Baby Health

Tips for Baby's Health

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Cleft Palate

By JustMommies

In the early stages of fetal development, the tissues on the left and right sides of the lip and palate fuse together. The two lines below the nose and above the lip are from normal fusion. These lines are also referred to as ‘cupids bow.’ In a child born with cleft lip or palate-the normal fusion of tissues did not take place. The lips and the palate sections develop separately. A child can have cleft lip and not cleft palate or variations of both. » Read more

Baby Food: Worse than a Big Mac?

By JustMommies

A new report out of Britain has released information regarding popular baby foods and their high sugar and saturated fat contents. Reuters reports that the CFC (Children’s Food Campaign) cited certain baby foods – such as Farley’s Original Rusks and Toddler’s Own Mini Cheese Biscuits (both made by Heinz) – as examples of such. » Read more

Blocked Tear Ducts

Blocked tear ducts are a very common problem for infants. » Read more

Sunburns

By JustMommies

With summertime upon us, we quickly forget just how dangerous the warm sun is to our health and our families. » Read more

Vicks VapoRub May Harm Children Under Two

When inappropriately applied under the nose, Vicks VapoRub can create respiratory distress for children under two, U.S. researchers say. » Read more

Babies born in the Summer Taller and Stronger?

Researchers from Bristol University in England have discovered that babies born in the late summer or early in the fall often grow to be taller and stronger than babies born in spring or winter. A team of researchers looked at 7000 children and concluded that the reason for the difference in height and strength may be linked to their mothers’ exposure to the sun.  » Read more

Write a Family Bestseller – My Sleep Book

By Elizabeth Pantley, Author of The No-Cry Sleep Solution: Gentle Ways to Help Your Baby Sleep Through the Night

Once your baby is over a year old, she begins to understand more about life. She is probably able to follow simple instructions, such as, “Please put this on the shelf.” Most babies at this age enjoy reading books — especially books with pictures of real babies. You can use this love of books to help you encourage your baby to sleep through the night.
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Plagiocephaly: Preventing Flat Heads in Babies

 
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Baby Spitting Up: When Should You Worry?

By Nancy Da Silva

It’s a fact. Babies are messy little creatures. There’s a reason bibs and diapers are billion dollar industries. For most parents, though you may be unprepared for the sheer volume of the messes your baby will generate at first, you quickly become accustomed to the results your little angel bestow upon you… and I do me upon you. » Read more