Why is breastfeeding in public still a controversial issue?

Ask five different people their thoughts on breastfeeding in public, and you’ll probably get five different answers. It seems everyone has an opinion on the subject, regardless of whether or not they’re a mother themselves. Some people see the act as indecent, while others view it as a normal aspect of motherhood. The latter camp

When Should Babies Outgrow Thumb Sucking?

We’ve all seen it: The babies, toddlers and children with fingers or a thumb in their mouths. We know it’s common, but it tends to worry parents anyway. Is this a bad habit? Is it harmful? Should I encourage my own child to stop – and if so, at what age?   It’s normal for

Dressing tips while Breastfeeding

Part of successfully breastfeeding is knowing the right things to wear. Whether you’re just starting out or you’re looking for some more flexibility in your wardrobe, we’ve got some great ideas to help you look and feel your fashionable best.   Wear a Nursing Bra or Tank Top A good nursing bra or tank is

Going back to work after your maternity leave

When you first begin maternity leave, it can feel like you’ll have a nearly endless amount of time away from the office. But all too quickly those weeks or months of leave come to end, and transitioning back to workplace life can be a tough adjustment. If you’re approaching the end of your maternity leave,

Rules for Mums by Rukeme Alao

Parenting: Rules for Mums by Rukeme Alao There are no fast or slow rules about being the kind of parent that you wish to be and I am sure that if asked this question, you would have a lot to say on what it feels like to be a mother. Motherhood is a milestone every

Recommended Toys for 3- to 6-month-olds

Yay! Your baby is 3 months old now! Now, your baby has  discovered how much fun his own hands can be now that they’re no longer clenched in a fist. He can grasp a toy placed in his hands or reach for one that interests him.   Soon he’ll be able to pass a toy

Eat yourself to be pregnant with the following steps

Good nutrition is the foundation of any pregnancy. You must know how fertility works and the general principles of how to eat you need to start implementing good nutrition for you and your baby. Whatever you do, include the following in your diet.   1.Eat natural, whole foods First things first – the quality of

When should babies start eating adult food?

  A lot of babies start demanding food from as early as 6 months and a lot of mothers are worried that it is too early to feed baby these foods at such a tender age. Your babies’ pediatrician should have the final say in everything concerning their health and well-being. However, I’ll talk from

15 babies miscarriages in 18 years –Distraught mum cries out

One of the most important achievement of every woman is to give birth or bring forth healthy babies after 9 months in the womb. However, some women encounter miscarriage at any stage of the their trimester period but more prevalent in first trimester. Any woman who has experienced a miscarriage before will tell you its

Keeping Baby Bottles and Pacifiers Clean

Yippie! You just had a baby and you’re on top of the world. This new addition to your family has brought so much joy and everyone can’t seem to get their hands off the baby. At a certain stage, babies use bottles and pacifiers lot, just to keep their mouth busy. But as a general

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