“If I had given him just ONE bottle, he would still be alive.” With this powerful statement, Jillian Johnson shared her story about her son’s (Landon) death to accidental starvation at 19 days old. Her story proves that baby crying is never to be ignored. Here are 6 common baby crying reasons you should never ignore and what to do about them.
Introducing solids for your baby is no doubt an exciting milestone for both baby and parents. Seeing your baby’s expression when eating foods for the first time is truly priceless. As parents, of course we want to offer our babies tasty and nutritious foods. But feeding solids is not that simple. When should we start solids? How much should we be giving? How often? Should it be before milk feed or after? These are just some of the questions I had when baby Kayden started solids. So I thought having a blog post on our first foods experience would be helpful for new parents.
How I Got 8 Hours of Sleep During my Baby’s First Weeks of Life – 5 Simple Steps to Defeat Sleep Deprivation!
Every new parent is sleep deprived. In fact, sleep deprivation during your baby’s first few weeks in life is one major cause to postpartum depression. To truly defeat sleep deprivation, you need a good NIGHT sleep. This means sleeping AT NIGHT (what normal people do) and have at least 8 hours of sleep. Follow these 5 simple steps to defeat sleep deprivation during the first few weeks of parenthood!
Babies love white noise. Why? Because they were exposed to it even before they were born. Learn more about how white noise can help you and your baby sleep through the night, the safe practices of using white noise, and the recommended tools. Happy baby, happy mommy!