Flat-Head Syndrome


Your newborn baby’s skull is very soft — it is comprised of several separate bones that haven’t yet fused together — and, therefore, its shape is affected by persistent pressure. While most newborns exhibit a misshapen or cone-shaped head after coming through the birth canal, that condition usually disappears by seven weeks of age. If […]

Using a Breast Pump


For working mothers who still want to supply their babies with breast milk, the breast pump is a woman’s best friend. It allows you to store some of that liquid gold so that a caregiver can bottle-feed your little one. A breast pump is also handy for nursing mothers whose milk supply is low (pumping […]

Tips for Bottle Feeding Your Baby


If you’re not planning to breastfeed your baby, you will need to learn how to formula feed with a bottle. Generally speaking, from birth to six months, a baby needs about 2.5 ounces of formula per pound per day. (A ten-pound baby would average 25 ounces a day.) Newborns may take 2 to 4 ounces […]

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