Have you observed your little one looking at the mirror attached to the crib or wall continuously? As the baby grows, it becomes all the more interesting to watch her cooing, babbling and laughing while staring at her image. She seems to socialize with her reflection believing it, as another baby present on other side … Read moreWhen do babies realize the reflection in mirror as their own?
Babies are very active small people. By 4 months of age they start rolling over. This milestone is achieved right after getting full head control. Babies love to roll as by this, they get the ability to move for the first time. They can reach their favorite toy lying on their side and also come … Read moreRolling over (4-6 months)
Worn out? Are you feeding every next hour through day and night? Yeah. Must be feeling like a walking “mother dairy” for your baby. Sometimes, the baby who is always clinging and demanding more feed, makes you think, that you are not producing enough milk. An urge to start the bottle feed and chuck the … Read moreGrowth spurt in Babies
Babies are born with Grasp reflex. When we press the finger on newborn baby’s palm, he makes a fist and tries to grab our finger. This reflex stays till the baby is 3-6 months old and prepares the baby to develop his voluntary grasping abilities later. Babies like to keep their hands tightly fisted. They … Read moreReach and grab the toys. (3-6 months)
When do babies get head control? Babies are fragile and they need to be hold properly, providing lots of support to head and neck. Baby’s neck muscles take about one month to grow stronger, in order to let her hold the head on her own. Head control in babies is normally achieved at 3 months … Read moreHead control in babies
Every child should be breastfed right after the birth. Exclusive breastfeeding from birth to 6 months alone, can save about 1.5 million lives each year according to United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). But millions of newborns are not provided with mother’s milk, within an hour of birth, according to the latest study of UNICEF. (http://www.unicef.org/media/media_92038.html). Infants … Read moreBreast milk, the baby’s first vaccine, is critical for immunity
How do I help my colicky baby? Now, that you have explored and understood the reason behind your baby’s frantic crying. See Colicky baby. Get prepared to help her transform from a crying irritated baby to a smiling relaxed baby. Sounds like a dream!! Nah, you can do that, believe me. If you find your … Read moreTailored tips to soothe a colicky baby!!
My baby was alright earlier but now she keeps crying since she turned 3 week old. Crying just doesn’t stop and sometimes go on and on, for more than three hours at a stretch. I feel so helpless, nothing seems to work. This keeps happening now and then, at least 3 days during the week. … Read moreColicky baby ahh!! Worked up days and sleepless nights for new parents. Want to know the reason?
Greetings!! you have just welcomed your little bundle of joy in your family. Parenting is a big responsibility. First time parents live everyday amidst fear of doing something wrong, which might cause harm to their fragile babies. Stop worrying. Just gather knowledge to do things in a right way and you are all set. In … Read moreUmbilical cord care of newborn. DO’s and dont’s