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Best Weaning Foods
Infant Health

Best Weaning Foods

Weaning is the process of introducing food other than breast milk to a baby’s diet. Babies are weaned from between three and six months old, but most studies recommend six months. At six months, the baby’s body is ready to start processing other food besides breast milk. When weaning, it is important to make sure that the baby gets all the nutrients that their body needs to grow and develop. In the initial stages of weaning, breast milk should still…
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Why Exclusive Breastfeeding Is Good For Infants
Infant Health

Why Exclusive Breastfeeding Is Good For Infants

Different studies recommend different periods of time for exclusive breastfeeding in newborns. However, many parents fall between the three and six month period when it comes to exclusive breastfeeding. Studies have shown that exclusive breastfeeding for at least six months is better for the baby’s long term health. Even after introducing solid food to the diet after six months, breastfeeding is still good for the baby. It can complement the food that the baby is consuming for a balanced diet.…
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Keeping Babies Warm In The Cold
Infant Health

Keeping Babies Warm In The Cold

It’s super cold this season, so it’s important to keep our little ones warm and healthy. It’s important to make sure that the baby is warm but doesn’t overheat, as overheating may increase the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). A fitted sheet and cotton blankets are best for the crib. When going outside, your baby should have one more layer of clothing than you have on. Babies also lose a lot of body heat through their heads, so…
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