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Daily Baby Care

No Rocket Science..!

daily baby care tipsTaking care of a new little person can seem scary at first, when you know nothing about newborn baby care. Or you feel like you have forgotten everything.

Are they really this tiny..?!

Newborn babies seem easy to break. But if you think about how most babies enter into this world, you’ll see that they are not all that easy to break after all…!

At the hospital, the midwife advised me to “just put the baby under the tap and wash her off” when changing the diaper. No need for expensive baby wipes loaded with chemicals.

Just wash her off under the tap… Ehh, you mean without dropping her…?

I let my husband “just” wash her off during the first days before I had the guts.

Well, at home I did manage to put the diapers on the right way. (Quite different from my mother-in-law who put the diapers on backwards all the time in the beginning..)

There is so much infant care information to digest in the beginning that it might seem impossible. And in my experience, it’s so easy to make things more complicated than they actually are.

Check out our tips and you won’t go wrong!

To find tips about baby sleep, development, activites, and feeding, visit our Baby Section main page. Below is all about daily baby care.

Baby Pacifiers – Tips For Safe And Hygienic Usage

Safe pacifier usage

Once your infant has started to accept pacifiers, it is easy to just continue using them. And forget both the safety checks and the hygiene… But pacifiers need to be boiled, cleaned and checked for safety regularly. In addition, many parents use pacifier clips since they are so convenient, but they need to be checked for safety too. It is …

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Baby Skin Care Tips – Less Is Most Often More!

baby skin care tips

After six months of baby swimming lessons and cold weather, my baby’s skin was so dry that she developed eczema. She was treated with cortisone ointment and a lot of lotion. The eczema disappeared. Most of the time, your baby’s skin doesn’t need any special care unless the infant has any particular skin problems. In such cases, discuss treatments with …

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How to Trim Baby Nails

trimming baby nails

Baby nails grow fast! And as infants can’t really control their movements during their first few months, they tend to scratch themselves all the time, especially in the face. With a newborn, the baby nails are not too difficult to trim, because the infant is usually quite still. But in the beginning your baby’s nails shouldn’t be cut at all. …

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