New Moms - Useful Tips and Advice



Whether you are a new or expecting Mom, if you are on this section of the Website, you’re probably interested in giving your baby the best care you can.

Facing motherhood for the first time is overwhelming. This section brings advice, tips and information on issues and things affecting a new mom, from how to prepare for a safe birth, how to prepare the baby's room, to advice on breastfeeding, diapering, nursing and much more...

The following information is designed to answer the common questions you might have, help keep you healthy, and prepare you for the arrival and care of your new baby.

Pregnancy DOs and DON’Ts

Pregnancy DOs and DON’Ts

Eat this. Don’t eat that. Do this. Don’t do that. Pregnant women are bombarded with DOs and DON’Ts. It’s tough to keep it all straight. Pregnancy DOs See your doctor regularly. Prenatal care can help keep you and your baby healthy and spot problems if they occur. Get 400 micrograms (= 0.4 mg) of folic acid every day before and  Read More »

Helping Your Baby Give up the Pacifier

Taking Away Pacifier

Little babies sucking on their pacifiers are such a delightful sight. However, if you do not take away these soothers in time, your baby could become addicted to them and right from affecting her teeth to even causing gum problems these soothers can cause it all. Taking the pacifier from the baby is definitely not a pleasant task, but it  Read More »

Healthy Families: New Moms

New Baby

The following information is designed to answer the common questions you might have, help keep you healthy, and prepare you for the arrival and care of your new baby. Importance of Continued Pre-Natal Care The goal of prenatal care is to monitor the progress of your pregnancy and to identify potential problems before they become serious for either you or  Read More »

Attachment Single Parenting

Attachment Single Parenting

While sometimes seen as an only a trendy new-age form of parenting, – attachment parenting is actually a style of caring for your baby – that brings out the best in the baby and the best in the parent. Attachment parenting encourages you to first open your mind and heart to the individual needs of your baby; and because of  Read More »

Mothering the Mother-Doulas for Single Moms

Mothering the Mother-Doulas for Single Moms

While having a baby is exciting, it can also be one of the most intimidating things you will ever experience. With a doula by your side, you may find the best support during this beautiful experience. A birth doula is a person trained and experienced in childbirth who provides continuous physical, emotional and informational support to the mother before, during  Read More »

Diapering for Single Moms

Diapering for Single Moms

Choosing how you will diaper your new baby can be one decision that can really save you money and time and as a single mother I am sure you want to save both. To help you with your decision we will point out some of the advantages and disadvantages of cloth and disposable diapers. Disposable diapers are sold on every  Read More »