Six Common Mistakes You Should Avoid While Breastfeeding

Six Common Mistakes You Should Avoid While BreastfeedingBreastfeeding is one of the best ways to bond with your new arrival.  Many mothers make errors or end up giving up the process altogether. It is vital that you persevere as breastmilk is an excellent source of nutrition for your baby and offers many benefits over formula milk.  Learning how to breastfeed involves a lot of trial and error, and every mum will find the experience different. However, it is essential to be aware of these mistakes you should avoid while breastfeeding. Read more here…

Understanding Childhood Obesity And How To Avoid It

Understanding Childhood Obesity And How To Avoid ItThere never seems to be a day that goes by without some mention of the childhood obesity epidemic, which has been spreading around the globe in recent decades. We all have photos of us as kids with chubby cheeks, but obesity is a much more dangerous illness which can have far-reaching consequences for a child’s physical and mental health, both now and in the future. It has been estimated that about 1 in 6 kids in America are obese, which is a scary figure. Childhood obesity is preventable, but for many reasons, the problem is getting worse rather than better. In this post, we will look at why this issue is so serious and what can be done to stop it in its tracks. Read more here…

 

Four Essential Benefits Of Selecting The Right Pediatrician

Four Essential Benefits Of Selecting The Right PediatricianChoosing a pediatrician for your child is one of the biggest decisions you will have to make in their early years, so it is vital that you take the time to get it right.There are many factors to consider before you even go to the clinic. Ask around to see if your friends and family have any recommendations, search the internet and look for testimonials. Once you have completed your initial search, you can draw up a shortlist of pediatricians which you would like to go and meet. We can assure you that the benefits of selecting the right pediatrician are worth the initial effort. Read more here…

The Indepensible Guide For New Parents About Their Child’s Development

The Indepensible Guide For New Parents About Their Child's DevelopmentHaving a newborn baby is an exciting time, and you will probably have many hopes and dreams about their future.Every stage of your child’s development is going to be full of wonder as well as worry. As they start growing and developing, you are likely to find yourself considering how well they are developing and how they compare to other kids their own age, which often leads to the parents worrying about the health of their new baby. Worry is a major part of being a parent, but hopefully, this guide will put your mind at ease a bit and enable you to enjoy your child’s development to its fullest. Read more here…

 

An Essential Guide On The Different Types Of Children’s Immunizations

An Essential Guide On The Different Types Of Children's ImmunizationsAs a parent, it is our responsibility to keep our children safe and protect them from pain. As they grow, they will get sick, but these will usually be limited to the usual stomach bugs and common colds which punctuate childhood.  One way we can help our children develop is through different types of children’s immunizations which help protect them against all sorts of nasty germs and bugs. Many parents worry about exposing their little ones to these bugs; however they help to support the development of their immune system and offer life-long protection. Read more here…

 

What You Should Do If You Notice The Signs Of Ear Infection In Your Child

What You Should Do If You Notice The Signs Of Ear Infection In Your ChildWhen our little ones are in their early years, they are susceptible to all sorts of illnesses that can cause many sleepless nights for parent and baby alike.The good news is that many of these illnesses are likely to only result in some discomfort and can be easily treated at home without the need for any visits to the clinic. One of the most common childhood illnesses is ear infections which can vary in their severity and will need prompt treatment to relieve the symptoms as soon as possible. Not a day goes by in the US when a pediatrician doesn’t diagnose a young child with an ear infection. So, if you notice that your little one is not their self then here are some signs of an ear infection which will indicate a trip to your doctor is necessary. Read more here…

 

Enjoying the Summer: Children’s Summer Skin Care Tips

Enjoying the Summer: Children's Summer Skin Care TipsIt is hard to believe that the summer will be with us again soon and with it the long, sunny days which we all enjoy so much.It is a fantastic time of the year to spend outside enjoying BBQs and games with the family, and you can usually be having so much fun that you forget to take adequate precautions against the sun. This is a bad enough for adults, but children have much more sensitive skin and therefore need more protection.  For existing parents, you probably already have a routine in place for sunny days, but for new parents, these children’s summer skin care tips will help point you in the right direction. Read more here…