Month: September 2018

Photography by Nicole Duplantis/Clothing provided by babyGap and Joe Fresh There are so many milestones this week, from your postpartum health check-up to some of baby’s first facial expressions. Two possible green lights: one for sex and one for pumping breastmilk. Sorry, did grouping those activities together kill the mood? Or was the mood already
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PHOTOGRAPHY BY NICOLE DUPLANTIS/CLOTHING PROVIDED BY BABYGAP AND JOE FRESH Remember your routine before motherhood? Shower, breakfast, brush your teeth? Well, yeah, you kissed that goodbye, but by week five, a new routine has probably started setting in, even if you haven’t quite noticed it yet. With a few milestones under your belt and a
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In babies, most facial rashes are harmless and tend to clear up without treatment. Causes can include eczema, acne, and infection. Sometimes, however, a rash on a baby’s face can indicate a more serious condition. Being able to distinguish between different rashes can help a parent or caregiver know when to seek professional advice. In
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This post was written by Daily Mom through an activation with HireInfluence on behalf of 4-H. Although Daily Mom received compensation for participating in the campaign, all thoughts and opinions are Daily Mom. The world is a playground. Or at least we, as parents, can make it one for our kids. The best thing we
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Photography by Nicole Duplantis/Clothing provided by babyGap and Joe Fresh Somehow—is it possible?—your baby is almost one month old. Hasn’t it been both the longest and shortest month of your life? The two of you are kind of getting the hang of this partnership, just in time for another growth spurt and for baby’s first
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Photo: iStockPhoto Small children will experience a cannabis high far more than you do. If you suspect your kid has eaten weed, call someone immediately. Difficulty breathing or unconsciousness warrants 9-1-1, but otherwise call Poison Control. “You should call as soon as possible rather than waiting to see if the child becomes symptomatic,” says Debra
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Newborn babies sometimes get dry skin, and their lips may appear chapped as their skin adjusts to the environment outside the womb. Several home remedies can help moisturize their lips and ease any discomfort. It is common for a newborn’s lips to appear more dry and red than an older baby’s, but this is unlikely
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Photo: iStockPhoto When your baby is sick, you probably immediately head to the drugstore to buy medicine to help them feel better. But there are a surprising number of over-the-counter remedies that aren’t safe for babies. “We tell a lot of parents to exercise caution when using this, that or the other thing they got
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This is a guest post by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). When kids carry more than 10% of their body weight, discomfort can occur. Schools are in session across the U.S. and millions of backpack-carrying students are settling into new routines – some of which include bringing the same items home each afternoon. Do
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