Swaddling, the practice of snuggly wrapping a baby to provide a womb-like environment, has been shown to soothe fussy newborns and support longer sleep. Learning how to safely swaddle your baby may help to reduce his tears.
Babies love to suck. Besides feeding, they typically want to suck when tired, bored, uncomfortable and for pleasure. It will be tempting to give your baby a pacifier to satisfy her desire to suck. But is it right for your baby? Understanding the benefits and pitfalls associated with pacifiers may help you decide.
Traveling with a young one is almost always stressful. Hunger, exhaustion, loud noises and toilet stops always intersperse even the most mundane of journeys. However, when you have a child with an allergy, the stress that comes with traveling with children is amplified. Ensuring that aspects such as medication, insurance and hotel are all suitably taken care of before the trip is a crucial part of having a good time and maintaining a positive attitude on your travel.