Category: Newborn & Baby

Baby Sleep Positioners – A Safety Warning for New Moms

Baby sleep positioners are a favorite item for new parents. You probably even have one on your baby registry. These sleep positioners are popular because as parents we are all petrified of SIDS. This fear means we’ll do anything to stick to Safe sleep advice for baby. These products not only claim to keep your baby safe from SIDS but prevent or ease other common health issues for babies. Surely a product that claims to prevent your baby dying must be safe? Read this guide to discover just why these claims can be fatal for your baby. Remember to...

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Best Baby Products for First Time Moms

Becoming a new mom can be overwhelming. When your new and very tiny tyrant is sucking up all your energy you: Want help quickly Don’t have time to shop around What you need is ease and convenience to get through the day. I asked Stork Mama readers what products they would recommend to new mamas. Then I rounded up all the suggestions and created this post for you. That’s right a whole list of best baby products for first time moms recommended by other mamas who have been there and got the puke-stained t-shirt. So go ahead and stock...

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15 Ways to Ease Baby Colic to Avoid Crying Burnout

Does your baby have colic? If you are already at your wit’s end, you need these tips. Colic is the diagnosis given to excessive crying in babies. If your baby is under 4 months old and cries for more than 3 hours a day, they most likely have colic. It’s a very common condition for both breast and formula feeding babies. There is no known cause of colic. Apart from constant crying, your baby probably shows signs of a sore tummy. This behavior can last for a few months. We’ve gathered a list of well know ways to relieve...

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14 Important Decisions To Make for Baby Before Birth

You’ll agree that becoming a mom is scary. You’re now responsible for a whole tiny little human. That includes making lots of important decisions for them. Within the first few days after birth, you’ll be asked to make a whopping 14 life-changing medical decisions for your baby. You may already be aware of some of these decisions, but do you know all your options? It’s vital that you are informed about these choices before your baby arrives. Otherwise, you need to make a quick decision during the pain of labor or after the exhaustion of delivery. If you don’t...

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How To Reduce Your Baby’s Risk of SIDS

Getting to meet your new-born baby is an exciting time. You’ll have an overwhelming urge to protect them from everything. As an anxious parent, you may be worried about safe sleep for your baby. You may have heard of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) or ‘crib death.’ It’s the sudden unexplained death of a baby as they sleep. It’s not known what causes SIDS and because of that, we can never truly prevent it. However, we do know what can do to reduce the chances of it happening to your baby. This guide is for you to know the...

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