Did you know that there is an option to help the environment when using disposable diapers. The answer to that is green diapers. Green diapers are better for the environment but only slightly better than conventional diapers. Many of these green diapers claim to be biodegradable but in reality they will not biodegrade because the landfills do not have
What to look for when buying an infant car seat: New car seat – don’t use a used car seat A car seat with a 5-point harness Easy installation Washability Fits your vehicle Availability of tethers Height and weight limitations Anti-rebound features Belt adjustments Detachable base Weight of the carrier Once you purchase your car
Homeopathic teething tablets have been known to help ease your baby’s teething pain. These are extremely tiny tablets (no chance of your baby choking because they are so tiny) that dissolve in the mouth.
As of today, June 28, 2011 the ban on drop side cribs by the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has taken effect. “Manufacturers and retailers must make and sell only compliant beginning tomorrow, but rental cribs, such as are available in hotels, child care centers, and furniture rental companies, have until December of 2012
The Arm’s Reach Co-Sleeper is another great option for co-sleeping but then also having your baby sleep in their own space. This is a bassinet that attaches to the mattress of the adult bed, can be used as a free-standing bassinet and then eventually as a play yard. The co-sleeper is portable and easy to break down
The Baby Delight Snuggle Nest is one of the best inventions ever. Your newborn will sleep a lot and most newborns need something comfortable and cozy to sleep in. This is where the Snuggle Nest comes into play. It is a compact and portable infant sleeper. It is safely ventilated to allow for air flow.
You spend 9 months gaining weight and then the next 9 months (or more) losing the weight. Here are some great tips to get you on your way to your pre-baby body! Breastfeed – you burn an average of 500 calories a day by nursing. Follow a healthy diet – Don’t actually diet – just
Jogging Strollers are the SUVs of strollers. They have 3 sports wheels which offers a smoother ride for the baby and they are easier to push for the parent. They are not as compact as traditional strollers so they may be harder to fit into trunks and smaller spaces.
For a full report on baby bottles and the different bottles available read Consumer Search. A few things to consider when shopping for bottles: Silicone nipples are best – latex and silicone nipples are safe but using latex nipples can increase sensitivity to latex. Also latex is more porous and therefore more susceptible to bacterial
My Brest Friend is on sale at Totsy for the next 10 hours. Sorry for the late notice but if you need a nursing pillow and like this one then act fast! If you are not all ready a member then sign up here.
One of the first important decisions parents have to make is whether to bank the umbilical cord blood. Typically after birth the cord blood is discarded but if you decide to bank it then it is collected and cryogenically stored. This blood is a “rich source of stem cells“ so it can be very useful. The
The ErgoBaby Carrier is considered one of the best baby carriers available. Like any of the carriers out there, it has its pros and cons. Pros: ergonomic design – weight is distributed to hips which reduces stress on back and shoulders foam padded straps washable great for large babies and toddlers long-lasting can be worn