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- Infant Colic - Helpful Suggestions
- Dressing Your Newborn
- Newborn Bowel Movements
- Giving Your Baby a Bath
- Basics About Baby Urination
- Umbilical Cord Care
- Baby Acne and Milia
- Diaper Rash Treatment
- Thrush in Newborn Baby
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How to Calm a Fussy, Crying Baby
When you are at the hospital you should ask a nurse to teach you how to safely swaddle your baby. This involves wrapping him or her in a thin blanket with the arms across the chest. It can help your baby gain a sense of security. Because swaddling has a calming effect, your baby may sleep better and for longer periods of time.
Colic Can Be a Stressful Time for Parents!
As a new parent, you will love the excitement of watching your baby develop. You have a crucial role in your baby's development and learning. By spending time interacting and talking with your baby, you can encourage learning. Your baby will have a higher IQ and larger vocabulary the more you speak to him or her.
How to Dress a Newborn
Most newborns are comforted by wearing clothes, but getting those tiny clothes on your baby may pose a challenge. Your first attempt to dress your baby may end with your newborn crying in protest.
Newborn Bowel Movements
If you have never changed a newborn’s diaper, you may be alarmed by how often your baby is pooping or what it looks like. This article will teach you what consistencies to be worried about.
Bathing Your Newborn Baby
Bathing a newborn during the first few weeks can be exciting and scary for parents. Babies are very slippery when they are wet, read more for tips on safely bathing your newborn.
Newborn Baby Urination
To ensure the heath of your baby, it is important to learn about normal newborn urination. To find out what's normal and what to expect when you change your newborn's diapers, read this article.
How to Care for the Umbilical Cord Stump
After birth, the umbilical area must be kept dry and clean until the umbilical cord stump falls off. Learn how to care for your baby’s umbilical stump to help it heal quickly and to keep it from becoming infected.
Baby Acne Treatment and Prevention
Newborn acne, also known as baby acne, can worry a first time parent who expected their baby’s skin to be smooth and clear. Don’t be alarmed, baby acne is very common and usually temporary. Learn more about baby acne here.
Diaper Rash Prevention and Treatment
Diaper rash is common for babies whose sensitive bottoms are exposed to snug fitting diapers all day every day. Not to worry, diaper rash can be prevented and treated easily if it is recognized early.
Preventing and Treatment of Oral Thrush
Oral thrush, or Candida Albicans, is a white film found inside a newborn’s mouth and on his or her tongue. Thrush is caused by yeast. Read more to learn how to prevent oral thrush.