Archive for August, 2012
There is a wide variety of toys on the market, but when you select it, should be especially safe and appropriate for the age of the baby. Until six months are ideal for toys that help to discover their body, with different forms, colors and textures, like rattles, rubber dolls and blankets with activities where the baby can interact.
After seven months begins to explore objects and will call attention to the sound, walkers, balls and all kinds of dolls and toys detachable pieces, from rings or blocks. Among the toys recommended are the following:
1) Sound rattles:
They are made of different textures, are sound and can bite without danger.
2) Hanging toys:
They can be placed above the crib or in the car and take care of the baby for quite some time, at bedtime or travel. Read the rest of this entry »
Many times we buy foods for our children and we do not pay more attention to what is written on nutrition labels, and these same designs help us correct diet, balanced and contain basic information about the values and nutritious food that we are buying possesses.
- ● The energy value and the total fat saturated carbohydrates, sugars and salt having each serving helps us to better control the quality of food that we are giving our son.
- ● The necessary quantities are recommended, is the exact percentage that each serving of the food provides.
A swing is a simple, ancient and practical way to calm a fussy baby or at least having a baby entertained while mom or dad gets a quick shower. Of course, any small can not be left unattended, but depending on the architecture of your home you can have “view” but you absent for a few minutes while you shower and dry, or by an older brother that’s usually monitor one bit.
Now, you would think before buying a baby swing, take some precautions and choose it very, very well. We invite you to consider these points that include safety, practicality and versatility and durability of your investment.
A swing should be stable and secure. They are the premises in which you can not give in, imagine the above example: you can not take a shower in a few minutes if the swing was unstable or risky. Keep in mind that the safety of the baby is the priority. What should you look for? Make sure it has a wide base and a low center of gravity to prevent tipping if the baby manages to lean in one direction. In addition, it is ideal that the seats have seat belt, so ideal 5 point harness is the best, especially in the case of a newborn. Read the rest of this entry »
Bringing a newborn into the world is a very special experience and it is a huge responsibility. Every new parent wants everything to be just perfect when their newborn arrives. Most parents will start planning how they are going to accommodate the new family member. Where do they start? The first step that most parents take is preparing a room for their new arrival. It can be a wonderful experience planning an entire room based upon the new arrival.
For parents that know whether or not they were having a boy or girl, the planning is much easier. The traditional colors for boys and girls are quite different. Most parents will pick light blues, and soft yellows for decorating the nursery for a boy. On the other hand, if parents are expecting a girl, pinks, purples and lavender colors are often the most common choices.
Every detail of the nursery is planned to perfection. Everything must be just right when the new baby comes home. The focal point of most nurseries is the crib. This is where the new baby will spend the first few years of its life. It should be soft, warm and inviting. It all begins with choosing the proper bedding.
Picking out the proper baby bedding can be a wonderful experience. Many new parents will look at several different choices before they make their final decision. Deciding which bedding is best is often a matter of personal preference. It doesn’t matter if you’re looking for bedding for a baby boy, or if you are looking for baby girl bedding. The only real difference in the two is color choices. Read the rest of this entry »
At the time to go for a walk and that our son is related to the environment or the rest of the people, do not have security media when it is in your room or in our house, which we have carefully conditioned upon arrival.
There are a number of recommendations that we leave here for you to have this stroller and an outlet in the square is truly safe and more pleasurable. Notes:
- Children at the slightest opportunity when often thrown out of the chair, especially when they are starting to crawl and move with ease, never forget your insurance pinned the chair, so that the child is properly secured and until you decides not to lose it, so avoid accidents.
The babies have to regulate their sleep cycles once born and many parents have difficulty getting their babies to sleep at night without problems, but there are many remedies natural to help a baby to sleep and the parents can prove with them. Here are some of them.
They are very advised the massages for babies, especially the soles of the feet, helping to release tension and relax and most suitable oils for massage are the essential oils of chamomile, lavender and tangerine, that will help the baby gradually relax. Besides the baby’s room should be a quiet place, with the lights low and there are no noises, the music quiet background can help relax the baby. Read the rest of this entry »
Parenting should not exhaust you, neither you nor your partner. The traditional family mold (beyond the biological by breastfeeding) says that mom stays home and takes care of the baby and dad goes to work and returns after several hours of absence from home.
Something that should not happen is that both one is overflowing and almost to tears baby care leave in the hands of another, by saturation (which has nothing to do with the presence or absence of love).
How to avoid or at least minimize these problems? We did a small survey among friends and acquaintances. Here are the answers… Read the rest of this entry »
The baby’s name is of paramount importance in later life. The name is the first thing you learn in a Person, and naturally we associate with other persons known by the same name, famous people, or else we will remember something.
In any case, 80% of adults like their own name. Keep in mind that you have associated with himself for many years, and hardly anyone has a low opinion of himself. Thus the importance of the baby’s name is relative: almost certainly end up liking him!
You can use the search names of newbabynames.net. There you can find the names that you like and start looking for the baby’s gender.
Some parents are uncertain how to call his son even before pregnancy occurs. For others, however, the choice of the most appropriate name for the newborn becomes an arduous task that lasts until the last moment, when the baby is born and it must be registered. Although the name does not determine a person, it can set their personal development.
Many couples already know what to call their baby even before pregnancy. Others choose their name over the nine months of gestation. Read the rest of this entry »
The release from the hospital after the birth is usually a moment of great uncertainty for parents. They wonder if they will know to care, feed properly, and many of the changes that will happen in those first weeks, frighten and motivate a consultation with the doctor.
Birthmarks on baby skin are part of these changes and are rather more common than many parents realize. In general, some of the brands that are present from the moment of his birth will last a lifetime but it is very unlikely to affect your health at all.
Knowing the origin:
It is important to know from where and why certain children are presented in these skin irregularities. These data allow us to see their possible evolution in order to detect any health problems in our baby from the start. For this, you should always consult a specialist. Read the rest of this entry »
When women fall pregnant unintentionally, before they quit smoking they often feel incredibly guilty. And, even though it is best if you can stop before you fall pregnant, it is never too late or too far in your pregnancy for you to quit the habit. Women who quit in the first trimester still have a good chance of giving birth to a healthy, full term baby. Women who give up in the second trimester also increase their chances but not by as much.
Ideally a woman should stop smoking at least six months before trying to conceive to give her body a chance to get rid of toxins. For heavy smokers and those who have been smoking a long time, it can make it more difficult for you to conceive. The earlier you can give up, the better, as your baby needs to start putting weight on from as early as week 14.
It has been proven that first trimester smoking can increase your baby’s chances of being born with a heart defect. One study suggests that babies born to smoking mothers have a 20% to 70% higher chance of developing congenital heart defects. Babies born to mothers who smoke are also more likely to develop cleft palates or cleft lip. Women who smoke during pregnancy also have a much higher chance of miscarriage.