Clevamama - Soothertree Review
Hannah has used a dummy, for sleeping and sleeping only since she was a few weeks old. We were quite strict on limiting it to bed time only as we are not the greatest fans of kids with dummies, though the less she uses it, the less attached she will be and then a lot easier to get rid of. When she was younger sterilizing them was always a problem. I would put them in the bottle sterilizer; they would fall to the bottom and become filled with water. So when Hannah sucked you h
Your babies habits month to month.
Keep track of your babies habits with this easy to follow guide. NEWBORN Feeding Habits - Feeds every 2 to 3 hours. Sleeping Pattern - Sleeps most of the day. Wakes up every 2 to 3 hours Playtime - Enjoys mirrors, sounds and colours. Communication - Communicates through grunts, hiccups, cries and sneezes. Vision - Vision at its best from between 8 and 12 inches away. 1ST MONTH Feeding Habits - Breastfeeds/bottle every 2 to 3 hours Sleeping Pattern - 15 to 16 hours/day Playti
Flower Names for Boys & Girls
Looking for a baby name that's different? Why not pick a flower! Here is a list of lovely flower baby names for boys and girls. A lot of them of delightfully different. I love the names Senna, Narcissa and Sage! If you'd like to save a copy of the names for yourself you can click here to download them to your computer! Which baby name on the list is your favorite? #YourBaby
Dads and breastfeeding, what YOU can do!
Here are some ideas for how fathers can take part and help with breastfeeding! They can bond just as easily as you can during this time. Attend a breastfeeding class with mom. Skin-to-skin with your baby. Let baby sleep in your room with you. Praise mommy and tell her she is doing great. Burp and change baby. Give mom breaks between feeding and play with baby. Reduce stress in the home. Feel free to click here and download our free printable below. #YourBaby #BabyNutrition
Tips for surviving with a newborn AND a toddler
Firstly, you're amazing! Its exhausting enough caring for a newborn in the first few weeks never mind having an energetic, demanding toddler too. You will be tested to your limits, but you'll get through it, it will get easier! Here are some tips to help you get through you're new life with a baby and a toddler: Enjoy your time in hospital Take the time to rest, don't try to rush home, use the time to recuperate. Make sure you have someone reliable looking after your toddle
Natural Remedies to help your baby with congestion.
There is nothing more stressful and exhausting than a sick baby. It can be very scary for new parent seeing your baby struggling to breath due to congestion. They really do struggle and it breaks your little heart. Babies breath through their nose so it's really not pleasant for them and when they're breastfeeding and their nose is blocked it pretty impossible for them to breath easily which can make them VERY upset!. The first time my son got sick was when he was 9 months,
Tips on how to care for your newborn
So you’ve had your little cherub and it’s time to go home. If you’re a first time parent this is a time filled with joy as well as uncertainty. I remember being so nervous when I left the hospital and went home. I'm a single mom so I was going to be alone all day by myself with a new little human who depended on me for everything. It was a VERY overwhelming time for me. Thankfully my mom was their every evening to help me for a few hours which did make a huge difference! T
Calm Your Crying Baby with "The Hold"
Ever heard of "The Hold"? It's a technique developed by Dr. Hamiliton. Apparently it's a guaranteed way to stop your newborn baby crying in minutes. Take a look at the video below and let us know if it works for you! #YourBaby
Baby Abduction Spike
According to quite a few posts from South African mothers on Social media websites there seems to be a spike in attempted baby abductions. Recently I have read quite a few posts of moms being followed in shopping malls and parking lots from people trying to steal their children. The police are appealing to these moms to PLEASE report it to your local police station. They need as much information they can. YOU may be the person who gives enough information so the police can