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. And one of the best things that only you can do is to breastfeed for as long as possible. While breastfeeding isn’t the only option for feeding your baby, every mother Read More »
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.
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 »
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 »
There are few things that are as hard to handle for a new mom as colic. When you’ve done everything you can and your child is still crying, your nerves are hopelessly frayed, and your confidence goes through the floor. It is even harder if you are a single mom with limited resources. But there are things you can do Read 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. 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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Single, with eggs that weren’t getting any younger, I decided it was now or never to have a child and plunked down real cash to get my wish. My pregnancy was blissful, I felt superhumanly fertile as I attended prenatal yoga classes, discussing babies with the other mommies, rubbing my belly like a talisman. I would breastfeed, of course, I Read More »
Walking into the baby isle at your local department store can be fun and exciting when you’re pregnant, unless you’re on a budget. If you’re a single mom WHO only has enough money to get the absolute necessities but aren’t sure what those are, a trip to the baby section can be a lot more expensive than it needs to Read More »