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How To Adopt A Baby In 6 Steps

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Whatever your reasons for adoption may be, know that you are in store for a very fulfilling and rewarding experience. With that in mind, the act of adoption is very complicated, and the process will take some time. You will need to go through many steps and hope for a little luck along the way. […]

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How To Swaddle A Baby, In 5 Steps

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One of the first lessons that many new parents need to learn is how to swaddle a baby. It is one of those things that looks easy when someone else does it, but it gets a little more complicated when you first try it out. We won’t lie. For most parents, swaddling does take some […]

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How To Soothe A Teething Baby At Night, In 3 Steps

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As a parent, you are starting to feel comfortable and like you have gotten the hang of it. Your baby has a feeding schedule. You understand their different cries, you can change a diaper in record time, and you may even have mastered the skill of sleeping when the baby sleeps. Then all of a […]

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How To Fold Your Baby’s Clothes Correctly So Everything Fits

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Having a new baby means that you are making room in your house for a whole other person. And while babies are small, they come with a lot of stuff, specifically clothing. Babies tend to have a lot of onesies and other articles of clothing. This is because they go through multiple changes a day. […]

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How To Wash Your Baby’s Clothes Safely

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Having a newborn at home is an exciting time for new parents. There are many things that new parents often wonder about and are curious about when it comes to their newborn. One thing that many new parents think about is laundry and clothing. Newborns tend to wear more clothes than one would think, and […]

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How To Treat Your Baby’s Eczema, In 5 Steps

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When you have a newborn baby at home, there are many things that can happen. New parents are always worried about things that pop up, unsure of what to do and how to treat them. One thing that is very common among young babies is baby eczema. Experts indicate that 9.6 million children under the […]

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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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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 Much Does It Cost To Have A Baby, By Age

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Many couples like the idea of having a baby, but they are often hesitant because they fear the additional costs that a child can add to their budget. The fact is that raising a child will cost money. Over the first 18 years of their life, your kids will have different needs, and it will […]

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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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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 Remove Mucus From a Baby’s Throat: 6 Home Remedies

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Mucus is the continuous fluid that comes from a baby’s nose, mouth, and throat.  Believe it or not, mucus is actually important for your baby’s wellness. The gooey fluid helps to keep their nasal passages, mouth, and throat wet and supple. Babies also benefit from the protective properties of mucus because it acts as a […]

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How Many Baby Bottles Do I Need?

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New parents don’t always know how many supplies they will need for their baby. Sometimes they buy way too much, and other times not enough. Baby bottles can be extra tricky. As a mother of twins, I sometimes felt like my kitchen was overrun with baby bottles. I was sent home from the hospital with […]

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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 to Plan a World Class Baby Shower, in 7 Steps

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Baby showers are an exciting way to celebrate when a baby is on the way. Family and friends get the opportunity to shower the new parents with gifts, love, and encouragement. But like any event, planning a world-class baby shower takes time and preparation. The entire process can be a lot of work! The best […]

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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 Many Diapers A Baby Uses, By Age

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When you have a new baby on the way, there’s no such thing as having too many diapers. Despite their size, infants use more diapers than you think! If you’re fortunate enough to have friends or family who are experienced parents, they’ll likely give you diapers of multiple sizes so you’ll be prepared when your […]

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