaundice in Newborns
Mar07

Jaundice in Newborns

Jaundice is a word you will hear a lot especially when you have a newborn. It is among the most common health conditions among infants and can be quite troublesome. What causes Jaundice? The culprit behind jaundice is a chemical called bilirubin. This is when the chemical builds up in the blood and then shows itself through the skin, usually yellow in colour. It has to be noted that bilirubin is found in the blood and usually come...

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Asthma among babies
Mar07

Asthma among babies

When the lungs and the airways suffer inflammation, it could cause breathing. This chronic disease can range from mild to serious and would require a lot of constant monitoring. Asthma can be critical Asthma is one of the common conditions among anyone. Adults are able to articulate the condition and look for help but when it attacks babies, the consequences can be quite serious because there is no way to communicate to the adult. An...

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Top Signs your Child might have learning problems
Oct25

Top Signs your Child might have learning problems

When it comes to learning, there are certain signs that you should be aware of which could tell you that your child might have difficulty in learning. A lot of parents are not sure if such signs are real while many chooses not to believe and wait until their toddler grows older before taking the necessary steps. So what should you take notice of? We point out the top 3 signs. Speaking Problem – It is known that babies can learn to...

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Your baby’s first words
Jan02

Your baby’s first words

The baby’s first few words are usually met with tears of joys of the parents. As you wait and anticipate for your child’s first words, which you will hope that it would be ‘daddy’ or ‘mommy’, any other word that comes close would be good enough for you. Hence you will accept ‘dada’ as ‘dad’ or ‘mama’ as ‘mom’, whichever you prefer. You should well be...

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Communication through sign language with toddlers
Dec08

Communication through sign language with toddlers

Now that your baby is born, you tend to want to talk to them with the hope that they are able to understand the message you are trying to convey. Many a times you will find some responses highly amusing and encouraging but a lot of other times have you pretty much talking to yourself and your baby is also pretty much minding their own business with the little toy they are holding or losing focus altogether. So what is the best method...

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Toddler transitions
Jun02

Toddler transitions

It has been perceived that youngsters are flexible to change and adapt to a new environment. Well, only the old folks will follow the routine to perform the same chores everyday. For kids, they will abandon their monumental lifestyle by the age of four. But then again, it is not easy to persuade a four-year-old child to give up their pacifier and move from the crib to a spacious bed. Some may have gone off to preschool while there are...

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How to deal when your baby is teething
Apr03

How to deal when your baby is teething

The teething process for baby’s and newborns often start around as early as their third month onwards. This can sometimes be very distressing as the it is when the baby is crying more often than before as the teeth starts making its way out of their gums. As parents you are not sure what to do as you seemed helpless in one way or another. The whole process takes a while to complete and hence you will find that it gets incredibly...

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