Category Archives: 3 to 6 Months

Feeding Baby by Instinct

We all feed our babies using instinct. The most natural thing is to feed our own preferences, or foods that we were fed when we were young. If we refer more to common sense and avoid those foods to which … Continue reading

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Colic

Colic is difficult to define initially. It usually presents with uncontrollable crying which could be related or unrelated to feeds. Most people say their baby has colic when he/she has indigestion or trapped wind. Before the diagnosis is made one must … Continue reading

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Nappy Rashes

No matter how careful, many a baby has red buttocks at some time or other. If you have ever been a parent you will feel guilty, and attribute the red buttocks to something you did or didn’t do. There are several … Continue reading

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Socialising

From birth our little ones are exposed to people and the environment. Throughout life we feel obliged to heal relationships when something goes wrong. As parents, siblings and friends we all start out with good intentions. No parent can be … Continue reading

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Siblings and the New Baby

A new baby is about to enter your home. Excitement is growing as the day of the event approaches. The room is prepared, boxes of toys, clothes and furniture is brought in. Then there is a baby shower and happy … Continue reading

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Baby Outing

Just because you’ve had a baby is no reason why you must stay home. It is easier to go out with a small baby than maybe later when they are more mobile. If a baby is protected against the elements … Continue reading

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Exercising Baby

It is always good to remember that a small baby is bedridden. We all know that when we have been bedridden or incapacitated for a while, we feel as if our limbs have become weaker and need a good stretch. … Continue reading

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Sleeping Through!

Prevent your baby from turning night into day! It is possible, and it can be done with 99% of babies in less than one month! Logic is the main skill that will assist you in getting your baby to sleep … Continue reading

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Preparing Food for your Baby

Precooked bottled baby foods, as a backup and convenience food is very handy but are expensive. Use them when you are out and about. In the following notes I would like to recommend some simple ways to prepare convenient and … Continue reading

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Introducing Solids

Baby is now three months or a little older. Everybody keeps asking if you are giving solids. You are told you that their own babies were introduced to solids at a particular age. The benefits of giving solids are emphasised regularly. … Continue reading

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