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Sleepers produce rocking motions that soothe babies until they doze off.
Baby bouncers and sleepers may help fussy infants sleep faster and let moms go hands-free, but it turns out these products may pose a risk to our little ones. In particular, Fisher Price’s Rock ‘N Play Sleeper has been tied to 32
They seem harmless until you read the fine print.
Over on the Smart Parenting Village Facebook group, a number of moms have been discussing baby loungers (also called baby beds), asking if they're useful, worth the money, and if they should buy one. But what exactly are baby loungers and, more
These guidelines may help prevent sudden infant death syndrome or crib death.
Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), as the name suggests, is the unexplained death of an otherwise healthy baby during sleep. It’s also known as “crib death” and mostly occurs between 1- to 4-months-old. SIDS is especially terrifying because medical experts and scientists still
Tummy time builds strength and motor skills and can even affect your baby's writing when he grows up
By now, we all know how vital it is to lay newborns and babies who are less than 6 months old on their backs when sleeping with no obstructions in his sleep area to prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). And while that
The prevalence of "crib death" in infants is higher when they're sleeping on their tummies or side
There are reasons why it's important to follow specific guidelines when putting your infant who is less than 6 months old to bed. He needs to be lying down on his back, not on his tummy or his side. Doctors and experts have
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The 48-year-old actor gave his fans a glimpse of his life after he became a dad, admitting fatherhood instilled discipline in him. "As your kids grow up, there are things na medyo off nang gawin," Aga said during his guesting in the
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Knowing safe sleep practices for the baby makes a huge difference in preventing Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). Yet, despite efforts to spread awareness and information about SIDS, however, a new study published in the journal Pediatrics shows many parents still don't
There are those who question the baby's swaddled sleep in a video that has now more than 40 million views.
Waking up early in the morning isn't always easy for grownups. It's a different story for babies. Most infants are eager to open their eyes because it means they get to see the world anew and explore the all-new surroundings after being cooped
Here are safe sleep guidelines when swaddling your newborn from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Snuggly wrapping a baby blankie around your little one is a technique that helps soothe a newborn and promote sleep since it mimics the environment of the womb, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). “Some babies tend to sleep better when
Plus, two other healthcare innovations that can help prevent SIDS and increase preemie babies' survival rate.
There are more parenting- and baby care-related products in the market today than, say, 10 years ago. In fact, it's a booming industry, and the most wonderful part is every day we hear of new healthcare innovations for mom and baby. Here's
Here are the best ways to reduce your baby's risk from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).
While experts are unsure of how or why Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) happens, there are guidelines agreed upon by various medical and health groups on how parents can reduce their babies' risk of SIDS. One that has proven highly effective is
Make sure you are doing it right and at the right age.
Photo from hngn.comSwaddling, or the practice of wrapping a baby in a soft warm blanket, mimics the comfortable and snug environment a newborn baby had in his mother's womb. Pediatrician Harvey Karp, M.D., author of The Happiest Baby on The Block, calls it the cornerstone of
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Photo from alysonschafer.comIt’s hard to put a finger on Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). It’s when an otherwise healthy and normal baby unexpectedly dies during sleep. Experts are still quite unsure on why this happens. There are guidelines, however, agreed upon by various
Learn about the other factors to help you further lessen your baby's risk for SIDS
Photo from livestrong.comSurely, you have been warned about Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), a sudden, unexpected death of an otherwise healthy and normal baby during sleep. You know all too well that putting a less-than-a-year-old baby to sleep on his tummy could
Find out how this unique product can help your baby sleep safely and soundly.
If you’re a parent of a newborn — especially for the first time — you know that your little one’s safety is among your top priorities. Whether awake or asleep, you want to make sure that your baby is 100% secure and
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is an unpredictable and terrifying experience which leaves parents of victims asking the question “WHY?”
By definition, SIDS is the unexpected, sudden death of a child under age 1 in which an autopsy does not show an explainable cause of death. There are no symptoms, and as the name implies, it occurs suddenly. Even up to the
Every expectant mom wants her baby to be perfect in every way, that’s why it’s important to be healthy at this time during this period.
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