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Tips for Healthy Baby Skin

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From that growing patch of hair to those tiny round toes, your little one’s skin needs a ton of TLC. Whether it’s a skin problem or common irritation and dryness, baby skin requires a lot of attention – and that’s where you come in. Read on for skincare tips that’ll keep your little one’s skin smooth and healthy all year round. Perfect Bath Time Is Sponsored Content:  Is Sponsored Content » Read more

Probiotics for Babies

What are probiotics and why would you want to give them to your baby? Probiotics are microorganisms (good bacteria) that provide health benefits to your baby including, improving colic and tummy problems, boosting immunity, treating diarrhea and diaper rash, as well as boosting immunity. » Read more

Eco Dental Care Tips For Tots, And Preparing For The Tooth Fairy

By Inhabitots

We all know what hard work it is for baby to sprout those teeth, and we have some eco dental care tips to keep your tot's pearly whites shining bright. Start with a BPA-free toothbrush. » Read more

Effective, Nontoxic Teethers & Tips To Soothe Teething Babies

By Inhabitots

Teething is painful work, and it often causes babies to have very irritable days and long, sleepless nights -- both of which affect the entire family. » Read more

Sustainable Growth Charts Measure Every Inch In Eco Style

By Inhabitots

We've all heard the saying, "Kids grow up so fast." So cherish every centimeter with a stylish, sustainable growth chart. » Read more

How to Take Your Baby's Temperature

There are three main methods for taking a baby's temperature: in the ear, in the armpit or rectally. Using an oral thermometer isn't recommended until a child is 4 or 5 years old (they're too squirmy before that). Rectal temperature tends to be the most accurate, but we'll look at all three methods. » Read more

Natural Cold Remedies for Babies

Over the counter (OTC) cold and cough medicines should not be given to children under 6, and especially not to babies. The American Academy of Pediatrics advises doctors to always recommend more natural remedies for babies when they contract a cold. » Read more

Diaper Rash That Won't Go Away

Your baby has a diaper rash and you’ve tried all the conventional treatments but it still won’t go away.  What should you do?  If your baby has a diaper rash that doesn’t go away after a week with conventional treatments, you may need to call your pediatrician.  Likewise, if your baby has a fever, diarrhea or illness, or if the rash has spread to other parts » Read more

Silent Reflux in Infants (Laryngopharyngeal Reflux)

Infant reflux is what happens when a baby spits up. Silent reflux (also known as laryngopharyngeal reflux or LPR) is very similar, but the baby doesn't actually spit up, because he's able to swallow the stomach contents. The problem is that the stomach contents are acidic, so it burns on the way up and back down. » Read more

Reflux Symptoms in Babies

Acid reflux, or “spitting up,” is very common among infants. Because the ring of muscle between the esophagus and the stomach (lower esophageal sphincter) is not yet mature in infants, it is unable to effectively hold stomach contents down. » Read more