mybeauty — Baby & Mom

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    As your baby approaches its sixth week, he becomes more responsive and is settled in his new surroundings. This is the best time to introduce him to full body massages. Massages are a great way to bond with your baby and engage all his senses, through your mild touch. Here is a complete guide to massage your baby the right way. Massaging the tummy makes your baby feel secure and safe. It also eases colic and constipation issues. Make gentle padding strokes on the tummy, one hand at a time. Start with a resting hand on the left side of the tummy and bring it down. Then make an L sign from right to the left side sideways. Next, make an upside down U sign from the lower side, up and across the tummy to the downside on the other side. Gently massage on the chest in slow motion, sometimes resting your hand. Start with both hands on the center of the chest and stroke outwards. Keep your hands in continuous contact with the bay, gliding down your hands and around. This also helps in relieving the baby of congestion feeling. Massaging the arms is a great way of touch relaxing your baby. Sometimes babies hot a lot of tension in their bodies. This technique releases the tension and encourages the baby’s hands and legs to relax. You the pads of your thumb gently on the fingers of hand and legs and roll each finger between your thumb and index...
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    If you have entered the motherhood recently or going to enter it very soon, there are a few must-have baby products that will make your motherhood experience easier and happier.  You might have already thought of buying a car seat or a jogging stroller, but there are some other essential baby products that will add more comfort and convenience to your motherhood journey. Check out our list of top 6 baby products you ought to have. Onesies Not only onesies are great as a gift for an infant but a must-have arsenal for a new mother. They are made of warm fabric considering the soft skin of infants. They are easier to change; you can easily pull your baby’s arms through them and you can keep changing diaper frequently with no hassles. Shop high-quality and well-designed Onesies by Gerber online today. A Diaper Pail Although it is one of the most underrated baby care products, it is indeed one of the most important things you need. Hanging Diaper pails by FuzziBunz are available in many different colors. You can use this cloth-made bag to store all diapers in a handy manner. You can hang the bag on a doorknob, on-hook or put it at any other place. You need not take down the diaper bag every time you want to add a used diaper into it, instead, you can just stretch the mouth of the bag a little and throw diaper inside. When the bag is full, you just need...
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    Babies are the most vulnerable beings, especially during the first year of their lives. The most vital part of their vulnerability to diseases is feeding bottles. Most of the babies feed on feeding bottles even after 6 months of breastfeeding. It thus becomes imperative to get the right techniques for sterilizing feeding bottles in order to eliminate bacteria build up. Here are some simple ways of sterilizing baby feeding bottles and saving our babies from falling ill. Sterilizing baby bottles with electric steamers is the new way many parents are adopting. Just plug in electric bottle sterilizer and put the bottles in. These electric sterilizers work at high temperatures, thus killing germs and bacteria with steam. Sterilizing baby bottles in a microwave is yet another simple way of sterilizing bottles. By using a microwave, one can effectively sanitize baby bottles. Before starting, ensure that your microwave is clean. Fill the bottles half way with water. Place bottles upright inside the microwave and set to approximately a minute and a half. Wait for bottles to cool down before taking them out. Boiling baby bottles to sterilize is one of the oldest methods for baby bottle sterilization. Fill a large deep pot halfway with water. Place all the bottles, nipples as well as rings in the pot and immerse completely in water. Light bottles often tend to stay afloat. In such cases, weigh them down with heavy objects. Cover the pot and boil for 5 minutes. Note that boiling water tends to...
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    Most of the babies love playing in the water. Be it splashing around or just staying out, water tends to be their favourite playmate. However, there are some important rules as to make bath time safe as well as fun for babies. First, never leave your baby alone in the bathtub. Whether the baby is a few months old or a toddler, the baby needs to be attended full time whilst in the bathtub. Keep the water temperature at just lukewarm. Remember, your baby’s skin is very delicate. Too cold or too hot water may make your baby uncomfortable and even get into a risk of catching cold or scalding. Before putting in the baby, mix the hot and cold water and check with your fingers. If it is warm enough to dip your fingers comfortably, the temperature is right for your baby. Check the depth of water in the bathtub. If you have a new-born or few months old baby, the water should not be more than 15inches deep. The water should be just enough to reach your baby’s waist. Supporting the baby properly is essential, especially if you have a newborn or a few months old baby. As you lower the baby in the bathtub, support the baby with one hand on the bottom and another arm around the back of the neck and shoulders. Once inside the tub, you can use the hand supporting the bottom to splash and swish water around the baby. Make bath time...
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    A great selection of baby products has bombarded the market in the last 2-3 years. With smart strollers, baby monitors, technologically advanced baby monitoring apps, high chairs and much more, the new parents have been spoilt for choice and the new baby is swinging in the lap of luxury. These 8 new baby gears have changed the baby world for good. Baby monitors are the next big thing for those parents who are always worried about their baby’s actions, sleep and security. Whether it is working parents or parents sleeping just the next-door, baby monitors are a safe, secure and stylish device that is easy to use and fits in flawlessly with the nursery’s décor. International brands have brought in highly sophisticated baby monitors to the country at amazing prices that let you be hands-free and tension free. Strollers are amazing baby products that let you walk miles while your baby sleeps or plays peacefully in it. These are available in foldable variety too, to make them easy to carry products around in your car when on vacation. Car seats are the most logical thing to use when driving with a baby on board. These car seats have different angled belts that keep the baby safe and secure in one position with free hand and leg movements. When installed correctly, these car seats can be a blessing for parents who are driving in the front sea while the baby plays or sleeps in the back seat. High chairs are a...
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    Going out with your baby becomes very stressful, since you have to keep in mind the needs of your child and pack them along with you. What if you miss something out? Sure you cannot explain the baby to remain without what it needs! You must have all the required items and also not over pack your diaper bag. Therefore here is a brief outline about how you can essentially organize in your diaper bag. Lay the necessary items. Choose the items that you definitely will need and lay them. Check once again its priority and pack them up. In order to be extra careful, you might over pack many items. Pick up the basic things like, baby food, water, formula, diapers, wipes, extra clothes, teether, etc. Later there might be room for some of your own items. Organize the items inside your diaper bag. Certain cases and pouches are available to be kept inside the diaper bag to better organize the contents within. Use them to hold each item within so that it becomes easy to find the needed item with one hand while holding the baby in the other hand. When your baby becomes hungry or cranky, you have to manage everything with a single hand only. Refill after every use. Before using the diaper bag again while going out, always make sure that you have enough supplies. Add 2-3 extra diapers, some baby food and extra clothing. Infants can be exceptionally surprising and might exhaust all your...
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    Your bundle of joy has finally arrived. Caring for new born can be fascinating as well as nerve wrecking, especially if you are a first time parent. Since such small babies cannot peak are totally depended on you, when and how they need you can be very unpredictable. Here are few tips to save from being caught off-guard with tricky situations and make sure that you welcome your baby without any feeling burden. For first time mothers, it is imperative to know how to clean and unclog blocked ducts on the breasts. A healing pad works wonders if you want to unblock the milk ducts since it delivers warm compress on the ducts. This is a little known but widely needed tip that comes handy to new mothers when handling new-born babies. Sanitation plays a major role when you are taking care of a baby. New born and small toddlers are born with underdeveloped immune system. This makes them highly prone to infection from dirt, dust and even the minute particles in suspension. This is thus essential to ensure that whoever handles the baby has properly cleaned and sanitized their hands. This will prevent infections and dirt form passing on to your delicate bundle of joy. Touch plays a major role in connecting you with your baby. Since new-born babies cannot talk or express, touch is the most powerful way to enrich the bond between baby and you. Infants respond to massages very well. It is essential to give a...
  • By:mybeauty Baby & Mom Skin Care 0
    There is no two way about the fact that our little ones need extra care. Right from their soap and shampoo to their diapers, everything needs to be extra mild and soft to the skin, lest they irritate the skin of your little angel. Considering this primal factor, every parent is keen on buying the best baby product for his or her little one, no matter what the price. This has led to a booming baby market, where mildest ingredients are being used in the best formulation to create that magic potion which is soothing for your baby. Aveeno is one such brand of baby products that claim to be using active natural ingredients in all their products. The brand believes in natural products since nature has immense healing and beautifying properties. The imported skin care products derive their ingredients from natural sources and formulate them with the power of science and immense care to deliver skin and hair care products. Whether you are seeking to relieve dry and itchy skin or eczema of your toddler or looking for a mild bath time routine, Aveeno has it all. Their Aveeno Baby Wash& Shampoo has a tear-free formulation that gently cleanses the hair as well the soft skin without making it dry. It has a blend of natural oats extract that creates a rich lather and helps in cleansing without drying out. The product is allergy tested paraben free and soap free. Its special formulation makes it gently enough for babies and...