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Foods to Avoid While Breastfeeding for Your Baby’s Safety

When I was breastfeeding, I feel hungry almost every time. Do you feel the same too? I even thought that I have been feeding my baby more often than I need to. How I wish that I could eat anything that I crave for the sake of my baby and myself. However, I was perfectly aware of the foods to avoid while breastfeeding!

Whatever flavor of the food I eat will influence the milk I give to my little one when nursing. Although I imagine that my child may enjoy a variety of flavors, I was scared that it would bring harm to her as well. I knew that the taste of my favorite tang stays in my amniotic fluid while I was pregnant. Well, my baby must have swallowed a lot of those while I was carrying her in my womb, that the tang was already familiar when she had my breast milk.

However, if I happen to eat food that is new to me, I tend to observe my baby for some reactions. Per my experience, some food causes gas and makes my child uncomfortable and irritable. Do you know any food to avoid while breastfeeding? I can share with you a list that you must remember.

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Foods that Cause Gas in Babies that You Need to Avoid

Taking care of a gassy baby is undoubtedly challenging for parents. Especially when you are a new mom, searching for pain relief may keep your thoughts busy. Blame it on the food that your baby eats and try to get rid of it! Do you know that mostly, the foods that cause gas in babies are usually those that you feed her frequently?

It is essential to be aware of what you feed to your baby. Food is often the culprit of stomach aches.  Familiarize yourself with the foods that cause discomfort to your child. Your knowledge can prevent unnecessary medical situations.

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How to Soothe a Colicky Baby? 5 Steps That You Need to Master!

If you are a hands-on mom, I bet that you experienced the real battle of waking up at wee hours of the night because you need to tend to your crying baby that won't sleep in the crib. With my firstborn, I remember it clearly that I was crying too because I do not know what to do. All my tricks, dance steps, clown faces, hugs, and rocking was never sufficient. I had no idea how to soothe a colicky baby!

Giving up, I had no choice but to call my mom to help me out. As grandmas are experts, I learned the “colic carry” most comfortably and lovingly. You are lucky! You got articles like this to read and help you in times that you feel desperate.

Therefore, make sure to master the steps on how to soothe a colicky baby, and you will never lose hours of sleep!

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Calming a Crying Baby in Nine Natural Ways

It makes you anxious when your baby starts wailing. Mixed emotions of concern and nervousness lead you to empathize with the little one. However, you need to be very firm and focused on calming and keeping her vivacious because she might feel that you are losing your cool. The last thing you want is to let her sense that you are having a hard time making her feel better.

I admit that sometimes, you may run out of wits to soothe a newborn. Have you seen your baby pulling her hair? In all honesty, often I feel utterly frustrated when I find it difficult to bring back that cute smiling face or keep an infant back to her peaceful slumber.  

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What Does Contact Dermatitis Look on a Baby? The Shocking Facts about It!

Has your baby grown fussy over the days because of a certain redness blooming on their skin? Has parenting gotten a little more complicated now too? Your baby may be experiencing discomfort because of Contact Dermatitis. Nevertheless, how can we say for sure?

What does Contact Dermatitis look on a baby? Is what you see truly looks like contact dermatitis? You may have heard a lot about other skin disorders but Contact Dermatitis could be new to you. Perhaps this piqued your curiosity or that you are afraid that your baby may have it.

However, before we make any assumptions and proceed to take any action, we must know enough to be able to determine whether your baby is experiencing contact dermatitis or not. This way, we will know exactly what to expect or do to be ready at times, such as this. Therefore, in this article, you and I will be able to explore the shocking facts we have here for Contact Dermatitis. Let us find out!

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Nighttime Potty Training Session: Is it time?

Being a parent having your first baby, handling different "baby situations" is never easy. From letting your baby eat to sleeping, there are troubles we have to go through, as parents, before really getting there. One of the trickiest challenges I ever had to face was training my baby boy how to have potty breaks at night.

In the beginning, things were off to a rough start. He would cry all night, and we would check on him only to see his bed sheets wet or, he was just sleeping, and yet his bed sheet were still drenched!

Are you experiencing the same?

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Kids Dental Care: Seven Tips to Keep a Perfect Smile

Good hygiene starts with a good discipline that only you as a parent can teach your child. Dental care is one of your priorities when it comes to raising your kids. The earliest possible time that you can start the training, the better it would be. For me, finding the proper dental care that my little one will be comfortable with is the key.

Raising your child to be conscious with dental care means teaching the habit of correct hygiene, dentist visit, braces, and the like. Having perfect white, well-formed teeth and perfect white teeth boosts self-confidence and produces perfect smiles all the time. Do you know how to help your kids maintain their healthy teeth? That would be naturally easy!

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Five Tips on How to Prepare Your Child for Dental Appointment

The fear of seeing the dentist is the reasons why my little girl does not want to come to every dental appointment. It needs a lot of effort and creativity to bring her inside the clinic. When it is her turn, she breaks down and never let go of me. Do you have the same problem as mine?

I never knew exactly where my kid got the idea of pain when it comes to dental care, but I have a hunch that it came from friends chat and movies. Maybe, her first dental experience was not as lovely as it should be. However, if you only take the time to look for the best dental clinic that performs well with kids, then the whole situation may change.

Hence, what I learned from my experience may help you in dealing with yours. Here are five tips on how to prepare your child for a dental appointment:

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When Did Your Baby Start Crawling? It is a Milestone You Should Not Miss!

I know that you were excited witnessing your baby’s first attempt to crawl. I bet that your camera was always ready for it because you believed it could happen anytime sooner. When did your baby start crawling? Did you manage to capture it?

For how long did your baby depend on you? You spent time pushing baby carriers for her and carry her along from one place to another. One day, to your surprise, she manages to crawl. Your newborn is now capable of moving across her nursery.

Crawling is a big step toward being independent. I call it a milestone that your baby has achieved. This stage is the start of her endless mobility. When you were in focus of her first attempt to roll, now you are waiting for her to crawl. Brace yourself for in this baby’s physical development, this is also the beginning of your constant assistance on guiding and guarding her against harm.

Your enthusiasm on the anticipating of your child’s freedom to move from point A to point B is just natural for a parent. Learn when are the right time for babies to start crawling and its significance on her physical development. It would not be long to see your baby crawl to get her milk from the other side of the room!

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