Category: Baby Shusher Blog

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Pros and Cons of Children Using Devices

Children are increasingly using devices more and more every day. Chances are, you know a parent who occupies their children by letting them watch videos or play games on their cell phone. Letting your child use devices is completely your own choice. Hopefully, this post will help you make that decision! Pros of Using Devices […]

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How to Swaddle your Baby

  What is Swaddling? Swaddling is wrapping your baby snugly in a lightweight, usually cotton, blanket. This helps your baby feel secure and safe. Many people use swaddling to help their babies fall asleep. Swaddling can help soothe your baby if they are fussy or crying excessively. It should be done from birth to when […]

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Tips for Newborn Parents

Having a baby is a life-changing experience. Not only will having a baby completely change your world, but they are also expensive. The constant diaper changes, cleaning products, food and clothing from each stage of your baby’s growth will go into the thousands of dollars. Here are a few tips for raising a healthy newborn […]

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Establishing a Sleeping Routine

It’s not unusual for newborns to have strange sleeping habits, particularly for them to want to sleep during the day and stay awake at night. If you are a new parent, you’ve likely received advice from many parents on how to achieve a sleeping routine. If your baby’s sleeping habits need some adjustment, here are […]

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Water Safety Rules Parents Need to Know

Summer is officially here! It’s time for fun in the sun and plenty of pool days. It’s no secret that swimming at the pool poses a risk to your children — drowning. It is a fear every parent has, so we’re going to give you a list of water safety rules you should know as […]

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How to Prepare for Labor

What To Pack Whether you’re planning to have your baby at home, in a hospital or with a midwife, you’ll definitely want to pre-pack in preparation for labor. It’s best to get a few things ready at least two weeks before your due date. You may get a list from your midwife or from the […]

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Preventing Hot Car Related Deaths

You may be thinking, “I’ll never forget that I have my child with me in the car.” Most deaths related to hot cars are not intentional. Parents who have had these accidents happen to them probably said the same thing before. It is human nature to forget things from time to time. And, it is […]

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Summer Essentials when Traveling with Kids

Let’s be real for a moment. Traveling with kids can sometimes be a pain! In their defense, it isn’t their fault. They’re not used to being confined to sitting in their carseats for long hours at a time. We have gathered a list of essentials you need to make traveling with kids easier, not to […]

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Father and Child Relationship

Mother’s innately have a special relationship with their child because they have nurturing instincts, carried their child for 9 months, and even things such as breastfeeding cultivates the relationship between Mother and Child. But what about the Father-Child relationship? When Dad spends quality time with his child, there are benefits for the child as well […]

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Breastfeeding Benefits for You and Your Baby

The decision to breastfeed your baby or not is an important decision. It can be a controversial topic, but no matter what decision you make, it is your choice and you will do what is best for your baby and you. American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) strongly recommends exclusively breastfeeding for the first 6 months […]

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