Does your lifestyle affect your fertility?

Does your lifestyle affect your fertility?

WITH YOUR BODY Oct 30, 2020

The answer is yes, because your habits have to do with all aspects of your health. Here we tell...
Gentle exercises during pregnancy

Gentle exercises during pregnancy

WITH YOUR BODY Feb 25, 2020

In moderation, gentle exercises can be beneficial for mother and baby’s health. Talk to your doctor before exercising.
The pacifier, a companion for your baby’s wellbeing
By nature, small children feel calm when they suck their thumb or hands. A pacifier can be an alternative...
Does your lifestyle affect your fertility?

Does your lifestyle affect your fertility?

WITH YOUR BODY 30 October, 2020

The answer is yes, because your habits have to do with all aspects of your health. Here we tell you what factors have potential effects.

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Gentle exercises during pregnancy

Gentle exercises during pregnancy

WITH YOUR BODY 25 February, 2020

In moderation, gentle exercises can be beneficial for mother and baby’s health. Talk to your doctor before exercising.

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The pacifier, a companion for your baby’s wellbeing

The pacifier, a companion for your baby’s wellbeing

Small giants 22 November, 2019

By nature, small children feel calm when they suck their thumb or hands. A pacifier can be an alternative option to encourage this feeling.

It is normal for small children to have a need to suck after breastfeeding or being fed from their bottle, because it gives them greater peace of mind. However, it is important to know when it is appropriate to give them a pacifier in order to prevent this from becoming a substitute for meals or a convenience mechanism for parents who, on occasion, use it to manage uncontrollable temper tantrums.

The website Healthy Children from the American Academy of Pediatrics offers some advice for choosing and appropriately using a pacifier when raising your baby:

  • Avoid using honey, sugar, or other sweet substances to bribe your child to use the pacifier. It is best not to force them.
  • Pacifiers come in various sizes and shapes, so opt for one that has a base wider than your child’s mouth.
  • Clean the pacifier periodically, boiling it before its next use, as this will prevent your baby from being exposed to infections.
  • The recommended age to stop using a pacifier is between six months and 1 year. Using a pacifier after 2 years of age can cause dental problems.

Also read: Precaution with sugar in baby feeding

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