It’s remarkable, but true – your baby is born with a distinct personality that exists from the moment of birth. Babies are similar in their actions and needs, but they are not all exactly alike. Even two children born to the same parents on the same day – twins! – can be very different from each other. Your newborn baby is a unique person with likes and … [Read more...] about Whose Advice about Your Newborn Should You Trust?
In the days, weeks, and months following birth, both parents can experience physical, mental, and emotional changes. We usually hear and read all about the changes for the mother, because she has given birth, and her body has quite literally changed in many ways. Not only are there physical changes we can see, but there are also hormonal and chemical changes we cannot see. … [Read more...] about Postpartum depression: Can dads suffer too?
By Elizabeth Pantley, author of The No-Cry Sleep Solution for Newborns When you’re expecting a baby, one of the things you know for sure is that infants wake up at night, so you expect your baby will, too. It’s normal, right? But once you have a real, live newborn in the house you can be floored by how totally disrupted your sleep becomes. You may have had no idea that lots … [Read more...] about Newborn sleep: expectations and reality
By Elizabeth Pantley, author of The No-Cry Sleep Solution for Newborns Your newborn needs lots of sleep (up to eighteen hours a day!) but your baby doesn’t know that! He exists in the moment and responds to his body’s needs and his environment. Many new parents don’t realize that their baby’s sleep needs are powerfully driven by instinct. When your infant is tired, he’ll … [Read more...] about Read baby’s cues for better sleep – a handy checklist
FOR CHILDREN 4-32 LBS. AND UP TO 30 INCHES TALL $229 The Cybex ATON is a more compact infant carrier that pares down the bulk while still feeling well-padded enough to provide your child with a comfortable ride. The belt lock-off system enables an easier, more secure base installation by using a belt tensioning plate to tighten the belt beyond what you can physically do … [Read more...] about Cybex ATON Car Seat