How to treat nasal congestion in babies

Nasal congestion occurs when the nasal and the adjacent tissues become swollen and produce mucus. Nasal congestion can be serious especially for babies who might have a hard time feeding as a result. It is caused by anything that irritates the nasal tissues.   What are the symptoms of nasal congestion? Coughing Crying or becoming Read More …

Important things you need to know about breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is a personal matter. It is strongly recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG). What are the benefits of breastfeeding to your baby? Breast milk provides the perfect nutrients for your baby. Breast milk has a perfect combination of vitamins, fat, and protein in Read More …

Is ear piercing for babies okay?

Piercing a newborn’s tiny ears is very controversial, but it is also customary moments or days a baby girl is born. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, if the piercing is performed carefully and is cared for conscientiously, there is a little risk involve in any age. Piercing your baby’s ears at birth It Read More …

Do baby slings advantages outweigh the down side?

Babywearing is an act of wearing or carrying a baby hands-free. This practice gives freedom for the mother and the baby to bond. It allows you to keep your baby close and content while your hands are free to perform the tasks for the day. Thus, it is very important that parents should choose a Read More …

How can non-verbal cues help you understand your baby?

Baby cues or non-verbal language is your baby’s way to communicate with you. Every action your baby makes has meanings and through his random movements, he will tell you what he needs to reveal his likes and dislikes. Understanding your non-verbal language will amaze you. This will help your baby develop a sense of trust Read More …

What do I need to know about cradle cap?

  There is nothing as precious, defenseless, and innocent like a baby. It is very alarming when babies developed discolored, scaly patches over their soft skin. What is cradle cap? Cradle cap is considered as an inflammatory condition that affects babies. It is a noninfectious and harmless skin condition in babies and infants and is Read More …

Can my baby survive conjunctivitis?

Conjunctivitis is a condition of caused by an infection, blocked tear duct, or irritation that results to redness of the eye. This condition is most common in babies and if left untreated, conjunctivitis can be very serious. What are the symptoms of conjunctivitis in babies? Babies with conjunctivitis develop drainage from the eyes within a Read More …