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by Ivana StamenkovicPosted on: August 20th, 2017
Breastfeeding twins or multiples may seem like an impossible job, but it isn't. And once you get some practice, you’ll enjoy it. When you start, you'll probably have the feeling that you're breastfeeding all day long and that you'll never have some free time just for yourself. Newborns (especially preemies) can nurse very often, even half an hour or so, which can be quite exhausting. It's usual for mothers to worry about so many things, especially if they've become parents for the first time.
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by Ivana StamenkovicPosted on: August 15th, 2017
Changing your baby's diaper is an easy job, but if you're a first-time parent, it may seem a little bit challenging. But once you overcome your fear and get some practice, you’ll do it in no time. Most of the babies like undressing (dressing is the problem here). And diaper changes are an ideal time for making a connection with your baby. You can also include your older children - they can help you with adding you the things you need. Newborns can usually soil up to ten diapers a day.
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by Ivana StamenkovicPosted on: August 13th, 2017
As with any other baby equipment, you have to follow your baby's (and your own) preferences and needs. Some babies will happily accept any type of bottle and nipple that goes with it, while others will have their favorite and won't be happy with any other except the one they prefer. You’ll probably have to try a few different types to find the right one. Sometimes you'll notice that a particular bottle is more suitable for your baby - many bottles are designed to prevent some feeding problems (such as colic, gas or spit-up) by venting air more efficiently.
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by Ivana StamenkovicPosted on: August 11th, 2017
Even though breastfeeding is one of the most natural things in the world, it takes time and practice to learn how to hold and support your baby. But once you find a comfortable position - you'll enjoy it. For successful breastfeeding, it's very important that you find the most comfortable position for both you and your baby. After all, you'll spend hours and hours in that position. The four main positions are the cradle hold, the crossover hold, the clutch (football hold) and the reclining position. First, you need to sit in a chair or on a bed. Choose a chair that has supportive armrests.
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by Ivana StamenkovicPosted on: August 9th, 2017
Before you got pregnant and started looking for baby equipment, you thought that choosing adequate things is easy and that you'd enjoy it. However, now even the choice of the simplest things, such as the bathtub, seems like a nightmare. But try to look at a large selection as an advantage, rather than a problem. You have the ability to choose everything you buy according to your needs - all you need is to know what are you looking for and what to pay attention to. Standard Tub - This is just a simple plastic tub. It's cheap, usually without many additional features.
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by Ivana StamenkovicPosted on: August 7th, 2017
If you think you finally know everything about the babies, that you've heard and read it all, and that nothing could surprise you - read carefully. Those little beings are full of surprises, but don't worry - most of the weird things that newborns do are totally normal. They sneeze often - Although most parents will first think about it, this doesn't mean that the baby is sick. Most often, she just hasn't yet got used to the world outside the womb - babies might be extra-sensitive to lots of things we're already immune to.
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by Ivana StamenkovicPosted on: August 5th, 2017
When a newborn arrives in the home, most parents are frightened. They worry about whether they'll know what to do and how to do it. They worry that somehow, they'll hurt that tiny little being. To make sure that the baby is healthy and safe, they carefully study everything the baby does, and how she looks. However, not every unusual thing should be a cause of panic. Some weird things that newborns do are totally normal. It's perfectly normal for a newborn to lose some weight in the first 24 hours of life, due to lots of pooping and shedding of the extra fluid
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by Ivana StamenkovicPosted on: August 3rd, 2017
Have you ever felt like packing things for the baby has no end, and again, when you get where you're going, realized that you'd forgotten something? Although it seems like an easy and quick job, sometimes it's quite exhausting. It would be a good idea to make a checklist, so you could check if everything is packed. Things That You Must Always Have with Yourself! There are these things that you need every day, and there's no need to pull them out of your diaper bag. Just don't forget to check your supplies regularly.
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by Casey AndersonPosted on: August 1st, 2017
July, the heart of summer. The heat of summer too in most places. And everyone in all those hot places is looking for a way to cool off. One of the most common ways for many people is the swimming pool. Who doesn’t in enjoy a cold, refreshing dip in the pool? But with that chill relaxation comes a few things to be cautious of, especially if you’re swimming with young children, or if they’re swimming around you. A lot of people worry about drowning in lakes or oceans, but the majority of drowning incidents happen in pools.
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by Ivana StamenkovicPosted on: July 31st, 2017
During the warm and humid days, air conditioners are required to help regulate temperature both in the car and indoor. However, what happens when a baby arrives in the house? Is it safe to use the air conditioner in the room where the newborn is? So, if you were ever wondering if the cold air could be harmful to your new baby and weaken her immune system - keep reading for the answers. Is It Safe to Use an Air Conditioner in Your Baby's Room?
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