Keeping your baby healthy and safe is one of the most important things that you will ever face as a parent. You want to make sure that, from the very beginning, you are doing everything possible to achieve this goal and that starts with the basics. Proper bathing, proper dressing and even proper oral care are extremely important right from the start because improper health care when they’re small can lead to a lot of bigger problems when they start to get a little bit older, especially since you have to teach them to do it.Continue reading
Choosing to breastfeed is one of the best decisions you can make, but it’s a big commitment that can be challenging, especially for new mothers. Breast milk has essential nutrients to help your baby grow, is easier on their sensitive stomachs, and contains immune-boosting antibodies that can help your child fight off colds and viruses.
While nursing your child is the typical option, some women will need to pump if returning to work. You may also want to pump to increase your milk supply or to freeze milk for later use. To help you, here are tips for creating a breastfeeding and pumping schedule as well as tips for pumping and nursing in general.Continue reading