Month: March 2019

Boiling the feeding bottle is the most common way of sterilizing it. But a better way to do it is with a baby bottle sterilizer, which is specifically made for that purpose. The sterilizer makes the process simpler, quicker, and safer. In this article, MomJunction presents a complete guide to baby bottle sterilizers and the
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Technically, people can get pregnant at any time during their menstrual cycle, though it is much less likely during their period. A person is most likely to get pregnant in the middle of their menstrual cycle. This phase is called the fertile window. The chances of becoming pregnant are much lower before and after the
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Paying kids for chores has long been a debate in family households. Some caretakers prefer demonstrating that hard work means earning money. Others are in the camp of making sure kids know chores mean being an active member of the family, not a pay day. HuffPost reached out to parents to see how different families
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Image: Shutterstock If you think decorating a baby boy’s room is tough and there is less scope for experimenting, then think again. Gone are the days when pink was for girls and blue was for boys as modern nurseries have no boundaries, and you have every freedom to bring your ideas to reality. If you
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You can lecture your teenagers about how they spend their cash only so much. Besides, they can lecture back: Maybe you buy expensive coffee or bottled water or pay for a gym membership you never use. Instead, you may want to suggest that your children try out some money management apps. In other words, outsource
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How do you make a toddler sleep comfortably while traveling? A toddler travel bed can be the answer. Toddler beds are exclusively designed to create a comfortable space for a toddler to sleep while traveling. There are different types of toddler travel beds to choose from, depending on your requirements. MomJunction tells you about the
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Potty training lets you say goodbye to diapers gradually. But between being fully potty-trained and totally dependent on diapers, your toddler is in an in-between phase. During this phase, they involuntarily answer nature’s call in the underwear, with no diaper on. That can be one messy situation that any parent would want to avoid. This
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Photo: iStockphoto As your baby heads into their second month, it can simultaneously feel like you’ve been doing this forever (feed, change, sleep, repeat) and you still have no idea what you’re doing. Needless to say, being a new parent is a huge learning curve. With the first month under your belt, though (yay, you!),
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Image: Shutterstock The little gestures and sounds that your newborn makes can be fascinating and adorable. Among the many sounds that you hear a baby make, grunting is one. This low, guttural sound from an infant may make you wonder if they are in distress or pain. Occasional grunting by babies is common, but in
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Sciatica is one cause of back pain during pregnancy. People can relieve the symptoms using stretches, gentle massage, and other remedies. Low back pain is one of the most common complaints during pregnancy, affecting more than two-thirds of women. Sciatica is pain that irritation of the sciatic nerve causes. The main symptom is shooting pain
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Researchers have found that the dust in our households may harbor numerous chemicals that may accelerate the development of fat cells, potentially contributing to obesity. The dust in your house may contain harmful chemicals. In recent years, researchers and international policymakers have expressed concerns about the effects of endocrine-disrupting chemicals, a class of substances that
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Image: iStock Nail clipping is an essential part of personal hygiene for everyone, including babies and toddlers. But clipping a baby’s nails can be more of a challenge than a chore. You will need good quality baby nail clippers that are specially designed to safely clip the excess nail growth from the tiny fingernails of
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Photo: iStockphoto For new mom Shawna McIntee, it wasn’t just the centrefold-worthy size and tenderness of her breasts that caused concern the day her milk came in—it was the unexpected pain she felt in her armpits, which were covered in agonizing welts. “I had milk backed up all the way under my arms,” says the
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A range of conditions can affect the way a person urinates. If a person has a constant urge to pee but little comes out when they go, they may have an infection or other health condition. If a person frequently needs to pee but little comes out when they try to go, it can be
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