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Caring for a baby - articles and tips about babies

Babies are a lot of fun! But even more, babies are a lot of work and involve a great deal of parental responsibility. There are no easy guides to parenting and having a baby. But there are plenty of common sense advice and tips, based on others' experiences in caring for a baby.

  BABY CARE Tips and Guides

Baby Bed Range

Baby Bed Range

Selecting a baby bed for your newborn seems like pretty straightforward thing to do. But with the available range of baby beds today, with all the colours, shapes and sizes, you might find it a daunting task. Consider your baby room design and other features in it.

Baby Care Tips

Baby Care Tips

Caring for your newborn baby is a round-the-clock occupation for the mother especially. There are some essential tips to keep in mind when it comes to breastfeeding, bottle feeding, baby sleep, clothing, changing, immunization and other baby related care

Baby Crib Safety

Baby Crib Safety

One of the most essential things when choosing a baby crib, where your baby will spend most of their time, is that of safety. Our list of 11 frequently asked questions and answers about baby crib safety should help you make the right choice when buying the crib.

Baby Gift Basket

Baby Gift Basket

And if you should run out of baby gift ideas or can't quite make up your mind what to buy, then making a baby gift basket might be the way to go. But if you want your baby gift basket to be appreciated, you should follow a few guidelines in creating your "masterpiece".

Baby Gift Ideas

Baby Gift Ideas

As new parents, you will find yourselves swamped with all kinds of baby gifts. But sooner or later, you too will end up on the buying end of the totem poll. As well as we all know, all gifts are not created equal. Break them down into categories that will serve you well in gift shopping.

Baby Monitor Tips

Baby Monitor Tips

Should you have a monitor that will be monitoring your baby in the room? It's a matter of parents' choice, but if you choose to have a monitor, you will find it a great device to keep tabs on your baby. It will help you go about your work, knowing your baby's safe.

Baby Naps and Sleep

Baby Naps and Sleep

Babies cry, smile,eat and sleep. That's their "job". They also do something else, but we won't go there now. Jesting aside, for any parent it's important to know and understand baby's naptime patterns to avoid potential problems and to manage it easier.

Baby Sleep Patterns

Baby Sleep Patterns

Newly borns will develop their sleeping patterns over a period of time before you'll be able to spot some regularity, especially if you're new parents. But once you recognize your baby's sleeping pattern and learn to manage it, you too will sleep better.

Baby Sling

Baby Sling Benefits

Whether you like baby slings or find them burdensome, there's no question that holding your baby in a sling provides manye benefits, not the least that of maintaining closeness with your infant. It also gives you free hands to do other things, while carrying your baby.

Choosing Baby Cribs

Choosing Baby Cribs

Now that you've got the safety aspect of baby cribs out of the way, it's time to pick and choose the right crib for your baby. There are several aspects of the crib that you should pay attention to. We examine each of those, with some suggestions included.

Choosing Baby Names

Choosing Baby Names

How often you've heard of the association of a person's name with his/her personality? A name can mold a person's identity like a cookie-cutter. We give you 6 tips to help you with choosing your baby's name, including what to avoid in your baby name.

Creating Perfect Nursery

Creating the Perfect Nursery

In your own home, you can do just about anything when it comes to creating a nursery for your baby. But if you live in a rental property, it can be a different story, especially if your landlord is unflexible. But with some imagination you can still create a perfect nursery for your newborn.

Make Baby Stuff

Make Your Own Baby Stuff

When you are an expecting mom, you want all things fancy for your bundle of joy. but those things often come with a hefty price tags. Instead, how about making some of that stuff yourself. You'll be surprised how little it takes and how easily it can be done.

Smiling baby
Baby smile brings joy to the hearts and minds of its parents 
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Being a parent

In effect, as a parent, you're bringing a new life into the world, taking on the task of preparing the baby to grow into an adult. It requires a lot of hard work, sleepless nights, frustration, and even fear. But the other side of the coin is that a baby will bring a lot of joy into your life as parent and given a good upbringing, even more pride and happines as you watch the youngster grow into a teenager and an adult.

Mother's care for her newborn baby
Caring for the baby takes a lot of time, effort, patience and knowledge from the parents, especially the mother. (Image by Pixabay.com)