Wouldn’t it be wonderful if your baby were born with the same sleeping pattern as you? However that is usually not the case, some babies are more active at night and prefer to sleep during the day.
Most newborns sleep an average of 16 - 17 hours a day, usually for around 2 - 4 hours at a time.
Their little stomachs cannot hold a lot of breast milk or formula, so they will often wake up when hungry and need a fresh nappy change.
It's a small plastic or latex nipple like device given to an infant or young child to suck upon. Other countries will know it by ’binky, or ‘soother’
Yes, you guessed it, it's the dummy! So, do you use it or not?
We have read countless blogs, reviews and forums on whether you should give your newborn a dummy or not.
With so much information on the internet and so many opinions on what you should and should not be doing, how on earth do you know what to believe?!
This month we’re continuing on the topic of exercise and healthy eating. We’ve talked about high-intensity exercises like Crossfit and cost effective outdoor activities to keep you moving. But what do you do when you still look in the mirror and see that post pregnancy ‘mummy tummy’?
You could be very surprised as to what your belly looks like after giving birth. Even though you’ve given birth and your baby is out of your belly, you may still have a round abdominal area. You might not want to hear it, but a few weeks (or months)after you have given birth you will probably look about 4 months pregnant.
Every new mum knows its super hard to make time to do any form of exercise after you have had a baby. But if you want to fit back into those pre-pregnancy jeans, again you will need to do at leat 30 minutes of physical activity each day, 5 days a week minimum!
The need to work out everyday is most definitely not something you want to hear after having been through labour and adjusting to a little human in your world. Alterning your sleeping patterns is hard enough let alone trying to fit in a bit of physical exercise.
The Crossfit movement has always been targeted with negative media feedback. With claims of people being rushed to the ER with over exhaustion to broken bones from poor form while lifting ridiculously heavy weights.
Doing Crossfit while pregnant seems like an abomination right?
Feeding your baby for the first time is an exciting experience for any new mum. However, this can also be rather intimidating especially if you are not really sure what to expect.
There is so much information out there, how do you know if you are being fed the right advice. We’ve taken our experience and broken it down for you.
Little baby burps can be cute and they really do serve a purpose. Babies take in a lot of air while feeding and burping your baby helps get rid of some trapped air your that may have swallowed. Small sized burps release trapped air in your baby’s stomach.
Hollywood has had a real effect on what we name our babies, nonetheless we have become greatly inventive with some exceptionally bizarre and complex names.
A baby girl born in 2013 was more inclined to have an unusual name than a baby boy.
There were more than 27,000 separate boy names and 35,000 distinctive baby girl names in 2013.
The scope of distinctive girl names has a tendency to be more extensive than the scope of baby boy names.
Your baby is most vulnerable in their first year of life as they are developing quickly and their immune system is weakest.Make sure you properly sterilise your breastfeeding equipment and baby feeding accessories: breast pump part, baby bottles, soothers, teething rings, small plastic toys, plastic cutlery and weaning bowls to prevent harmful bacteria growing.
Make sure you properly sterilise your breastfeeding equipment and baby feeding accessories:
breast pump part, baby bottles, soothers, teething rings, small plastic toys, plastic cutlery and weaning bowls to prevent harmful bacteria growing.
Medical research shows that the wrong sleeping position during pregnancy will increase your chances of having a still birth. We believe that by choosing the right pregnancy pillow you will be able to avoid those dangerous positions.
Are you considering buying a pregnancy and nursing pillow? What features should you look for to make the best choice?
Mothers-to-be and doctors alike cite comfort features of The Ultimate Pregnancy and Nursing Pillow. A body-pillow will help support your baby bump, while preventing rolling forward in an awkward sprawl. The unique curved cradle shape of the Ultimate pillow can support not just your growing tummy, but also your head and neck. Also, tuck the other end between your knees to align your hips and reduce the hip pain often associated with pregnancy.