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New Parent's Guide to Attachment Parenting
Unfortunately, babies don't come with owner's manuals. All new parents must try to figure out their own approach to raising a happy, healthy child. One such approach, developed by Dr. William Sears, is called attachment parenting. The idea is...
Posted June 24, 2016 by Jaclyn Hill | Follow Jaclyn Hill on Google+
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Having A Baby & Postpartum Depression
Having a baby should be a joyous occasion; however, as many as 10 to 15% of new mothers get an unexpected baby gift: postpartum depression. While most women, up to 80%, will feel some mild emotional symptoms...
Posted April 29, 2016 by Jaclyn Hill | Follow Jaclyn Hill on Google+
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The Dangers of Shaken Baby Syndrome
It's 4 a.m., and you've been up all night with a baby who just won't stop crying. You've tried everything: offering a bottle, given them a pacifier, checking the baby's diaper, rocking them, and swaddling them. Even the vibrating seat or swing you received as a baby gift isn't working...
Posted March 4, 2016 by Jaclyn Hill | Follow Jaclyn Hill on Google+
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Baby Sprinkles
We’ve been hearing this question more and more lately as it appears baby sprinkles are becoming more main stream today. Similar to a baby shower, a baby sprinkle is simply a way to celebrate...
Posted October 1st, 2015 by Jaclyn Hill | Follow Jaclyn Hill on Google+
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Teen Pregnancy Resource Page
The gift of life is exciting, promising, and wonderful, but for women who are too young, the experience of pregnancy can be a terrifying one. Teenage women who are pregnant have...
Posted April 23, 2015 by Jaclyn Hill | Follow Jaclyn Hill on Google+
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A Guide to Exercise for Babies and Toddlers
In order to survive and thrive, humans need several elements in their lives. They need food, water, air and other key components. All are equally important in the growth and development of babies and...
Posted March 19, 2015 by Jaclyn Hill | Follow Jaclyn Hill on Google+
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Baby and Child Safety: History of the AMBER Alert System
According to the most recent National Crime Information Center (NCIC) Missing Person File, of the 621,911 filed missing-person cases in 2013, 462,567 were younger than 18. By the end of that year, there were more than...
Posted March 6, 2015 by Jaclyn Hill | Follow Jaclyn Hill on Google+
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How to Handle Your Teething Baby
Teething is a natural process that everyone experiences early in life. It is a time when a child's first set of teeth, which are known as the primary teeth, break through the gums. This is a very stressful time for babies and also the parents...
Posted February 26, 2015 by Jaclyn Hill | Follow Jaclyn Hill on Google+
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Parent's Guide to Child Bicycle Safety
Ensuring the safety of children who ride bikes may not be possible 100 percent of the time, but taking certain measures can greatly increase their chances of remaining injury-free. Bicycle safety is important because, according to...
Posted February 23, 2015 by Jaclyn Hill | Follow Jaclyn Hill on Google+
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Parents Guide to Child Car Safety
During the course of a normal day we take for granted our usual trips in the car. We get in, start the car and go to our destination, whether it be for work or for pleasure. Most of the time we don't...
Posted February 18, 2015 by Jaclyn Hill | Follow Jaclyn Hill on Google+
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Guide to Baby Toys by Age, Fun, and Safety
As they grow and develop, babies can begin to explore their world. While exploration is an important part of learning and growing, safety must remain a priority. Toys designed for babies can...
Posted February 13, 2015 by Jaclyn Hill | Follow Jaclyn Hill on Google+
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Guide to Sun Protection for Babies and Newborns
Exposure to the sun can put people at risk for a number of problems, ranging from sunburn to melanoma. This is particularly true when it comes to newborns and babies, as sun exposure can...
Posted February 9, 2015 by Jaclyn Hill | Follow Jaclyn Hill on Google+
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Food Hazards for Babies and Newborns
Feeding one's baby is one of the most important things that a parent can do not only for the child's current survival but for future health as well. It is important for parents to be aware of...
Posted February 5, 2015 by Jaclyn Hill | Follow Jaclyn Hill on Google+
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Guide to Baby and Child Playground Safety
Children of all ages tend to enjoy playing on playgrounds, climbing, swinging, and jumping around on the rugged and colorful equipment. Even babies can enjoy the exhilaration...
Posted February 2, 2015 by Jaclyn Hill | Follow Jaclyn Hill on Google+
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Preparing Your Older Child for the Arrival of a New Baby Sibling
While the impending birth of a new child may seem like a blessing to the adults in the family, the current child may sometimes feel threatened or unhappy about the prospect of an additional family member. This can be a problem when...
Posted January 29, 2015 by Jaclyn Hill | Follow Jaclyn Hill on Google+
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The Baby Name Helper!
While having a baby is a joyous time, it does come with certain challenges. Perhaps the most difficult and important challenge of bringing a baby into the world is deciding on a name for the baby! There are many...
Posted January 26, 2015 by Jaclyn Hill | Follow Jaclyn Hill on Google+
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Baby Proofing Your Home And Appliances
Baby proofing the living room is especially important to ensure the safety of your child because this is usually the room in which children play the most. As it is also the room in which you as a parent spend the most time, it can have many dangers...
Posted May 22, 2014 by Jaclyn Hill | Follow Jaclyn Hill on Google+
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Baby Safety Tips for New Parents
During this development period babies start as being totally reliant on parents for every aspect of life. But over time children start to crawl, walk, eat by themselves and eventually they start to become independent individuals. However, during this time...
Posted January 10, 2014 by Jaclyn Hill | Follow Jaclyn Hill on Google+
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One of the first decisions that a mother-to-be must make is the decision as to whether or not she will breastfeed her baby. Women have breastfed their children throughout history, and it is a very natural and safe way to nourish one's child. It is, however...
Posted January 3, 2014 by Jaclyn Hill | Follow Jaclyn Hill on Google+
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A Parents Guide To A Healthy Baby
Congratulations, you just found out you are having a baby! For parents around the world those are the happiest words that they can hear. By having a baby, you now have the joy and problems that come with having children...
Posted December 27th, 2013 by Jaclyn Hill | Follow Jaclyn Hill on Google+
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