A Village to Raise a Child

Kangaroo Care - A Skin to Skin Care

Kangaroo Care - A Skin to Skin Care

Kangaroo Care as the name suggests, is literally holding your naked baby close to you on your bare chest, to provide the essential skin-to-skin contact. This skin-to-skin contact is an easy and powerful routine care for babies to promote better development and well-being. Kangaroo care is widely used all over the world for low birth weight babies (those who weigh 2000 grams or less at birth) to improve their health.

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Cultivating Mindfulness as a Parenting Skill

Mindfulness

Cultivating Mindfulness as a Parenting Skill

Being a Mindful parent is one of the best gifts anyone can give their children. It has been termed as a fundamental parenting skill and practice. A Mindful parent is able to self-regulate his/her responses and lay the foundation for a healthy parent-child communication and relationships.

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Practising Mindfulness in Parenting

Mindfulness

Practising Mindfulness in Parenting

Mindfulness as a practice in parenting has benefits endorsed by the scientific community as well. It’s use in the early years of a child’s life has been found to be a promising practice that leads to better future outcomes.

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When Baby Will Not Stop Crying!

Baby Cry

When Baby Will Not Stop Crying!

Along with several learning curves in parenting, one of the earliest challenges that mothers and fathers of a new baby may have to endure is the period of crying. Finding out the reason for crying, the nature of the cry, what will soothe the little one, and how to prevent the uncontrollable crying are all part of the journey.

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Baby Sleep at 9-12 months

Baby Sleep Patterns

Baby Sleep at 9-12 months

By Vandita Rajesh At 9 months most babies are able to drop one nap and be active with just 2 naps. Total sleep needed is about 12-15 hours in a 24 hours period. Sleep Requirements 9-to-12 Month Old Babies Nighttime Sleep Naps Number of naps 10-12 hours 2-3 hours 2 naps  Sample Sleep Schedule Wake up Nap 1 Nap 2 Bedtime 7 am 9 am to 10 am 1 pm to 3 pm 7 pm Around 9 months of age, your baby may experience pain or discomfort arising from teething or working through developmental changes such as crawling and walking....

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