While milk feeds are less complicated (and more suited to cuddles), there’ll eventually come the stage when your baby is ready to try out the big wide world of solids. Here’s how to get started.
Good vision can easily be taken for granted; it’s also easy to miss the signs of eye problems in young children because they don’t know any different.
Once your little one takes his first wibbly wobbly steps, you’ll need to think about shoes. While going bare is important for proprioceptive development (aka balance), not every terrain is suited to sensitive lil’ feet. And when you do lace-up, the style of footwear will have an impact on posture and vertebral growth. Here are all these concerns condensed into a handy shoe-shopping checklist…
Moving on from bottle to sipping from a cup is an exciting milestone—but it can be a tricky transition; here’s the top tips to make the process an easy one.
“The specific definition of SIDS is death of an infant under one year that remains unexplained,” says neonatologist and clinical associate professor of paediatrics, Dr. Michael Goodstein. The lack of clarity in its explanation is largely what makes SIDS—Sudden Infant Death Syndrome—so scary; that and the fact that sometimes, it’s unavoidable—the tragic consequence of a glitch in physiology. More positively, however, research shows there are still things you can do to lower your child’s risk.