Mar 29, 2011
Posted in Child Health

Medication Errors Which Parents Should Avoid

Medication Errors Which Parents Should Avoid
Despite being alert and aware, more often than not, many parents make medication errors. Here’s critical information that would hopefully prevent them occurring in the first place. The use of incorrect dosing tool Around seventy-five per cent of the adult populace deploys teaspoons from kitchens to offer runny medicines to little ones. However, such practice is not the correct means of measuring it – particularly so for small children – based on the teaspoon size, one may be offering the kid medicine between 2 to 10 ml. In case your kid’s medicines does not have their measurement cups or droppers then using oral dose  [...]

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Mar 24, 2011
Posted in Baby Care, Green Living

Diaper Rash Cream – How to Prepare at Homemade

Diaper Rash Cream – How to Prepare at Homemade
For all those who strongly believe in innate cures, frugal ‘do-it-yourself’ outlook & in general are attempting to find balance as innate, non toxic parents here is some handy advice on preparing a 100% innate diaper rash cream. This could be slathered over any indication of reddishness, for added shielding, during night times & excursions – when frequent changing of the little one might not be possible. Salve for Diaper Rashes The formula is basically for a non petroleum jelly, simpler in making as compared to a cream & having lesser constituents. One could be using any plants-based oils that one prefers.  [...]

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Mar 22, 2011
Posted in News

Baby Car Seats Revised AAP Guidelines for Parents

Baby Car Seats Revised AAP Guidelines for Parents
During a novel rule declaration appearing in the Apr. edition of ‘Pediatrics’ journal, the AAP (American Academy of Pediatrics) presently recommends parents in keeping tots in rear-faced car seats till they are 2 years old or till they have exceeded the weight-height limitation for the baby car seats, that could be located at the rear of the seat. Numerous parents presently opt for flipping their infants to forwards-facing by their 1st birthday. Earlier, the AAP suggested that every parent must be keeping his/ her kid rear-faced till as much time as doable, till the max limitation of the baby car seats & this practice  [...]

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Mar 17, 2011
Posted in Pre Pregnancy

Choosing the Sex of Your Baby – How Far Will You Go?

Choosing the Sex of Your Baby – How Far Will You Go?
Majority of the parents are so gratified on having a baby in good health that the gender doesn’t seem to matter. However, there is another group of couples that so desperately want a girl or boy that they would leave no leaf unturned towards achieving it. Usually, the patient base is of duo types – the foremost one being couples having a number of kids of the analogous gender & keen on experiencing a baby of the other gender. The other group are couples needing advanced fertility therapy for conceiving who feel that in case they really need to be going through it all then they might as well be taking the extra step. In  [...]

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Mar 15, 2011
Posted in Post Pregnancy

Feng Shui Your Nursery for a Healthy & Thriving Environment

Feng Shui Your Nursery for a Healthy & Thriving Environment
Followers of the three thousand years old Chinese practice of Feng Shui are strong believers of the fact that for having a house where affluence, good luck & successes would flourish, arrangement of space needs to be done in accordance for promoting free flow of chi (energy). In regards to the little one arriving, Feng Shui could be deployed as a crucial means of grounding your infant in a healthful & thriving setting. Many Feng Shui beliefs are to be taken into consideration while one arranges the infant’s nursery like where the infant’s bedroom is located inside the home & furnishings arrangements alongside  [...]

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Mar 10, 2011
Posted in Pregnancy Care, Staying Fit

Pregnancy Exercises – What Every Mother Must Know

Pregnancy Exercises – What Every Mother Must Know
Hypothetically speaking, in case your little one was already delivered & be capable of talking then he/ she would certainly be thankful to momma for self-caring whilst he/ she grew within. Earlier, gestation equated to confinements though presently expectant moms in good health are doing whatever is needed to get on with their lives in as unhampered way as possible. Several trials have found that moms who are physically fit go through a briefer labor & lesser delivery complications. In all probability, this is because of enhanced muscular efficacy & lesser weariness at the time of L&D. An intriguing trial  [...]

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Mar 8, 2011
Posted in Pregnancy Care, Pregnancy Health

OTC Drugs for Sick Breastfeeding Mothers – Important Dos & Don’ts

OTC Drugs for Sick Breastfeeding Mothers – Important Dos & Don’ts
When a breastfeeding mother falls ill, she & her infant would in most occasions be benefiting from continually nursing. There are hardly any sicknesses which necessitate a mom in halting breastfeeding. As majority of the sicknesses arise from viral organisms which are most communicable prior to one realizing that one is ill, your little one would have had exposure prior to you even becoming symptomatic (like puking, nasal dribbling, coughing, fevers, diarrhoea, rashes among others). Continue to nurse which would assist you in protecting your little one from the infection since maternal body manufactures antibodies to a  [...]

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Mar 3, 2011
Posted in Child Health

Acetaminophen Use in Kids – Important Medicine Safety Information

Acetaminophen Use in Kids – Important Medicine Safety Information
Acetaminophen – Tylenol among other names have been a benchmark cure to tackle fevers & pains among kids. It is effectual & easily obtainable over-the-counter. However excessively used could be damaging to the child as it tends to overload the liver’s capability of processing the medicine safely. Overdoses of acetaminophen occur easier than one may deem. Acetaminophen use is risk-free only when administered in the right dosage, not to be given more repeatedly than 4-6 hourly time intervals & not crossing 4 dosages in a twenty-four hour time span. In case one has exceeded the right dosage or giving it sooner  [...]

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Mar 1, 2011
Posted in Baby Feeding

Breast Milk Storage Tips

Breast Milk Storage Tips
The handy guidelines mentioned herewith are applicable to breast milk which would be offered to infants who have completed full term & are in good health. For mothers who are doing milk expression for a sickly or preterm infant must be firstly checking with their physician about collection, handling as well as breast milk storage. Container Breast milk storage could be done in a safe manner by using glass, tough plastic bottle, plastic freezer bag or food-grade low-density/ linear low-density polyethylene breast milk storage bags made of hundred percent virgin plastic. Recommended storage bags are those manufactured by  [...]

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