Posts Tagged ‘baby’

Sleep and baby massage

Getting a baby to sleep so they can get a good nights rest is often a new parents’ greatest challenge. There has been a lot of research done on massage with hospitalized babies, who are generally small and vulnerable. Research has established that hospitalized babies grow faster if they are massaged correctly. This involves using [...]

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Immunization schedule

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Breastfeeding Frequency – a Question of Style

Most new mothers are left confused about how often their babies should nurse. Our formula feeding mothers can expect to feed their newborns every 2-4 hours in general (some babies more frequently, others less frequently). Breastmilk is not like formula. Formula is usually made from cow’s milk, which has hard to digest proteins. Because these [...]

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Prenatal care: What to expect during the first trimester

Pregnancy and prenatal care go hand in hand. During the first trimester, prenatal care includes blood tests, a physical exam, conversations about lifestyle and more. By Mayo Clinic staff Prenatal care is an important part of a healthy pregnancy. Whether you choose a family physician, obstetrician or nurse-midwife, prenatal care is the key to monitoring [...]

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