After a storm, a rainbow may appear – a symbol of hope. When we are fortunate enough to see a rainbow, we’re awed by the breathtaking colors. You might be less familiar with the term rainbow babies. A rainbow baby is an infant born after a tragedy such as a miscarriage, stillbirth, or infant loss. Needless to say, such a tragic event casts a dark cloud in the proverbial sky. … [Read more...] about Why Rainbow Babies Are So Special
What to Expect from Pregnancy, Week by Week Every stage of pregnancy comes with its delights and challenges! While each woman will have a unique experience, it can help to know what you can roughly expect to change as you go through your journey. Week 1-2 You won’t yet know for sure if you’re pregnant, but consider popping prenatal vitamins. Week 3 You may … [Read more...] about What to Expect from Pregnancy, Week by Week
Baby Fever: What Does It Mean When Your Baby Has a Temperature? If you’re like most moms, you worry about your baby, especially when they have a fever. As pediatricians will tell you, fevers are common in babies. Yet, it’s important to know when to seek medical attention when your baby has a fever. Babies can have a low-grade fever for a variety of reasons – from teething to … [Read more...] about Baby Fever: What Does It Mean When Your Baby Has a Temperature?
If you’ve never bathed a newborn baby, you might worry that you’ll do something wrong. Don’t worry! Newborn bathing is not as complicated as you think and once you do it a few times, you’ll be an old pro. Pretty soon you and your baby will look forward to bath time and a chance to bond. Here are some tips for bathing a new born and making the experience comfortable and … [Read more...] about 5 Tips and Methods for Newborn Bathing
When to Stop Swaddling: What Parents Need to Know Are you a new parent? Congratulations? Chances are you have lots of questions too but that’s only natural. You want the very best for the new being you brought into the world. One question many new parents have is about swaddling a baby – should you do it and when to stop swaddling.Let’s look at what research … [Read more...] about When to Stop Swaddling: What Parents Need to Know