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3 to 5 Years Continuing to Learn

Many parents wonder if it is time to start teaching their children the basics of reading and writing at this age. Some children who are ready to learn these basics will know some simple words. But there is no need to push your child. It is important…

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Good Habits for 2 to 3 years Toddler

Good Dental Habits Good dental habits are important, beginning as soon as your baby has teeth to brush. Nearly 60% of children get their first cavity by age 3. Many parents think this does not matter because children lose their baby teeth anyway. Dentists do not agree. …

PostPartum Depression

Feeling Sad after Your Baby is Born Having a baby is exciting and full of joy. But it also places a great deal of stress on both a mother’s body and emotions. These emotions may be intensified by the exhaustion that comes with waking up several times…

How to find Quality Childcare and Preschool

One of the most important decisions parents face is choosing quality childcare and a preschool.  Childcare  We all need help to raise our children. In the early months you may have relied on relatives and close friends to help you with childcare. But leaving your baby with…

Reducing the Risk of SIDS

Put your baby to bed on her back. Babies should always sleep on their backs. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, or SIDS, is less likely to affect babies who sleep in this position. NEVER PUT YOUR BABY TO SLEEP ON HER TUMMY. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome is the…

Choking Hazards and Emergency Instructions

There are many things that children can choke on. A few examples are: Small toys or pieces of a toy Food Plastic bags Coins Stones Balloons Any other object smaller than the opening of a toilet paper roll (Actual size Toilet Paper Roll) Toys for this age…

Well-Baby Check-Ups

Your baby needs regular check-ups to make sure he is healthy and growing right. Be sure to visit the doctor at regularly scheduled times. These are called “well-baby” check-ups. Do not wait until your baby sick to go to the doctor. At the first “well-baby” check-up, the…

Your Baby’s Expanding World

During the baby’s first year, you made sure her world was a safe place. Back then, her world was mostly the space inside your home. But now her world is growing. Soon your baby will be exploring the outdoors and playing with other children. This is exactly…

Weight Gain During Pregnancy

How Much Weight You Should Gain During Pregnancy? Here are the answers: If you are normal weight before pregnancy, average weight gain may be 25 to 35 pounds (about 11 to 16 kg) during pregnancy. If you are overweight before pregnancy, your doctor may advise you to…

Food and Safety (6 Months to 1 Year)

Never put solids in a bottle. Solids like cereal with milk added are dangerous. Your baby can choke. It can also lead to food allergies and lead to overweight. Introduce one food at a time about a week apart. Watch your baby for food allergies. Signs of…

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