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Baby Led Solids: Top Ten First Foods

Never heard of baby led solids? Baby led solids, also called baby led weaning, just means skipping the
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Baby's First Foods Chart

By JustMommies staff

There is some debate about when babies should start solid foods. Even within the AAP (American Academy of Pediatrics) there is a difference of opinion. The AAP’s Committee on Nutrition recommends starting solids sometime between 4 and 6 months. However, the AAP’s Breastfeeding Policy Statement
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Baby Signing (The Fun of Teaching Your Baby to Sign)

By JustMommies staff

What is baby signing? Baby signing is using gestures or signs to communicate with your baby. Many moms use American or British Sign Language when teaching their babies to sign but it is perfectly okay to create your own signs. The purpose of baby signing is to communicate with your baby. Babies are able
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Baby Sleep Training: Cry It Out Methods

By JustMommies staff

When it is time to teach your little one to sleep on his or her own, and you have decided that you are comfortable letting your child do a certain amount of crying to get there, then you are probably likely to choose one of the “Cry It Out” sleep-training techniques. Contrary to what it sounds like,
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Baby Sleep Training: "No-Cry" Methods

By JustMommies staff

Many parents dread the idea of “sleep training” because they fear that it will involve many hours and nights of listening to their child scream and cry. However, there are several techniques for getting your baby to sleep that don’t involve tears. If you don’t like the idea of using a “cry
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Baby Soft Spots - When Will My Baby’s Soft Spots Close?

By JustMommies staff

Your baby was born with two noticeable soft spots, called fontanels, on the top and back of his head. Your baby’s skull is made up of bones that connect at the soft spots. The soft spots are made of a tough membrane which allows your baby’s head to be flexible. This flexibility is necessary so that
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Baby Speech Delays: Guide to Helping Late Talkers

By JustMommies staff

Some kids learn to talk sooner than others, so there is a broad range of what is considered "normal" speech development. If your child seems to be a late talker, early intervention is very important to get them on the path towards appropriate speech development. To give you an idea of where your child
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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
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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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Baby Teeth Development: Order of Baby Teeth Eruption

By JustMommies staff

Your baby’s teeth begin forming while your baby is still in the womb, but you probably won’t see your baby’s first tooth until he is about six months. Your baby was born with a full set of primary teeth, also known as baby teeth. Even though you can’t see his baby teeth, they are there waiting
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