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Hospital Bag in the Summer - what to pack?

Hospital Bag in the Summer - what to pack?

Is your due date fast approaching and you are still unsure of what to pack into your Hospital Bag? Find below a comprehensive list of what to pack on the way to the hospital.
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Help! my toddler doesn't want to brush his teeth

Help! my toddler doesn't want to brush his teeth

When it comes to brushing their teeth, most children go through a phase where they don’t want to uphold the practice. This phase can be quite stressful to you as a parent because as much as you would like them to adapt to the daily brushing routine you still don’t want to force them. Sometimes, no matter of how much you show and explain they just are not interested.
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Staycation with a newborn - useful tips & tricks

Staycation with a newborn - useful tips & tricks

Summer is just around the corner and you deserve to make the most out of it!
If you are a new mum and are looking forward to spending your first summer vacation with a baby this article is just for you.  We'll give you all the tips you need for a hassle free vacation. If you are planning to travel for the first time this summer, you probably have some concerns on what to pack and how to make it work. Keep reading.
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Stretch Marks - Troubling Questions Finally answered

Stretch Marks - Troubling Questions Finally answered

Stretch marks, also known as Striae, are lines, narrow streaks or stripes that appear as a form of scarring on the dermis of your skin. Usually, the dermis tear results from rapid growth, especially during or after pregnancy, growth spurts during adolescence or bodybuilding. Stretch marks are generally not painful, but the skin can get itchy when they start forming.
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Fun Ideas for Expanding Your Toddler’s Diet

Fun Ideas for Expanding Your Toddler’s Diet

Many parents can't wait for their children to start eating other foods than milk. Toddlers also show a lot of excitement about finally learning to eat what everyone else is having. Teaching toddlers how to eat other foods could be a bumpy ride at times, we all know it's easier when we let them eat what they already love and sometimes just simply give up as there's enough on our plate anyway. But how long can child survive on plain pasta and bananas alone?
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How to care for Umbilical Cord Stump ?

How to care for Umbilical Cord Stump ?

The umbilical cord is a sturdy yet flexible tube that transports nutrients, blood, and oxygen from mother to baby during pregnancy. Once the baby is born, the doctor severs the connection and clamps the umbilical cord to stop bleeding. The cut, which is normally close to your baby’s navel, leaves a stub which should fall off within a week or two after birth.
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Breastmilk storage – the ultimate guide

Breastmilk storage – the ultimate guide

As a nursing mother, it is important to follow the proper breast milk storage and preparation guidelines.  It helps you uphold the safety and quality of expressed milk, which is vital to your baby’s health. The storage guidelines for freshly expressed milk vary depending on the room temperature during expression, milk volume, cleanliness o the environment, and temperature fluctuations in the refrigerator or freezer. These factors determine the duration through which expressed human milk can be stored safely.
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Baby Mouth Thrush - All you need to know.

Baby Mouth Thrush - All you need to know.

Candida albicans is a white yeast-like fungus that can live inactively in your baby’s body, but cause an infection once it grows out of control. The overgrowth of this fungus presents itself in the form of an oral thrush.
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Gestational diabetes - is there anything to worry about?

Gestational diabetes - is there anything to worry about?

Pregnancy diabetes, also known as gestational diabetes, defines diabetes that’s first diagnosed in women during pregnancy. Research is yet to discover the causes of this particular strain of diabetes, but some people are more exposed to the condition.
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Postpartum Hair Loss? Don’t Lose Your Head If You Lose Your Hair

Postpartum Hair Loss? Don’t Lose Your Head If You Lose Your Hair

After childbirth mother's body starts to go back to its normal state, with hormones getting back to lower levels. One of the hormones whose levels rise during pregnancy is the human Chorionic Gonadotropin, the one a pregnancy test measures. Postpartum hair loss, also known as Telogen Effluvium, is a result of the decreased levels of hormones after childbirth.
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Baby Reflux: Everything You Need To Know

Baby Reflux: Everything You Need To Know

Reflux can be disturbing and is a topic worth discussing. Different babies present it differently, but there are common symptoms discussed in the subsequent sections. In this article, you will have most if not all questions about reflux answered. Keep reading.
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Baby changing setup? Make it work!

Baby changing setup? Make it work!

Setting up a first nursery is certainly one of them, and at the heart of every nursery is the changing station. This is the single most important space when it comes to taking care of the newborn. Finding the right setup is essential as it can make life a lot easier, while on the other hand the wrong one can cause you a lot of stress.
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