Category: Baby Shusher Blog

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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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Protecting your Child from Heat Exhaustion

  What is Heat Exhaustion? Heat exhaustion is when the internal temperature of the body overheats passed the normal body temperature of about 98.6°F. This can happen when a person is outdoors, in the sun, for too long, dehydration, wearing clothes that prevent your sweat from evaporating from your body. Your body sweats in order […]

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How to Make your Own Baby Food

  Once your baby the right age, or you have clearance from your pediatrician, you can start solid foods when your baby is around 4 to 6 months old. While the baby food from your local supermarket is a great, quick option, making your own baby food is another easy alternative. There are several baby […]

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Preparing for the Birth of a Baby – Essential Baby Clothes

If you are expecting a baby in the next few months, the chances are you will have started planning for some of her important things, if not doing them and buying them already. Her crib may be chosen; her nursery may be painted and decorated; you may have some beautiful bedding to match the baby […]

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Swaddling Your Baby

Your baby was safely sheltered in the cozy cocoon of your womb for nine months before being transported into the world. No wonder swaddling her makes her feel “at home”. What is swaddling? Swaddling is snugly wrapping your baby in a blanket to make her feel safe and secure. Parents of colicky babies swear by […]

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Tips for Discreet Breastfeeding in Public

If you’re a new mom who is nursing your baby you may be nervous about doing so in public. Or perhaps you are disturbed by media reports of women who are harassed for breastfeeding in public and are considering pumping your milk to give your baby when you leave home. Here are some tips for […]

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6 Tips to Getting Your Baby on a Sleeping Routine

It’s not unusual for newborns to have unusual sleeping habits, particularly for them to want to sleep during the day, and stay awake at night. Remember, in the womb its dark all the time, so night and day mean nothing to them. If your baby’s sleeping habits need some adjustment, here are some ways to […]

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Playing With Your Baby – How to Make an Impact

If you’re wondering how to interact with your baby in the early days, just think back to your own childhood. Games your mom played with you are not outdated. In addition to making baby smile, silly baby rituals like “this little piggy went to market” teach your child some important early skills. Here are some […]

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Breastfeeding My Baby, Where Do I Start?

Congratulations, you have a new baby! Having a new baby is hard enough but when you choose to breastfeed you sometimes feel that you made this experience even harder. Breastfeeding, however, is not as difficult as it looks or as you may have heard from others. It is actually pretty easy and a very fulfilling […]

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