Baby

Caring for your premature baby

Caring for your premature baby

Premature babies, or “preemies” as they’re often called, require a little extra TLC during their first weeks and months of life. Here’s what you need to know to make sure your extra little one stays healthy. »

What to expect when your baby is born prematurely

What to expect when your baby is born prematurely

Premature births carry an increased risk of many different kinds of medical conditions. The best way to help a premature baby is to understand what they are facing and to know which questions to ask your doctors. »

So you need a nanny in Bangkok… where do you begin?

So you need a nanny in Bangkok… where do you begin?

Having an extra pair of hands to help with raising children can be a lifesaver. But finding a nanny as an expat is often a real challenge. Here are some pointers to consider when you start the search. »

Survival tips for when your relatives come to visit the new baby

Survival tips for when your relatives come to visit the new baby

“After I gave birth for the first time, all I really wanted to do was sleep for a week. Unfortunately, the universe had other plans.” »

How to wean your baby off of breast milk

How to wean your baby off of breast milk

Breast milk is nutritious and important for a healthy baby’s development. But when the time comes to pull the plug, how do you go about weaning babies off the breast? »

What to do when your baby is teething

What to do when your baby is teething

Teething be a pain – literally. Here’s how to reduce the ouch factor for moms and tots alike. »

How old is too old to have a child?

How old is too old to have a child?

In this day and age when many women devote their younger years to establishing a career, the question of how late we can push back the biological clock has become an ever more pertinent one. If you are attempting to or thinking about having children later in life, here are a few things to consider. . . »

Understanding postpartum depression

Understanding postpartum depression

“I wanted to be happy when my first child was born.” But many women aren’t. Find out more about what causes the baby blues and how to move past them . . . »

Are you ready to have kids?

Are you ready to have kids?

Deciding when to have children is a very personal decision; but waiting until your life is “perfect” is probably not an option . . . »

Help – Everyone Keeps Trying to Give Me Advice About How to Raise My Baby!

Help – Everyone Keeps Trying to Give Me Advice About How to Raise My Baby!

Moms-to-be usually get more advice than they ever bargained for. Here are some ways to gracefully handle the deluge of advice. »

Recovering from a C-section

Recovering from a C-section

Birth, no matter how it’s done, definitely takes a toll on the body. Here’s what to expect (and how to bounce back sooner) after a C-section delivery. »

How to Express Breast Milk

How to Express Breast Milk

In order to minimize discomfort, reduce engorgement and save breast milk for future use, many women hand express milk following these simple steps . . . »

Your post-baby body part 2

Your post-baby body part 2

Delivering a baby by vaginal birth demands an awful lot from the female body and it’s only natural that it takes a while for everything to heal and return to normal. Here’s what you should be ready for. . . »

Next Generation Sequencing (NGS)

Next Generation Sequencing (NGS)

According to statistics, about 7 in 100 people have a chance of genetic disorders that can be passed on to their children. Next Generation Sequencing can help families make informed decisions when planning a family . . . »

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