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5 Tips for Dealing with Nasal Congestion in Babies

By JustMommies staff

If your baby has a stuffy nose, it can be awful listening to her struggle to breathe. On top of that, you may feel a bit helpless because your baby doesn’t know how to blow her nose yet! What can you do to offer relief? First, be sure to check out all of your child’s symptoms. Keep in mind that when
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6 Ways Routines Help Babies

By JustMommies staff

We love them to the moon and back, these teeny versions of ourselves. We have high hopes for them, want the very best for them in every possible way. But did you know that one of the simplest and best things we can do for our babies is to get them in a routine? It's true: Routines are excellent for babies.
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Babies born in the Summer Taller and Stronger?

By JustMommies staff

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
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Baby Acne

By JustMommies staff

Baby acne is a very common problem for newborns and young infants. While baby acne doesn’t really cause any issues for your baby, it can be unattractive. The good news is that baby acne usually will clear up on it’s own in a matter of weeks. Your baby may have episodes of baby acne off and on until
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Baby Eczema

By JustMommies staff

Eczema is a red and blistery rash that affects up to 15 percent of all babies. It usually shows up within the first few months of the baby's life. The cause is unknown, but baby eczema is generally not a serious condition, and most children outgrow it before they reach school age. Causes of Infant Eczema
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Baby Food: Worse than a Big Mac?

By JustMommies staff

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
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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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Baby Growth Spurts

By JustMommies staff

"Is this normal? Is this a growth spurt?" The first few weeks to first year of motherhood can be nerve wrecking, even with the "What to Expect" books piled around your rocking chair. When your baby gets extra fussy, or can't sleep, it can just be a sign of a common growth spurt. All babies grow and develop
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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 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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