Archive | March, 2010

When, What, and Where to Introduce Solid Food?

Posted on 31 March 2010 by

Milk has been the staple diet of babies since they were born. It is complete with all the nutrition they need to thrive. As they continue to grow, their needs change and so do their appetite. Other sources of nutrients are introduced to babies to complement milk, not replace it. It may be in the […]

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Ways to Child-proof Your Home Without Spending

Posted on 29 March 2010 by

Gone are the days when your baby is constantly confined to bed. Your little bundle of joy has now grown into a curious toddling mess-machine. Everything in her path are now objects of interest. You are now faced with the challenge of baby-proofing your home for the safety of your child. Baby-proofing equipment and accessories […]

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What You Need to Know About BPA in Baby Bottles

Posted on 27 March 2010 by

Safety is one of the things every parent considers when buying items for their child. Luckily, our government is proactive in testing baby products to ensure our children’s wellbeing, from baby food and medicine to toys and equipment (i.e. car seats, strollers). Recently, there has been a growing unease towards a popular component of baby […]

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How to Enjoy Earth Hour With Your Family

Posted on 25 March 2010 by

Earth Hour is an international awareness campaign advocated by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). Households and businesses are encouraged to turn their lights off for one hour – the Earth Hour – to raise awareness and show support towards combating global climate change. The Earth Hour concept started in Australia in 2007, and […]

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Breast to Bottle: 5 Points to a Successful Switch

Posted on 06 March 2010 by

Breastfeeding is the one of the earliest, and probably the most gratifying bonding moment a mother can have with her baby. Breast milk, aside from being the best for baby, is also the best for parents. It is economical and convenient. Sadly, it is inevitable that a time will come when a mother needs to […]

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Breast to Bottle: 5 Points to a Successful Switch

Breastfeeding is the one of the earliest, and probably the most gratifying bonding moment a mother can have with her baby. Breast milk, aside from being the best for baby, is also the best for parents. It is economical and convenient. Sadly, it is inevitable that a time will come when a mother needs to […]


5 Easy Steps On How To Make Homemade Baby Food

When it’s already time for a baby to eat solid food, many parents may hit the grocery stores to check on the wide selection of feeding gears, and ready to eat foods for their little one. But before you immerse yourself in the task of choosing the right baby food, it is important that you […]


When Is My Baby Ready For Solid Food?

Most parents are eager to begin feeding their infants with solid foods. Physiologically speaking, an infant is ready for solid foods when he or she is taking more than 32 oz (960ml) of milk a day and does not seem to be satisfied. Usually, a normal full-term infant can thrive on an iron-fortified milk formula […]


Is My Baby Constipated?

Along with colic and diaper rash, constipation is also a common concern among parents of infants. With babies having irregular bowel movements, many parents often worry that their babies are constipated. But can you really rely on the frequency of bowel movements alone to indicate constipation? For many of us, the regularity of our bowel […]


Is Human Milk Still Best For Babies?

Human breast milk is the ideal food for full-term babies. Formula feeding is only a substitute or supplement to breast milk when the need arises. Most commercial formulas are cow-milk based which are already modified to approximate breast milk, while others are fortified to provide maximum supplementation of nutrients to the baby. Here is a table showing […]


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