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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Respiratory problems can be troublesome for a baby. Some are mild and can be treated with oral medications and vapor rubs. But some could need the medicine to be directly delivered to the lungs, for quicker and more effective results. A nebulizer serves this precise purpose. Nebulizers are used for
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Image: iStock IN THIS ARTICLE There is nothing more heartwarming than a baby’s smile. As a new parent, you excitedly wait for your baby to smile. And one day, you are pleasantly surprised when you see the baby smile in their sleep. Your immediate reaction could be immense love and adoration for the baby, and
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Image: iStock IN THIS ARTICLE The very thought of hemorrhoids can make one uncomfortable. While the condition is more common among adults, it can also develop in babies and toddlers. They are painful hemorrhoids in babies can be handled with medical and home care. In this MomJunction post, find out what causes hemorrhoids in babies,
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Image: iStock IN THIS ARTICLE When you are taking a baby/ toddler in a car, you need to secure them in a rear-facing car seat in the back. But if you are driving alone with your baby, keeping an eye on them at all times, without turning back, is difficult. Not knowing how they are
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Image: iStock IN THIS ARTICLE It is such a joy listening to your baby’s voice, whether they’re cooing or speaking adorable gibberish. Naturally, you start to worry when the child’s voice becomes hoarse, rough or even inaudible. A baby’s voice is said to be hoarse when it sounds raspy or rough. A hoarse voice in
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Breast milk is rich in nutrients and antibodies that provide nourishment to a baby. But did you know that breast milk can be used as more than just food for the baby? That’s right. The nutritive value of breast milk makes it perfect for bathing the baby as well! A
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Image: Shutterstock If you think decorating a baby boy’s room is tough and there is less scope for experimenting, then think again. Gone are the days when pink was for girls and blue was for boys as modern nurseries have no boundaries, and you have every freedom to bring your ideas to reality. If you
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Potty training lets you say goodbye to diapers gradually. But between being fully potty-trained and totally dependent on diapers, your toddler is in an in-between phase. During this phase, they involuntarily answer nature’s call in the underwear, with no diaper on. That can be one messy situation that any parent would want to avoid. This
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Image: Shutterstock The little gestures and sounds that your newborn makes can be fascinating and adorable. Among the many sounds that you hear a baby make, grunting is one. This low, guttural sound from an infant may make you wonder if they are in distress or pain. Occasional grunting by babies is common, but in
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Boiling the feeding bottle is the most common way of sterilizing it. But a better way to do it is with a baby bottle sterilizer, which is specifically made for that purpose. The sterilizer makes the process simpler, quicker, and safer. In this article, MomJunction presents a complete guide to baby bottle sterilizers and the
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Image: Shutterstock When the sun is bright, it is good to use sun-protective gear for the baby. You may think of sunscreen lotion or a hat to protect the delicate skin of the baby. But what about the eyes? The glaring UV rays of the sun can cause discomfort to the baby’s eyes. Sunglasses can
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Image: iStock Nail clipping is an essential part of personal hygiene for everyone, including babies and toddlers. But clipping a baby’s nails can be more of a challenge than a chore. You will need good quality baby nail clippers that are specially designed to safely clip the excess nail growth from the tiny fingernails of
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Image: Shutterstock Wearing the right nursing bra is essential for breastfeeding the baby comfortably. The ideal nursing bra supports the breasts and makes them easily accessible for feeding. Picking a nursing bra of the right size and type is vital. And for that, you need to know the options you have. Here is a MomJunction
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Expressed breast milk must be stored properly to the last drop. A breast milk storage bag lets you keep the milk in a sterile environment until the baby can have it. Picking up the right storage bag is essential to store the expressed milk hygienically while preventing loss of nutrients that the baby needs. And
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Umbrella strollers are perfect for parents who want a lightweight mode of transport for the baby. These strollers are easy to fold and carry and fit comfortably inside your car’s trunk when you are traveling long distances. In this MomJunction post, we give you a list of the 11 best umbrella strollers that make it
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A diaper bag is perhaps the most important item that you need to carry when you are traveling with the baby. Modern parents use the bag for carrying not just diapers, but other essentials like baby wipes and feeding bottles. Some moms may use it to hold their wallet, keys, and phone too, removing the
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Image: iStock If your preferred mode of exercise after pregnancy is jogging, you should consider getting a jogging stroller instead of a regular one. Jogging strollers are indispensable for health-conscious parents and allow them to jog with the baby safely. In this MomJunction post, we present 13 best jogging strollers for parents who love to
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Diaper pails are typically trash cans that are used to hold soiled diapers, but without spreading the foul odor around. There are several types and brands of diaper pails you can pick from, depending on your requirement. MomJunction presents a guide of how to pick the right diaper pail and the 11 best diaper pails
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Image: Shutterstock Playmats can be used to provide an exclusive play area for a baby. One of the first interactive toys your baby may have, playmats come in different varieties and with varying features. If your baby has started to roll onto the tummy, you should consider getting a playmat. In this article, MomJunction presents
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Image: iStock The most comfortable place for your baby is in your arms. But it can be a chore always to hold the baby while managing other errands. Baby carriers make the task easy since they hold the baby for you, thus taking the strain off your arms. There are several types of baby carriers
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Sometimes, babies get cranky to the point where it is difficult to soothe them. Parents usually find it challenging to put cranky or fussy babies to sleep. So what do you do when you have tried every trick in your book but still cannot calm a crying child? You try a baby sound machine, which
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Table Of contents Image: iStock Nursing covers are handy when you need to breastfeed your baby outdoors. They make breastfeeding convenient and comfortable for you, regardless of the place and the people around you. Nursing covers come in various shapes and sizes and can be picked up based on your requirements. In this article, MomJunction
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Baby food makers let you make any food palatable to babies and toddlers. This food appliance almost becomes a necessity once your baby is older than six months and is ready for solid food. Read this post if you are planning to get a baby food processor to blend fresh purees for your infant, but
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Image: Shutterstock Double strollers make it convenient for parents to conveniently take two infants or toddlers outdoors at the same time. It also saves a single parent from the hassle of pushing two strollers at the same time. If you are planning to pick a double stroller, here is a MomJunction post that helps. Read
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