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The Swaddling Debate: Is Swaddling Dangerous?

By JustMommies staff

To swaddle, or not to swaddle? There is mixed advice out there among parents and childcare experts. Some say swaddling can contribute to SIDS or other issues. Others say, when done properly, swaddling is not only safe- it's highly beneficial for baby and parent. Here in lies the Great Swaddling Debate.
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Snuggle Up for a Long Winter Nap

By Inhabitots

It's too bad moms and dads can't catch up on some much needed ZZZZZs and hibernate for the winter. But napping is a realistic option -- and with that in mind we've rounded up our favorite naptime related products for little ones and families. This giant bird's nest bed is big enough for your whole flock
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How to Soothe a Colicky Baby

Colic makes you and baby miserable - here are some ways to improve baby's chances of moving past it.
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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. Good thing there's no shortage of innovative and eco-friendly teethers for little ones to sink their hard working gums into, all of which make it easy
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Colic Symptoms in Babies

Colic is hard on babies, but there are things we can do to ease the discomfort along the way.
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How to Calm Your Crying Baby

By Elizabeth Pantley

When we’re pregnant or awaiting adoption, we dream about our baby-to-be, we always envision those beautiful Hallmark card scenes: charming baby smiling up at peaceful mother’s face. We read books in advance of the big day about how care for a newborn - how to bathe, feed and dress her - and then
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Baby Gas Pains: How to Help Your Baby

By JustMommies staff

Try these five easy ways to remedy gas pains in your baby.
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Colic Myths

By JustMommies staff

As if new parents weren’t stressed out enough, the persistent cry of a colicky infant adds even more tension to a household with a brand-new baby around. Adding to the difficulty is the fact that there are plenty of not-so-helpful myths about colic and what to do about it. If you have a colicky baby,
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Crying It Out: Will Holding Your Baby Too Much Spoil Him?

Learning what works well for your baby when they need comforting is part of becoming his or her parent.
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Baby Tantrums

By JustMommies staff

By Elizabeth Pantley, Author of Gentle Baby Care Learn about it A baby’s first tantrum can take you by surprise. Your baby can really shock you by shrieking, stamping, hitting, or making his whole body go stiff. But don’t take it personally; baby tantrums aren’t about anything you’ve done
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