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How developmental stages affect your baby’s sleep

Over the years, we have noticed that almost all babies react differently to developmental milestones and for many of these little ones, their sleep is the first thing to be affected. Now, we don’t mean a complete regression. We do mean interrupted naps (baby has to practice crawling somewhere) and earlier wake times. But for […]

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Personalities & Sleep Training

Just as no two people are the same, no two babies are the same – even when they come from the same family. This is an important, and often challenging concept for parents with young children to understand, especially when it comes to sleep training (or sleeping learning). However, once parents understand and embrace each [...]

Teething and Sleeping – How it Affects Your Baby

There seems to be a general consensus with parents that if your little one is acting a bit unusual, he is probably teething. And while that could be the case, popping new teeth should not be the cause of countless sleepless nights for you or your child. A recent long-term study on teething took a [...]
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5 Tips to Effectively Reduce Stress During Breastfeeding

Stress can negatively affect breastfeeding moms and newborns alike. Here are several ways how to keep low-stress levels. Pregnancy and motherhood are the most singular experiences a woman can have in her life. Of course, stress is a constant companion in the nursing period, and if left unchecked, it can have a lot of negative […]

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Breastfeeding Helps in the Speedy Recovery of Preterm Babies

Sometimes, your little one arrives early. Breastfeeding is doubly important when things don’t go according to plan. Preterm birth is a unique challenge that many mothers face in their lives. In preterm births, the baby might need to stay in an incubator to finish its development, while multiple births create a unique set of circumstances […]

Breastfeeding is Still THE Thing – Debunking 7 Fears About Breastfeeding

There are a lot of rumors about breastfeeding floating around, it’s important to separate fact from fiction. We can all agree that the Internet is filled to the brim with all kinds of disinformation, and breastfeeding is no exception. Each breastfeeding experience is unique and there’s a treasure trove of information about experiences and good […]

A Self-Care for Two – Staying Healthy During Breastfeeding

Raising a newborn is no joke, and your health remains the most important resource for your little one during breastfeeding When a new baby arrives, the world changes forever. It brings unmeasurable happiness but it also changes our lives dramatically and we become fully absorbed in our parenting. Tackling the daily challenges of parenting is […]