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Co sleeping and bed sharing with your BABY

Sharing a bed with a baby is probably something that every parent has tried at some point. Who wouldn’t want to keep their bundle of joy next to them at all times? However, while sharing a bed or a room with their baby is a nightly habit for some parents, others would argue about the safety of this practice. Granted, there are some dangers when it comes to bedsharing. You may roll over the child. His/her body temperature may become too high if you are too close, arising several health problems.  Moreover, if the baby ends up tangled in the sheets, they wouldn’t be able to release themselves and breathe on their own. So you must understand the concept fully and follow the best practices. Many people around you advise that co-sleeping is dangerous. Yes, it is dangerous if the baby is not ready for bed-sharing. Co-sleeping is more common than you think. Co-sleeping can help boost a baby’s development What is Co-Sleeping or Bed Sharing? Co-sleeping is sleeping close to your baby, reg
  Why are new-age parents choose cloth diapers? It’s easy to see why cloth diapers are making a comeback. With the rising concern of toxic chemical exposure in babies and children and heightened awareness of the environment, cloth diapers make a smart, sustainable choice. But the benefits of cloth diapers don’t end there. Having a reusable supply of diapers on hand can ease anxiety. You won’t have to worry about running out of diapers—or about the stores or online subscriptions running out either. Cloth diapers are better for everyone. How To Choose The Right Cloth Diaper? Here are a few features to consider for choosing the right cloth diaper for your baby. Materials  like cotton, microfleece, and bamboo are durable, soft, and highly absorbent. These materials could be an ideal choice for baby cloth diapers, as they are easier to clean and safe for the baby’s skin too. It is better to choose a free-size cloth diaper that comes with gentle elastics. Such a diaper offers a comfortable f

Healthy & Nutritious Pregnancy Superfoods

Pregnancy Diet: Boost Your Immunity With Super Foods If you are pregnant, you need to take special care to boost your immunity with the right nutrients. Good circulation and blood flow to every tissue in the body allow the immune system to develop a strong defense against invading pathogens. Pregnancy is a period of increased metabolic demand because of changes in a woman’s physiology and the requirements of a growing fetus. Pregnancy alters the immune system. The design of a woman’s immune system is complex and it is influenced by diet, lifestyle, sleep, exercise, and stress levels.   With the excitement of a baby along the way, people often begin to buckle their belts for the nine months of caution up ahead. While everything the mother-to-be does is under scrutiny, one of the first things that need attention is the pregnant woman’s diet. It is essential to have a diet that not only suits the mother through those nauseous mornings and sleepless nights but is also healthy for the baby.

6 Effective ways to relieve gas pain or colic pain in infants

  All babies cry when they feel uncomfortable and it is the only way they know how to communicate what they are going through. One common reason why a baby cries is because of pain caused by GAS. When your baby cries, they can swallow air. This may give your baby gas. It can make their tummy look swollen or feel tight. They might show some relief in symptoms after passing gas or having a bowel movement (pooping). Colic is likely to start around 2 weeks of age if your infant is full-term, or later if they were born prematurely. It almost always goes away on its own by 3 or 4 months of age. It can happen regardless of your baby's sex, their birth order, and whether you breastfeed  or bottle-feed. Colic Symptoms Infants often show signs of colic at the same time every day, usually in the evening. You might notice that your child cries: With no clear reason (such as  hunger  or a dirty  diaper ) like they’re in  pain. Along with clenched fists, stiff arms, an arched back, or curled leg

Lychee is the perfect fruit for a hot summer day

  Have your child tried Lychee? Encourage your child to eat more fruit and vegetables. If you follow healthy eating habits, your child may eventually follow your lead. Keep offering fruit and vegetables in a variety of ways, as children are more likely to eat what is familiar to them. Never assume your child dislikes a particular fruit or vegetable. The next time you offer it may be the day they decide to try it. Children’s tastes do change with age. Lychees are high in nutrition with essential vitamin C. It is a powerhouse of minerals and boosts immunity too. It is also very hydrating. Lychee is the perfect fruit for a hot summer day, as it contains 90 percent water content, thereby perfect for fighting dehydration. If your child is healthy, eats well, there is nothing to stop him from enjoying delicious lychees. As there are health benefits to the lychee fruit. DO YOU KNOW??? An important fact about Lychees: keep in mind that you should not eat or let your child eat lychees on an em

How to get relief from MORNING SICKNESS & NAUSEA during pregnancy?

Nausea during pregnancy is typically one of the most experienced and complained about symptoms that women report. Up to 70 percent of expectant mothers experience nausea at some point during early pregnancy. Not only is it known to be one of the early signs of pregnancy, but it is a symptom that is common throughout the first trimester, and sometimes even longer. While nausea is definitely an uncomfortable feeling, the good news is that it is not harmful to you or your baby, and it is often perceived as an indication of a healthy pregnancy.    Studies have shown that women with nausea and vomiting during the first trimester have a lower risk of miscarriage than do women without these symptoms. Research suggests that nausea and vomiting in pregnancy might be due to the effects of human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG).   Pregnant women begin producing HCG sho rtly after a fertilized egg attaches to the uterine lining.  Women with severe morning sickness (hyperemesis gravidarum) have high

How to handle HEARTBURN or ACID REFLUX during pregnancy?

Heartburn and related issues like gas and bloating during pregnancy  usually start in the second or third trimester, but it can be sooner for some women. The discomfort will probably come and go until your baby is born. Women who gain too much weight during pregnancy  might continue to have heartburn for up to a year after having their baby. Some of the hormonal and physical changes in your body during pregnancy can cause heartburn, (also called acid indigestion or acid reflux.) starts behind your breastbone and travels up your esophagus, a tube connecting your throat to your stomach.  Some women have occasional heartburn throughout the pregnancy. Some experience worsening symptoms as the baby grows. Which hormone is responsible for pregnancy-related heartburn? progesterone, also called the “pregnancy hormone” because it nurtures your womb and the baby inside it, is the leading culprit behind pregnancy-related heartburn. Progesterone acts as a muscle relaxer. In the case of heartb