Why Do Babies Bite: When Teething Goes Too Far

Babies explore much of their world with their mouths. Tasting, testing. What’s hard? What’s soft? Does it taste good? Then, of course, comes teething time, during which it seems like your baby is biting anything and everything within her reach. But what happens when biting goes a step too far? What do you do when…

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Cayenne Pepper Cleanse

If you’re always on the lookout for new ways to improve your health, fitness and looks, then there’s a good chance that you’ve stumbled across the term ‘cayenne pepper cleanse’ at some point.  If that is the case, and you are wondering what all the fuss about the cayenne pepper cleanse is, then read on,…

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Baby Behavior: 12 Months to 24 Months

Your infant will be entering toddlerhood by his second birthday, his progress seen on charts at the pediatrician’s office. But he’ll grow behaviorally as well. Here are some highlights of baby behavior to expect in months 12 through 24! Baby’s Second Year: Sleep “In the second year of life, children should be sleeping a total…

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Tips for Getting Through the Drooling Stage

Babies drool. It’s a fact of life for all parents of infants. But there are times when it seems to run like a faucet, leaving clothes and bedding a mess. What’s all that drool about? What causes it and when should you be concerned? What It Is “Drool, or saliva, is important to the digestive…

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How to Relieve Baby’s Teething Pain

You’ve survived sleep deprivation and the “new parent jitters,” and finally your baby is sleeping through the night, sort of. Now, a new issue has reared its ugly head: teething. When Baby’s first teeth begin to “come in,” most feel a certain amount of discomfort as the teeth push their way through the gums. What…

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Baby Burping Basics: Getting the Gas Out of Baby

By Alexandria Powell It’s been a few years since Karen Ray’s children needed burping, but she remembers those days well. “I got the best burping results by setting the baby on my knee, with the infant leaning into my left arm and my thumb and forefinger holding along the jaw line to help brace the…

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