In just 12 short months your baby will undergo an incredible transformation from a helpless newborn to an active toddler. Babies may grow and change at a very surprising pace, and for baby’s first year they bring new and amazing developments.
SIDS is a sudden or unexplained death of a less than a year old healthy baby. Most SIDS deaths are usually during sleep, which is why it is sometimes called “crib death”. SIDS has been the overall leading cause of death among infants and is one of the leading cause overall of infant mortality rate in the United States.
Baby massage is a lovely way to soothe, calm your baby. It can boosts their immune systems, helps foster muscle development and reduces their stress. It’s a wonderful way to bond with your little one and create a relaxing environment for both of you. Here are some baby massage tips and techniques to help you prepare to safely and gently massage your baby, while making sure the moment means more.
During the early days of life with a newborn, you’re focused on what’s best for the baby, so sleepless nights seem like a small price to pay. Until about week six, that is, when waking up every few hours should start to get old. If your baby is 6 months or older and is still a night owl, it’s time to get some tips to get your baby to sleep, and consider a baby sleep training program. And even if you have a young infant, it’s never too early to teach smart sleep skills.
When your baby cries, it is a way of communicating something to you and or ensuring a response from you. It’s sometimes hard to work out why your baby cries and which need your baby wants you to take care of, but as your baby grows he’ll learn other ways of communicating with you. Here are some reasons why your baby cries, and what you can try to soothe him/her: