Baby Tips

Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Mothers can continue to breastfeed their little ones during common illnesses, such as flu, fever, cold, mastitis, and diarrhea. You may follow a regular breastfeeding routine to meet your baby’s nutritional needs if the illnesses do not pass through breast milk. Mothers may ensure good hygiene, adequate hydration, and a
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Toddlerhood is a phase when the child experiences several changes. They develop newfound independence and autonomy, which they love testing at any moment possible. The need to exercise more control combined with cognitive and emotional changes could spark some defiance in the toddler. Defiance in toddlers is often momentary and
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Image: iStock IN THIS ARTICLE Newborn babies must be breastfed from the moment they are born. The mother’s milk contains vital antibodies that help build the baby’s immunity against common childhood diseases (1). Though babies have an innate tendency to suckle,it may not be possible for some babies due to various reasons. In such cases,
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Play is an essential activity for your newborn since it allows them to explore their environment and exercise their skills. Playtime also provides an excellent opportunity to bond with your baby and even learn more about their personalities. You may use toys and other baby-safe props at home to have
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE A child’s baby teeth or primary teeth are important even though they eventually fall off. They help the child chew, enable speech development, and guide permanent teeth into appropriate positions (1). You must brush a toddler’s teeth twice a day as soon as their first tooth erupts (2). Early oral
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Botox is a trade and generic name for an injectable medication prepared from a purified neurotoxin called botulinum toxin type A. Some of the other names of the toxin include botulin A, botulinum A, and onabotulinumtoxinA. The botulin toxin is produced by the bacteria Clostridium botulinum, also known as the
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) causes lower respiratory tract infections. Although this may infect anyone at any age, RSV infection is common in babies under two years of age. Signs and symptoms may vary from mild, cold-like symptoms to severe, life-threatening breathing problems due to complications. Read this post to know
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Breastfeeding is the ideal source of nourishment for all babies. However, some babies may be unable to feed from the breast for some reasons. In such cases, alternative feeding methods could be useful in providing expressed breast milk. Finger feeding is one of the methods to feed the baby when
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