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Surviving the NICU

By JustMommies staff

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No one ever dreams about giving birth to a child who needs to spend time in the NICU. Unfortunately, it can and does happen. This article is for moms and family members to help survive the roller coaster of emotions involved with a child staying in a NICU. NICU or Neonatal Intensive Care Unit is a unit
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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. Measuring squirmy babies can be a tall order, but this crib sheet doubles as a growth chart and makes the task a cinch. This height gauge wardrobe does double duty by storing childrens'
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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. Measuring squirmy babies can be a tall order, but this crib sheet doubles as a growth chart and makes the task a cinch. This height gauge wardrobe does double duty by storing childrens'
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Taking a Road Trip with Your Baby

By Elizabeth Pantley

To Grandmother’s house we go! And you’ll be in the car for five whole hours - how can you make the trip enjoyable with a baby along? Learn about it There’s no question: Marathon car trips with a baby on board take a good amount of planning and organization. But it can be done - and yes, it can
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Teething Symptoms

By JustMommies staff

How will you recognize the signs that your baby is cutting his or her primary teeth (the first 20 teeth)? And, how will you ease the discomforts that come with teething – for your little one and you? Know the Timing for Teething You’ve probably heard that primary teeth can start developing as early
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Teething Symptoms

By JustMommies staff

How will you recognize the signs that your baby is cutting his or her primary teeth (the first 20 teeth)? And, how will you ease the discomforts that come with teething – for your little one and you? Know the Timing for Teething You’ve probably heard that primary teeth can start developing as early
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The 411 on Baby Poop - Infant Bowel Movements

By JustMommies staff

While you may want to toss out that dirty diaper as quickly as possible, there are a few things you should take note of first.
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The Basics of Introducing Solid Foods

By JustMommies staff

When? About six months old. Exclusive breastfeeding is recommended prior to six months. An iron-fortified, infant formula feeding is considered the only adequate substitute to breastfeeding by the American Academy of Pediatrics. How? Go slowly! There is no need to rush. Use the "One at a time" method
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The Case against Cry-It-Out Methods: Why Attachment Parenting Works

By JustMommies staff

Weary mothers are often met with a barrage of seemingly helpful “sleep solutions,” from various family members and friends. Some suggested methods, while offering a possible system to attempt, may actually conflict with the mother’s natural parenting instincts. One such method, advocated by authors
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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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