How to Install a Baby Seat in Your Car

Having a welcomed a new baby into your family, you will need to make certain adjustments for him. One of the adjustments you really need to make is that of installing a baby seat in your family car. If you take the trouble to install a baby seat in your family car, you will have […]

When Should You Introduce Your Baby to Solid Foods?

A recent study (by King’s College in London, Published in the JAMA medical journal), revealed that babies who are introduced to solid foods at three months of age sleep better than those who are exclusively breastfed at that age. This study has elicited a lot of debate in pediatric circles, as well as among mothers […]

When Should You Start Taking Your Baby Out?

One of the questions that new parents struggle with is the one on when they should start taking their new born babies out. Opinion on this matter differs a great deal. There are some people who will tell you that you shouldn’t take your baby out for a whole month from the date when the […]

How to Select a Cot for Your Baby

Babies spend most of their time sleeping. This means that your baby is likely to spend most of his time on his cot. And it therefore makes sense to ensure that you select the best possible cot for your baby: knowing that for quite a few months, that is where he will be spending most […]

When Your Baby Doesn’t Seem to Reach Key Milestones

It can be very disturbing to realize that your baby isn’t reaching key milestones on time. Like if your baby fails to sit down on his own when he is expected to – and when other babies of his age have started sitting down on their own. Or if your baby fails to stand or […]

Hiring a Nanny for Your Baby

Sometimes, it becomes necessary to hire a nanny, to help you it taking care of your baby. It may be a scenario where, for instance, you have to go back to work (soon after having the baby) – which would necessitate the hiring of a nanny. Or it may be a situation where you simply […]

Giving Your Baby Opportunities to Play With Other Children

If you want your baby to acquire good social skills from an early age, you need to give him opportunities to play with other children. However, that is not as easy as it sounds. As you will soon come to discover, you really have to go out of your way, and use certain (deliberate) strategies, […]

Selecting a Pediatrician for Your Baby

What are some of the important things to consider while selecting a pediatrician for your baby? That is the question we will be attempting to answer in today’s article. We do this knowing that every new parent in today’s world is likely to find herself (or himself) having to select a pediatrician, to be taking […]

Comparing Your Baby With Others

As a parent with a young baby, you will, from time to time, find yourself being tempted to compare your baby with others. This is not something to be ashamed about: it is part of being human. You will, for instance, tend to find yourself being inclined to compare how your baby is doing, compared […]

Preparing a Budget for the Baby

Last week, I had the opportunity to visit a young couple. The young couple are expecting their first baby soon. As we chatted on various issues, the conversation inevitably turned to the baby, who is expected in a month’s time. The eager soon-to-be parents were seeking my advice, on how they should go about preparing […]