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Taking care of a newborn is a new, mysterious and somewhat tiring but very special job. The first few days after the birth are very important for the baby as well as the parent. If you are looking for some science-based parent to parent advice, then this section is just the right place for you. This section contains a comprehensive baby care guide for new parents divided into sections. In this section, you are likely to find positive parenting solutions in line with latest scientific research and based on personal experience. The advice contained in these sections contains tips as well as relevant research on the following aspects: feeding the baby, soothing it, keeping it clean, preventing possible health issues and dealing with them holistically, gauging its growth and development, training it to sleep properly, helping the baby learn through playing with it, and giving it the required nourishment.

What Is Your Infant Really Getting through Breast Milk? Breast Milk Composition and Infant Nutrient Intakes during the First 12 Months of Life

in Breastfeeding/Research Findings
Breast milk composition and infant nutrient intakes

Breastfeeding is the most beautiful act between a mother and her child. But have you ever wondered what nutrients a child receives through breast milk? This is not a silly or unusual question, especially for mothers who, as recommended, exclusively breastfeed their children during the first months of life. Breastfeeding has multiple advantages, including a…

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Seven Reasons Why Your Baby Is Crying: Positive Parenting Solutions

in Crying
Your Baby is Crying and Positive Parenting Solutions
Positive parenting solutions can help stressed-out parents soothe their baby quickly.

Babies are vulnerable, and they rely on their parents for comfort and to have their needs met. Whenever babies feel distressed, they cry. Prolonged crying spells not only make the parents feel helpless, but they also frustrate everyone. It takes a lot of trial and error as well as positive parenting solutions to figure out…

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How Parenting on Purpose Nurtures Your Baby’s Sleep Habits and Brain Development

in Sleep Training
Baby Sleep Habits and Brain Development
Sleep plays a crucial role in the baby’s mental and physical development.

Sleep plays a crucial role in a baby’s mental and physical development. According to research, “the importance of sleep and preservation of sleep cycles in infants has been known for more than 40 years…Parents are playing an increasingly important role in supporting early development.” Parenting on purpose ensures that the baby develops sound habits early on so…

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Independent Sleeping versus Co-sleeping: Where’s the Best Place for My Baby to Sleep?

in Sleep Training
Independent Sleeping Versus Co-sleeping
Independent Sleeping Versus Co-sleeping

One of the inevitable debates related to infant sleep is whether the baby should sleep in the parents’ bed or in a crib either in the parents’ room or in a nursery. Thus, positive parenting solutions to help babies rest and develop in a reassuring environment need to be identified. A little research and prudence can help…

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How to Breastfeed Your Newborn Even When You Have Flat or Inverted Nipples

in Breastfeeding/Maternity
breast feeding with inverted or flat nipples

Breastfeeding is not just a means of providing nutrition for a newborn, but it also helps develop an emotional bond between mother and child as part of responsive parenting. Unfortunately, certain physical and emotional factors, such as having flat or inverted nipples, can make breastfeeding challenging and frustrating for the mother and the infant. Flat…

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A Guide to a Baby’s Developmental Milestones: 7 to 12 Months

in Growth and Development
Toddler development milestones
7 to 12 Months Guide of the Developmental Milestones

A baby turning six months of age is a moment of celebration for parents. The baby has crossed the half-year mark. Responsive parenting has enabled this to happen. The baby is learning to communicate and showing interest in food that the parents are eating. He or she is slowly and steadily progressing from infancy to…

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Coming Home with Your Newborn: What You Need to Know

in Newborn Care
Coming home with newborn preparation
Coming Home with Your New Born: What Do Your Need to Know?

The baby is finally here after nearly nine months of waiting. You cannot wait to take the baby home. But now that the baby is out in the world, the newborn may keep you so busy that you don’t even have time to scratch your head. No matter how many books about parenting you read…

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Mind-Boosting Games to Play with Your Baby: A Great Parenting Strategy

in Learning and Play - Baby
Mind Boosting Games to Play with Your Baby A Great Parenting Strategy
Mind Boosting Games to Play with Your Baby A Great Parenting Strategy

In the first months of life, babies spend a lot of time sleeping; nevertheless, they have a heightened awareness of their surroundings and actively engage with their environment. Cues such as making eye contact, smiling, and laughing are all ways babies react to the world around them. Interacting with the environment augments the developmental processes…

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