Childcare

Normal Fever vs High Fever?

Facts About Fevers in Babies

How do you know when fever is a problem and needs to be dealt with? Here is some information to help you. You’ve probably experienced waking in the middle of the night to find your child flushed, hot, and sweaty. Your little one’s forehead feels warm. You immediately suspect a …

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Thermometer Types & Temperatures

Thermometer

The easiest way to measure your child’s temperature is with a digital thermometer. These are available at most pharmacies. There are other types of thermometers, including the mercury-in-glass type, ear thermometers, and pacifier type thermometers. Most glass thermometers contain mercury, which is toxic. DO NOT USE A GLASS THERMOMETER WHICH …

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5 Facts about Fever in Babies and Children

Here are some facts about fever in babies and children: Fever is the normal way of fighting infections Fever does not always correspond with the severity of the illness Fevers do not always have to be treated with medication Fever medications are often dosed incorrectly Fevers do not cause brain …

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7 Ways to Soothe a Crying Baby

sooth crying baby

Not knowing what to do to soothe a crying baby can be incredibly frustrating and distressing, so try out these tips: 1. Swaddling Wrapping baby up can give them a sense of security as it mirrors the pressure they once felt within the uterus. It can also reduce the little …

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The World We Live In

the world we live in

About 2 months ago a permission letter came home with my daughter for me to sign so she could go on a school outing. To be honest I freaked, it was for a few days time and nobody drives my kids anywhere. Only myself, my husband and our parents have …

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How Long Should My Baby Sleep?

How much sleep does baby need

It is every mom’s question: how long should my baby sleep for? Your baby’s needs are constantly changing as he grows, find below a guideline for how much sleep your baby needs at his age. How Long Should My Baby Sleep? 0 – 3 months old baby: A baby of …

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