Caring for your Spouse with Postpartum Depression
According to a report by WHO, around 20% new mothers suffer from depression. Research indicates that babies of mothers in depression are less vocal, less active, make fewer facial expressions, are more anxious, passive and withdrawn. Read on to know how you can identify the signs, approach the topic with your partner and support in the journey to recovery.
Your Tantrum Toolbox
Tantrums. A word that can send a shudder down even the most confident parent's spine! Find out 5 time-tested ways to manage your child's tantrums.
Soothe Your Teething Baby
When your baby's teeth push up out of the gums, it can be a miserable time due to pain and soreness. Some babies sail through without much ado, but others have a difficult time. Find out what you can do to help your baby cope.
Easing Your Child's Separation Anxiety When Going Back to Work
When you leave your baby with someone else, he may scream, cry and cling on to you, throw tantrums or refuse to go to others. It can be a stressful and unsettling time for you as well as your child. Understanding what your child is going through and having a few coping strategies can help you deal with this in a healthy way and get through it.
Interpreting your Baby's Cry: Sleepy
It is important for your baby to get enough day naps otherwise she will be sleep deprived, cranky and hard to soothe. Here are some sleepy cues to look for.
Interpreting your Baby's Cry: Other Discomfort
Baby is fed, burped, diaper changed, napped, but still seems to be making a fuss. What could it be? Here's when you need to check if baby is uncomfortable in any way.
Interpreting your Baby's Cry: Hunger
Whether you are a mother who feeds on demand or by the clock, recognizing your baby's hunger cues will help you avoid unnecessary crying.
Interpreting Your Baby's Cry: Gas
When you hear your baby cry, of course the main thing you want to know is WHY he is crying. Is he hungry? Is he wet? Does he want his mummy or his daddy? Gas is one reason your child could be feeling uncomfortable and here are some signals to whether he needs to be burped.
How to cope with babies cries
Sometimes it is easy to figure out why your baby is crying and what baby wants.
But at other times it could get more challenging. Here are somethings you can do when the crying just wont stop!
If you are the parent of a young child, particularly between the ages of 2 and 4, you don't need anyone to tell you what a temper tantrum is. You would most probably be familiar with scenes of crying, screaming, stamping, kicking, jumping up and down, hitting.