My baby developed a flat head – what I learned

Flat head is an increasingly common syndrome among babies. Almost 25% of babies will develop some form of flatness during their first few months of life. Medically known as plagiocephaly or brachycephaly depending on the position of the flat spot, flat head syndrome is more often than not totally benign and clears up on itsContinue reading “My baby developed a flat head – what I learned”

What my 8-month old eats in a day

Your baby is still in the early days of their journey towards solid foods and it can get quite confusing quite fast for new parents. Is milk still the only essential item on your baby’s menu? How many solid meals should you be offering at this stage and which quantities? A few guidelines to helpContinue reading “What my 8-month old eats in a day”

4 Tips on Picking Baby Hygiene Products

Hygiene products are some of the items you will use the most with your baby. Shower gel, shampoo, cleansing water, ointment, wipes, and of course diapers, are ever-present in your baby’s daytime routine. You want your baby to be feeling fresh and clean, protected from over-exposure to chemicals, but you also want your daily lifeContinue reading “4 Tips on Picking Baby Hygiene Products”

How on earth do I choose baby toiletries?

Your baby will arrive any day now and you’re trying to figure out which hygiene products are needed, how much to stock up in advance and which brands to buy – all of which are very legitimate concerns! You obviously want to provide the best care to your baby, and you definitely don’t want toContinue reading “How on earth do I choose baby toiletries?”

Is it OK to let my baby cry for a while?

You’ve fed, burped, changed, entertained, and soothed your baby, but she’s still crying. The question begs itself: should you systematically hold or rock your crying baby in that case? Or is it OK to let them cry for a while? And how much is a ‘while’? There’s no consensus on this question from experts. WhatContinue reading “Is it OK to let my baby cry for a while?”

Why is my newborn crying

The checklist for a crying newborn is pretty much standard procedure: baby is hungry baby needs to be changed baby needs a pacifier baby is cold or hot baby is sleepy or tired baby is bored Just when you think you’ve got the hang of this, here you are, at 2am, having checked off allContinue reading “Why is my newborn crying”