We’re all willing to do whatever it takes to ensure that our babies are properly nourished, but as anyone who’s been through this journey of motherhood will tell you, kids are unimaginably clever. They will find ways to get what they want and they will repeat them relentlessly. Which is not their fault, obviously. They’re
1. Baby is alert, energetic, and wide-eyed. They actively engaged with their surroundings and pay attention to what’s going on around them. 2. Baby gets less active and their eyes begin to get a little heavy. They become less interested in their surroundings and may want to be picked up and help. 3. Eyelids begin to get noticeably heavier and may begin…
As a new mother, much of your time is spent feeding, changing, and soothing your new bundle of joy. And while focusing on your little one is crucial, it’s just as important to care for yourself — especially if you’ll be breastfeeding. As beneficial as breastfeeding can be to you and your baby, it can
Babies who discover their thumb tend to be great sleepers because they have the ability to self soothe. The thumb comes attached to baby so her sleep is not disrupted while searching the crib for a pacifier or calling out for mommy or daddy’s help in the middle of the night (huge plus for parents!).
Guest post written by Dr. Florencia Segura, Board Certified Pediatrician at Einstein Pediatrics You have probably heard many different opinions from well-meaning grandparents, friends, and coworkers about what food, when, and how to start solids! On top of this, the guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) have dramatically changed in the past 10
Many of us have been saved from a major baby meltdown by the quick introduction of a pacifier into baby’s mouth at the right moment. Maybe they missed their sleep window by a little bit and were getting a bit cranky, maybe they got an unexpected bump on the head, or you had to swoop