Kangaroo care is a form of skin-to-skin contact between a parent and their preterm baby. The baby, wearing only a diaper, is held in an upright position against the parent's bare chest. The baby is held this way for 20 minutes to four hours a day. This is called Kangaroo Care because it is similar to the way a baby kangaroo is snuggled against its mother. Discover more and get started making the most of your time with your preemie today.
Avoiding neurotoxins before and during pregnancy is the biggest gift you can give your baby. If you are pregnant or planning to be soon, its important to know that heavy metals such as lead and mercury are causing our children’s autism, ADHD, learning disabilities, low IQ and behavior problems.
Reading about CHD is something every pregnant woman should take a few moments to do. Knowing the signs and symptoms and researching detection methods saves lives.
Working moms aren't always available for demand feeding. It is vital she knows how to store breast milk so another caregiver can provide milk for the newborn. This article discusses the proper way to store breast milk.
Have you ever wondered what your baby would say if he or she could talk? What would your baby say as he or she drank warm milk? What would your baby say as you dressed him or her? Read more!
Are you interested in learning more about prenatal yoga and its benefits?
If so, global yoga specialist, Jiivana has just launched its renowned prenatal yoga DVD, Bliss From Within, in the UK today. The DVD has been endorsed by The National Association of Childbirth Educators and is seen to be the most comprehensive prenatal Yoga DVD on the market.
In the 1980s, the U.S. government decided to change the Mandatory Childhood Vaccine Schedule by intensely increasing the number of vaccines an infant and toddler should receive before the age of three. Back then, no one fully understood the implications of this until autism cases began springing up in large numbers.