After the birth of your baby, the doctor or midwife will cut and clamp the umbilical cord from the placenta. A stump will be left behind, which will eventually fall off, leaving a cute little belly button. Most umbilical cords will heal without any issues, but to prevent infection, here is how you can take care of it. The only thing you should do is moisturize it. It is important though … [Read more...]
The Dreaded Diaper Rash: What Is It & How Can You Treat It?
Diaper rash is very common and your baby can experience it regardless of how well you have cared for it. Why does diaper rash happen? Your baby’s skin is delicate and can be easily irritated by urine, stools, soaps and chemicals found in baby wipes, diapers and creams. Conventional baby wipes are packed full of chemicals and wiping your babies' sensitive areas gives these harmful … [Read more...]
Eczema… The Itch That Rashes
Eczema. It’s awful, dry, red, scaly, and often extremely itchy. In babies, it primarily appears on the face and the outsides of the elbows and knees. This common skin condition affects about 1 in 10 children around the world while 31.6 million Americans still have some form of eczema that they developed during early childhood. I know about this condition all too well as my daughter suffered … [Read more...]
The #1 Most Common Parenting Mistake
Do you know what the #1 most common parenting mistake is? It’s using and believing that the standard brands for baby balms, baby wipes, baby lotions, and baby powders are good and safe for your child. Surprised? Sceptical? Let’s dive a bit deeper. Baby’s take in chemicals from their skin super fast, they absorb them like a sponge. Studies show that infants have the highest level … [Read more...]
How Often Should You Change Your Baby’s Diaper?
Caring for the hygiene of the little baby is a very important duty for parents. Especially because the baby’s skin is delicate and easily irritated. Hygiene in areas hidden by the diaper should be emphasized because of this reason. How often and how are parents supposed to clean little ones during diaper changes in order to maintain their hygiene? I have an answer for you. Every … [Read more...]
The Top 10 Reasons Your Baby Cries At Night
Being a new parent is not an easy job. And it’s easier said than done sometimes, to not get stressed if your baby cries at night. It may be your baby telling you that they want to be with you, or, it may also be for other reasons! So, let’s take a look at why babies cry more at night, and what you can do about it. Baby Is Hungry The first reason why your baby usually cries is … [Read more...]
Why The Wrong pH Value Of Your Baby’s Skin Can Make Your Baby Cry At Night And Cost You Your Sleep… And What To Do About It
There are reasons that your baby does not sleep at night, sometimes. And it can be frustrating when you can’t figure out why. So, here’s why the wrong pH value of your baby’s skin can make your baby cry at night and cost you your sleep. The pH value tells you how acidic or alkaline your skin is. Baby skin has a pH close to neutral at birth. When your pH levels are at the correct level, … [Read more...]
Do Mom’s REALLY Know What They’re PUTTING On Their BABY’S SKIN?
Are you really aware of what you are putting on your baby’s skin? Let’s take a look at a typical day in the life of a mom & baby Baby eats. Baby burps and spits up. Baby reaches and cuddles. Baby coos and baby drools. Baby sleeps and baby moves. Baby poops and baby pees. Baby laughs and baby cries. And the cycle begins again. Which is why baby gets their … [Read more...]
How To Protect Baby From Chemicals & Environmental Toxins
You might be wondering, how safe is your environment for your baby - are there any hidden toxins and chemicals? Our children’s bodies are designed to eliminate toxins – through sweat, pee, and poop, and even through their breath. If toxins enter their bodies - faster than their elimination routes can get rid of them, they’ll fill up the so-called “Inflammation Bucket,” until that bucket … [Read more...]
How To Do A Baby Detox
Have you ever wondered why babies are more vulnerable to the effects of toxins? Well it’s pretty simple. They're still developing both inside and out. Especially their immune system and organs - all chemicals may interfere with those processes and are responsible for the development of asthma, eczema, decreased IQ, ADHD, and other behavioral issues. And there’s no doubt that they have … [Read more...]
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