About: J. Dunbar (bobalicious)

A regular columnist for Gagazine. Parent of one - and damn proud of it!

Articles by J. Dunbar:

When Does a Baby Roll Over? Getting Your Baby to Roll Over

Posted on 12 August 2008

Anxiety Disorders in Kids

Posted on 25 July 2008

Diabetes in Children

Posted on 16 June 2008

Toilet Training your Toddler

Posted on 20 March 2008

Your Baby’s Hearing at 7 Months

Posted on 25 February 2008

How to Prevent Your Baby from Getting a Flat Head

Posted on 18 February 2008

Baby Products Exposes Infants to Chemicals

Posted on 04 February 2008

1 Million Evenflo Car Seats Recalled!

Posted on 02 February 2008

Fighting Autism

Posted on 31 January 2008


7 Useful Baby Massage Tips

Babies, especially newborns, like to be held by loving hands coupled by a soothing voice. An enjoyable way to express these to your baby is through infant massage. Just like with us adults, massages help relax baby muscles and improve blood circulation. Aside from that, a baby massage may help ease colic, improve sleep, strengthen […]

School Bag Safety – What to Look For

With the heavy load of books that children have to carry around in school, it is no wonder that safety is becoming more of an issue in regards to backpacks. Because muscles are still forming throughout childhood, it is important to choose a backpack that will carry the weight of the books rather than put […]

Shaken Baby Syndrome: Is This Accidental Or Intentional?

It all started with your baby’s natural phenomenon of having periods of inconsolable crying. You did everything you can; and you employed all the ways you know to calm the baby. Yet, the baby was still crying, and this time louder for everyone to hear. Frustrated, angry and losing control, you started shaking the baby, […]

How Your Baby Normally Appears After Birth

If your are an expectant mother who eventually have to undergo uncomplicated vaginal delivery, chances are high for you to be able to hold your baby within minutes after birth. Remember that when your get to see your baby for the first time, there may be some features that may make your newborn look strange, […]

First Aid: What To Do If Your Infant Or Child Chokes On Food

Babies and young children are at high risk of choking. Typically, they choke on foods they can not swallow, and it becomes stuck in their throats. Sometimes, choke foods enter the air passages, which is even worse because it can compromise breathing. Children are especially at high risk for choking accidents because they are […]

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