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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.

The Pros and Cons of Baby-Led Weaning versus Parent-Led Weaning: Responsive Parenting

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The Pros and Cons of Baby-Led Weaning Versus Parent-Led Weaning - Responsive Parenting
The Pros and Cons of Baby-Led Weaning Versus Parent-Led Weaning

Based on their respective lifestyles, personal choices, and responsive parenting strategies, some parents choose parent-led weaning, while others allow their babies to wean themselves (also known as baby-led weaning). A baby’s transition from milk to solid food is a crucial growth milestone; however, the transition can be challenging if the baby is picky or tends…

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Good Reasons to Use Cloth Diapers: Positive Parenting Solutions Reviews

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Baby wearing cloth diaper
Baby wearing cloth diaper

It seems counterintuitive to opt for cloth diapers when disposable diapers are so convenient. However, according to some positive parenting solutions reviews, there are several good reasons to use cloth diapers. Read another related article on this website: Costly Diapering Mistakes and Positive Parenting Solutions Babies can use as many as 8,000 or more diapers…

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A Guide to a Baby’s Developmental Milestones: 1 to 6 Months

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A Month by Month Guide to Developmental Milestones
After birth, babies tend to grow at an amazing speed and rate.

After birth, babies tend to grow at an amazing speed and rate. Besides physical and emotional growth, a baby also learns to master a variety of skills and experiences different kinds of achievements. As this research explains, “By convention, these neurodevelopmental ‘laws’ or sequences often are described in terms of the traditional developmental milestones.” This article…

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Why Sunlight Exposure Is Beneficial for Your Newborn

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Sunlight Exposure is Beneficial for Your Newborn
Sunlight Exposure is Beneficial for Your Newborn

Direct sunlight is very important for all living organisms because it affects their growth and development. Sunlight—and exposure to early morning sunlight in particular—helps the skin receive beneficial nutrients like vitamin D, which plays an important role in maintaining one’s health and vitality. As part of responsive parenting, pregnant women should get adequate sunlight exposure…

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Does My Baby Have Gas or Colic?

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Gas or Colic…Which One Does Your Baby Have And How to Find Relief
Gas or Colic…Which One Does Your Baby Have And How to Find Relief

While gas can cause discomfort and pain in babies, colic is more intense. Colic in babies causes prolonged crying episodes that may be associated with severe abdominal pain. Gas, on the other hand, is a general term, and it can be a symptom of colic. Gas versus Colic Colic generally makes its appearance in the…

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Is Cry It Out Sleep Training Harmful or Useful?: Positive Parenting Solutions

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Cry it Out Sleep Training-Harmful or Useful- Positive Parenting Solutions
Cry it Out Sleep Training

Babies spend much of their time sleeping during the first month after birth and wake up only when they are hungry or wet. But after a while, babies are not only awake more often, but they are also awake at the wrong time. Sleep deprivation is a reality with which parents must deal. It tests…

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Eight Ways to Soothe a Crying Baby: Parenting on Purpose

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8 Ways to Soothe a Crying Baby through Parenting On Purpose
Crying Baby

A baby comes into the world crying. It is considered a sign of vigor and health. Crying is the way babies communicate even after birth. Parenting on purpose helps parents understand their baby’s cues and respond accordingly. However, excessive crying can be pretty nerve-racking for parents, and it has a physiological impact on babies too.…

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How Breastfeeding Can Aid Your Baby’s Brain Development, Growth, and Immunity: Parenting from the Inside Out

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Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding doesn’t turn every baby into a genius, but it does positively impact brain development. Breastfeeding is a good example of parenting from the inside out. Breastfeeding also strengthens the right side of the brain (i.e., the emotional side). For instance, the proximity between the baby and the mother during breastfeeding helps the mother and…

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