Baby Health

Pertussis – Whooping Cough Immunisation

When do I need to get whooping cough immunisation? If you have a newborn baby, or you’re going to be in close contact with one (maybe your sister or best friend is pregnant) then you might wonder about whether you need...

Baby Medicine Kit – What You Need

Strange as it may seem, there are things you will need in the cupboard that you most likely won’t have at home prior to having a baby. Speaking from experience, most of these thing are purchased on an ‘as needs’ basis;...

Tongue-tie – Your Questions Answered

What is Tongue-tie? Tongue-tie is a condition that around five percent of new born babies are born with. It occurs when the thin piece of skin under the tongue (the frenulum) is short and restricts the baby’s movement of...

Useful Information about Baby Circumcision

This procedure is most often associated with ancient Jewish rituals, but few of us realised that the Jewish community were not the first to practice it. Carvings on the walls in the Temple of Karnak depict Egyptian priests...

Vaccinations – common questions answered

When it comes to immunisations, there’s an abundance of discussion and often heated debate that takes place surrounding the issue. [mobile_add addrotate_number="67"] Yet, due to the intense passion the subject evokes,...

Taking care of baby skin

When our babies are born with their beautiful smooth skin, our natural instinct is to protect it. But it can be difficult to determine the best approach with a range of conflicting information available, from old wives...

What to Do When Your Baby Has a Cold

Even in the healthiest household, there is a high probability that at one time or another your baby will come down with a cold. Babies are particularly prone to catching colds as their immune systems are immature and seeing...

Baby Massage

As I sat in a doctor’s waiting room recently, I heard the unmistakable sound of a distressed baby – most likely as tired of waiting as the rest of us. Glancing over I watched as the baby’s mother calmly took a small...

Baby Teething Help

Teething is a part of your baby's developmental milestone and a memory of your baby's first big toothy grin will give you a sense of joy. Some babies passed through the process and are showing off their first teeth before you...

Baby Weight

Looking at your baby after giving birth is a wonderful time for expectant mothers. But before that, you may want to learn about your unborn baby and what to expect when the most awaited date of delivery finally comes., ...

When To Call The Doctor For A Sick Baby

It is sometimes difficult to know exactly when to call the doctor if your baby seems sick or even when to seek emergency care. Babies cannot tell us when something hurts. However, we can give you an idea on when to call the...

Caring for The Health Of Your Baby

Baby health is one of the main issues that you have to deal with when you bring your newborn home and start your life as a parent. As you would never want anything bad to happen to your precious little bundle, you evaluate...

How to Manage a High Baby Temperature

As a parent, you may experience being worried and clueless on what to do upon seeing your baby flushed, hot, and sweaty. “Should I get the thermometer or call the doctor right away?” A high temperature can be an...

How Common Is Acid Reflux To Babies?

An estimate of 40 to 60 percent of newborns experiences some degree of baby acid reflux for the first few months because of an undeveloped lower esophagus sphincter (LES). Thus, it causes discomfort to babies due to the...

Remedies For Colic

Any parent will tell you that colic is one of the most excruciating experiences of early parenthood. The baby cries as if in dire pain, and there just seems to be anything for a parent to do. A baby is suspected to have colic...

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