How to choose the right baby formula for the first time

After a normal birth, the baby first attaches to the breast in the delivery room. And during 1-2 months the baby usually gets food after 3 hours, that is, feeding 7 times a day: 6.00, 9.00, 12.00, 15.00, 18.00, 21.00124.00. After that, there is a night break - 6 hours. Some babies wake up at night crying - the mother decides individually whether the baby needs to be fed at night. Gradually the baby will disturb at night less and less often, and … [Read more...]

Fun Ways To Keep Your Kids Active During The School Year

It's no secret that kids are becoming increasingly inactive these days. With all of the technology at their fingertips, it's easy for them just to stay glued to a screen all day long. But as parents, we know this isn't good for them in the long run. It can lead to some significant health problems down the road. Via Pexels That's why it's so essential for us to get our kids active during the school year. And luckily, there are plenty of ways … [Read more...]

How CBD Can Help With Pediatric Anxiety

CBD oil has a systemic effect on the body, and it needs to be used continuously, every day, without skipping a dose to feel the real effect. CBD oil helps you fall asleep more easily, but the best results show that by taking it regularly, you can help eliminate pediatric anxiety.   CBD users, on average, previously woke up four times during the night, and after consumption, it reduced to only once. This results in a better mood, … [Read more...]

6 Things to Know About Surrogacy

Considering surrogacy is a big decision and one that can feel overwhelming. It’s important to work with a surrogacy agency that’s professional, experienced, and understands the ups and downs that can come with the process.  If you’re just now in the initial stages of thinking about surrogacy for your family, the following are six key things to know.  1. How It Works In a surrogacy arrangement, a woman agrees to carry a child for someone … [Read more...]

The Biggest Ways Your Lifestyle Can Affect Your Health

The way we choose to live our lives has a huge effect on our overall health. That all makes sense, of course! But do you know just how big an impact your lifestyle can have on the way you feel? It’s a point that’s often underestimated and it’s the one we plan to focus on a little more with this post.  Indeed, when it comes to feeling good in yourself, both mind and body, you sometimes have to tweak what you get up to day by day. Your lifestyle … [Read more...]

How To Improve Your Child’s Daily Nutritional Intake

Trying to get healthier foods into your child’s diet is not always easy. Although some children love fruits and veggies because they are colorful, this isn’t the case for every child.  Some children will push away any healthy food when they are presented with a meal, which can be equally as frustrating as it can be disheartening.  Should you worry about your child not consuming enough nutrients and healthy foods, here are some tips to … [Read more...]

6 Ways to Start Taking Better Care of Your Physical Health as a Parent

It can be difficult to find the time to take care of yourself when you're a parent. Between taking care of your children and working, it's hard to fit in time for exercise or eating right. But you must make time for your physical health because if you don't take care of yourself, you won't be able to take care of your children. In this blog post, we will discuss six ways that you can start taking better care of your physical health as a … [Read more...]

How to Manage Positional Plagiocephaly

Positional plagiocephaly, also commonly known as flat head syndrome, describes a flat spot on the side or back of a baby’s head. Many parents identify a flat spot on their babies’ heads early on and, after seeking medical advice, can receive a diagnosis of positional plagiocephaly. If you’re a new parent wondering what this might mean for your child, you can learn more about this cranial deformity and its management below.  Picture: Jimmy … [Read more...]

How to Improve Your Toddler’s Sleep Cycle

One of the greatest difficulties as a mom is getting your baby to settle down before bed. Each child is different, so it does take some trial and error to identify the issue. Although it can feel frustrating, it is important to remember that it is part of your child’s development, and it is tough for them too. Consider these tips to improve your toddler’s sleep cycle and enjoy some well-deserved mom time.  Tackling the Tantrums   A common … [Read more...]

What to look for in a dentist 

What to look for in a dentist  It might be difficult to determine what to look for in a dentist. You're looking for a dentist who is kind, has a good bedside manner, is up to date on the newest dental technology, and can work around your schedule. At Gisborne Family Dental, we pride ourselves in all of these aspects and more.  We are not simply another Gisborne dentist; we are a part of the community. We thrive on helping our patients … [Read more...]