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7 Safe, Natural Ways to Relieve Baby Constipation

7 Safe, Natural Ways to Relieve Baby Constipation

Looking for natural remedies to cure baby constipation? You have come to the right place.

Constipation in children is a common problem and is most frequently the result of dietary changes as your child grows. In fact, it accounts for 3-5% of all visits to pediatric outpatient clinics and over 30% of all visits to pediatric gastroenterologists.

Alarming right? But that doesn’t mean you’ve to rush to a doctor every time your child shows signs of constipation.

There are many natural home remedies you can use that have been tested and proven to work great at relieving infant constipation. In this post, we’re going to introduce you to the 7 safe, and natural ways to relieve baby constipation.

But first, a primer on infant constipation.

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5 Signs You’re Dealing with a Gassy Baby and What to Do about It

5 Signs You're Dealing with a Gassy Baby and What to Do about It

Is your baby crying uncontrollably because of gassy pain? Are you worried if your baby has colic?

You are not alone. In fact, experts say that colic happens in all babies. But, the only difference is that some babies are diagnosed with “colic” based on to which degree they cry.

About 20% to 25% of babies meet the criteria to be dubbed as colic or gassy newborn.

Though having a gassy baby is common, the exact cause of colic is still unknown. Gas buildup in babies can be annoying, uncomfortable, and painful. Sometimes, it may cause sleepless nights and disrupted feeding schedules.

It is then important to know how to spot a colic baby.

Everyone has experienced having tummy gas and, you know it’s infuriating and irritable. Can you imagine how it feels for babies? Well, here are the signs of a gassy infant and how to provide comfort.

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7 Common Mistakes Most Parents Make When Starting Solids

7 Common Mistakes Most Parents Make When Starting Solids

Is it time to move your baby to solid food?

Scientists recommend shifting your baby over to solid food around 6 months. But as with most things baby, there’s nothing exact about it. Parents often make simple mistakes when they overthink it.

That’s why we’ve put together these 7 common mistakes parents make when starting solids.

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How to Put a Baby to Sleep in 6 Easy Steps

How to Put a Baby to Sleep in 6 Easy Steps

Soon-to-be parents worry once their new baby arrives they will never sleep again. There are different recommendations on how to help your newborn sleep, leaving you with too many options.

Luckily for you, things don’t have to be so complicated, and you can help your baby sleep more soundly by following a few simple steps each night.

A restful sleep is essential for your baby’s health and well-being. Their body is growing and needs proper rest to build new tissues and recover from daily stress. To make your child grows healthy and happy, check out these tips on how to put a baby to sleep.

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Top 5 Essential Baby Nutrients for Optimal Health and Well-Being

Top 5 Essential Baby Nutrients for Optimal Health and Well-Being

Babies double their birth weight by six months and nearly triple their birth weight by twelve months. This exponential growth does not occur at any other time in their lives.

Because of this, not only does your baby need more nutrients, he or she needs higher doses of these nutrients.

However, unless your baby is born premature, there is usually no need to supplement your baby’s diets with vitamins or minerals during the first year of life. Excessive amounts of certain vitamins and minerals can be toxic or even fatal to infants.

Most experts agree that breast milk is the best and contains all a baby needs for the first six months. But this depends on the mother’s health and other circumstances.

In addition, formula can be a good alternative, and most formulas contain all the baby nutrients needed prior to starting solid food.

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10 Teething Relief Tips That Actually Work

10 Teething Relief Tips That Actually Work

Your baby is wailing…again. And you don’t know why.

You’ve checked off all the usual suspects.

Hungry? Wet diaper? A long hair twisted around a finger?

Nope. Nope. And nope.

It’s possible that your precious baby is experiencing teething pain. Most babies begin teething around four to six months, but it can vary widely depending on the child.

How do you tell if your baby is teething? More importantly, what can you do about it? Let’s take a moment to learn about teething and how to provide your baby with teething relief.

You both will appreciate it.

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What’s the Best Water For Baby Formula Preparation?

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Caring for an infant is one of the most nerve-wracking circumstances you could be in.

On a worldwide setting, 8.2 million children below the age of five pass away because of various reasons. The risk of death for infants is 15 times greater during the first four weeks of their life, as compared to any other time before their first birthday.

It’s for this reason you’ll want to get the best baby formula.

Choosing one free from harmful additives can keep them safe from health issues. However, the right milk formula isn’t your only concern. You need the right kind of water too to complement the effects of the baby formula preparation.

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A Guide on Acid Reflux in Infants

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Does your baby throw up all the time? Is he choking or gagging during meals? These problems might be a sign of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).

Commonly referred to as acid reflux, this condition affects children and grownups alike. More than 20 percent of Americans are struggling with it.

The primary symptom of acid reflux in infants is throwing up or spitting up more often than usual. Babies may also experience nausea, vomiting, and colic.

Even though GERD isn’t a life-threatening disorder, it may cause discomfort and affect your baby’s health. Luckily, there are ways to manage its symptoms naturally through diet and simple lifestyle changes.

First, let’s see what causes GERD in infants and how to identify its symptoms.

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Easy Baby Cereal Recipes

baby cereal recipes

We all know parenting can be tough. In fact, it’s often cited by mothers as one of the hardest things they experience.

The main source of difficulty comes from the massive amount of responsibilities you have to manage.

Making sure they’re ready for school, have clothes that fit, and are developing skills at a proper rate can be exhausting. In the early years, making sure they eat properly can be a tough time, too.

When your child is an infant, they will often consume plenty of baby formula. But, once your pediatrician has deemed that your baby is old enough to consume solid foods, you can be a little more creative with your options.

There are plenty of baby cereal recipes you can follow to give your child a nutritious, enjoyable experience.

Read on to discover simple ways to prepare cereal for your baby.

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The Importance of Establishing a Newborn Sleep Schedule

newborn sleep schedule

As a parent of a newborn, there’s a lot to learn. From feeding schedules and introducing solid foods to getting into a rhythm with naps, walking, daycare, and more, one of the most important things for both you and your child is establishing a newborn sleep schedule.

When your baby first comes home with you, you can’t really expect her to fall asleep at a time that’s convenient for you. Introducing a bedtime routine will take some work, but ultimately, will help her learn healthy sleep habits and help you maintain some sense of sanity as a new parent.

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