Free Baby’s Teeth Eruption Chart, With Timeline

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As parents, it can be a very exciting moment when our little babies get bigger and start gaining their baby teeth. It can also be a bit alarming if you aren’t prepared. What you need is a tooth eruption chart. These handy guides can tell you what teeth will come in and when. Many also […]

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When Should Baby Wear Shoes For Newborns

When Should Your Baby Wear Shoes For Newborns?

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Your little one is here and you’ve stumbled into the rabbit hole of baby clothes and footwear options, but when should your baby start wearing shoes? According to the National Health Service, babies don’t technically need to wear any kind of hard-soled shoe until they’re around the age of walking (somewhere between 8-18 months). In […]

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What Are the Different Fine Motor Developmental Milestones for Kids?

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The magical feeling when a baby grasps your finger. The elation and pride a kid feels when they tie their own shoes for the first time. What do these moments have in common? These are both fine motor developmental milestones. As you watch your own child’s fine motor skills unfold, it’s important to know what […]

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How To Introduce Peanut Butter To Baby — and When

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Most kids love peanut butter! It’s a staple childhood food, and the basis of many quick, easy-to-make, healthy snacks and meals. But exactly how early should you introduce peanut butter to your baby?  In most cases, it’s OK to introduce peanut butter to babies as soon as they’re old enough to eat other soft solid […]

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How To Bring Down Baby Fever, In 5 Steps

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It is never easy for a parent to comfort a sick child. You want them to be content, healthy, and ready to play. When your little one has a fever, it can be especially difficult because they are too young to express how they feel or what they need to be comfortable. Therefore, it is […]

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How Long Does Baby Acne Last?

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Acne is the bane of adolescence, but babies can get it as well, which often surprises new parents. Baby acne affects many newborns (also called newborn acne or neonatal acne). Babies rarely develop acne as infants (infantile acne). Baby acne is usually harmless and goes away on its own. Still, it’s critical to understand how […]

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How To Unblock Baby’s Nose Naturally — In 5 Steps

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While nasal congestion is common in babies and children, it can be heartbreaking to see your baby struggle with their first stuffy nose. And they need your assistance to overcome it because they aren’t old enough to clear their nose on their own. Fortunately, it is usually not serious. A stuffy nose, on the other […]

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When Should Your Baby Hold Their Head Up?

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Newborn babies have many important milestones that they meet as they grow. New parents love watching their babies meet these milestones month to month. As they grow, many new parents question if their babies are meeting the development milestones on the right timeline. One thing that is instrumental for a new baby is the ability […]

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When Should Baby Say Mama Or Dada?

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Having a newborn at home is one of the most exciting things for new parents. There are many moments and milestones that new parents look forward to. One of these moments happens to be when your baby calls you as they view you, as their “Mama” or “Dada.” It is a pivotal moment in a […]

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When Should Baby Respond To Their Own Name?

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Having a newborn at home is both an exciting and stressful experience for all new parents. Having a baby of your own comes with new beginnings for everyone. One thing that many new parents are curious about is specific milestones for their child. New parents are often curious about when their baby should meet specific […]

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How To Help A Child That Cries Over Everything, In 5 Steps

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While some parents have children that are quiet and reserved, there are just as many other families that have at least one kid who seems to cry all of the time. It can be hard for many parents to deal with, especially if the behavior goes on for years. However, while it is easy to […]

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How Old Does A Child Have To Be To Sit In The Front Seat, When Is It Safe?

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It is unreal how quickly our children grow before our very eyes. At one moment, they are little babies secured in their car seats as you run your errands, and the next, they are asking to sit in the front seat with you. It is a moment that can seem to come out of nowhere. […]

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How To Help A Child With Anxiety, In 6 Steps

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It is a common misconception that kids do not have any problems. We see them laugh and play and go to school, and we often long for those more innocent days. However, kids can deal with stress and anxiety just like their parents. The key is to notice when you have a child with anxiety […]

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How To Introduce Eggs To Baby Safely In 3 Steps

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Eggs are an essential part of a child’s diet. They provide the necessary nutrients and the protein that your baby needs to grow up big and strong. Plus, they are easy to cook and are generally inexpensive. However, before you start serving your baby eggs, you need to practice caution as they are a common […]

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How To Stop Baby Hiccups, In 6 Steps

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It is not uncommon for new parents to become a bit startled when their baby starts to hiccup and won’t stop. In most cases, the act is harmless, with a few exceptions. While many doctors will just recommend that you let it pass, if it doesn’t seem to end, then there are some steps you […]

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How To Make Baby Food At Home With Natural Ingredients

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When children turn the age where they can start eating baby food (around 6 months), many parents decide to go to the store to buy what they need. However, when a baby eats multiple times per day, you may soon find that half of your grocery budget goes to buying their food. As an alternative, […]

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How To Help Baby Poop, In 9 Steps

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One of the less glamorous parts of raising a baby is dealing with their bowel movements. While you will have to clean plenty of dirty diapers, there is also a chance that your child may experience constipation. While your baby may go some time without having a movement, if they go too long, then you […]

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What are Childhood Developmental Milestones by Age?

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Every parent knows the excitement of watching your newborn grow and develop. We marvel as our little ones hopefully hit all the childhood developmental milestones as expected — and how many developmental milestones there are! Many parents wonder What are childhood developmental milestones by age? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or CDC, offers […]

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How to Help a Baby With Gas in 6 Steps

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Babies switch from placental nutrition to either breast milk or formula when born. That’s a tremendous change for a young digestive tract, which is why infants naturally have gas. While gassy babies are common, especially in newborns whose digestive systems are still developing, you may question how to help your infant with gas if their […]

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How Many Bones Does A Baby Have?

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Some people may assume that infants have the same number of bones as children, teenagers, and adults, but it may surprise those who are truly curious that they have more. In fact, there are physiological and developmental reasons why babies have more bones than adults. So, how many bones does a baby have? We’ll get […]

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How To Introduce Solids To Baby, And Which Are The Best

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Introducing solid foods to a baby is an exciting milestone that many parents look forward to! As they grow older and get ready to explore more tastes and textures, starting them off on the right foot is essential. Always have different options of liquids such as formula, breast milk, or water to avoid dryness of […]

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How to Teach Baby to Crawl, in 5 Steps

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In your baby’s first year, each milestone is an exciting new adventure. One of these milestones is your baby learning how to crawl. Since all infants are different, there isn’t one set age when they might start crawling, but most will learn when they’re between 6 and 9 months old.  Even though your baby will […]

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How Long Is a Baby Considered a Newborn?

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Sleepless nights. That new baby smell. If you mention the word newborn to an experienced mom, all those sweet and complicated feelings will come rushing back. The newborn stage is challenging and wonderful all at once, but you may be wondering how long it lasts.  Babies are generally considered newborns until they’re about two months […]

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How Do I Get A Replacement Social Security Card For My Child, In 3 Steps

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If your child isn’t old enough to get a job or go off to college, you might not think much about their Social Security card. Knowing your child’s Social Security number, or SSN, is enough to enroll them in school or file your taxes. But if you need to show their Social Security card and […]

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