Tag: Infant

Chicco 360 Rotating High Chair

I’m so excited about our new high chair. We live in a small multi-level in the heart of the city so space is ALWAYS an issue. To make room for more of the toys, we got rid of our table

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Can I give fish to my baby or toddler?

With all the talk about the dangers of mercury in fish (which it is something to be concerned about) most parents are scared to give fish to their family. Truthfully, all of us should be eating fish at least twice a

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Baby care essentials

Emery Boards – You’ll be amazed at how fast those little claws can grow. I really like the travel size ones so I can put them in my diaper bag. Soft Hair Brush Shampoo/body soap – I have really sensitive

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Before heading off on our vacation I was in search of a way to bring gripe water easily on the trip without it spoiling. And then I came across Cocyntal by Boiron. What is Cocyntal you might ask? It is

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Milestones: 2 months

Yesterday’s Post-Partum class topic was on milestones (I remembered when I saw an email talking about milestones).  Since my DS is not quite 3 months, I’ll be discussing the 2 month developmental milestones today. Smiles – This is the big

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Crying, crying and then more crying

I receive a bunch of emails talking about where my baby is this week (see references below). Today, the first one I decided to read today was from the Yale-New Haven hospital newsletter.  It said… Babies can cry a lot,

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Autism, Vaccines & Pitocin

I took a parenting & birthing class while I was pregnant.  I had done some research on Autism, Vaccines and Pitocin so I typed it up for my classmates.  Because this was a hand out I didn’t include the references,

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Emery Boards Only

For the past few days my son has been quite needy. That’s okay – I’m prepared to be the mother of a needy child. However, it does make trimming his nails quite difficult. He was born with long finger nails.

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Do you really need to wash your hands before handling a baby?

it really is important for people to wash their hands before they touch a baby under 1 year of age. Newborns and small infants have underdeveloped immune systems.

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Pacifier: Update

First off, we use the pacifier for more than naps and bed time. Our DS has such a fierce need to suck it just didn’t make sense to have him be so unhappy when the pacifier really does calm him down.

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