Safety Concerns. You may be worried that you’ll get your baby sick if you continue to breastfeed while you have a cold or the flu. But, since breastfeeding…

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Sleep training has to wait until baby is at least 4 to 6 months old. Younger babies just aren’t developmentally ready. Bottom line: Sleep training can be an…

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Thus experts generally advise introducing formula slowly, gradually replacing breastfeeding sessions with formula feeding. One method is to replace one nursing session per week with a formula feeding…

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When it comes to newborn tummy time aim for two to three sessions a day for three to five minutes at a time, ideally after a nap or…

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Pork sausage can be a special treat for babies who are at least 12 months old. Similar to hot dogs, sausage is high in sodium and nitrates, neither…

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Zoloft appears to be a safe anxiety medication while breastfeeding. Paxil may also be safe, and Prozac would probably be the last choice among SSRIs for use during…

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A baby giraffe is called a calf. Why are baby giraffes called calves? A baby giraffe is called a calf for good reasons. For example, giraffe calves are…

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When do babies crawl for the first time? Studies suggest that approximately 50% of babies begin crawling by 8 months. But some babies may start before 6 months,…

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Can a newborn baby poop too much? Generally, if your baby’s bowel movements are fairly consistent and he’s acting like his usual self, frequent poops aren’t a cause…

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How do you discipline a 21 month old for hitting? Tell him what you want rather than what you don’t. For instance, say “Touch the kitty gently,” instead…

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