Babies

Learn more about caring and raising a baby boy or girl with these helpful articles.

Importance of Naps for a Baby

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When it comes to raising a baby, one of the most trying endeavors and struggles revolve around sleep. Infants come into this world sleeping the majority of their days away...

The Health Benefits of Breastfeeding

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We have reentered the era of “breast is best” and the La Leche League is making a fierce comeback. Today, birthing centers are armed with a crew of lactation consultants...

Giving Birth to a Premature Baby

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Next week, my youngest daughter is turning five; a milestone at one time I thought she may never reach. What a surprise it was when I found out that I...

Letting a Baby Cry It Out

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For new parents, nothing is more frustrating than a baby who will not sleep. The problem is often compounded by other parents who claim that their little darlings slept through...

The Ferber Method – Letting a Baby Cry it Out

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New parents confounded by their baby’s sleeplessness are faced with two schools of thought when they seek advice. The first is espoused by Dr. William Sears, among others. It is...

Picking Up Baby or Rocking a Baby to Sleep

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New parents face many challenges, among them getting a baby to fall asleep and stay asleep. An even greater challenge for some is deciding which advice to follow when well-meaning...