This video is great for new parents. Its a video how to on how to properly adjust and place a newborn in a wrap sling. Watch and learn how to carry your baby with the newborn cradle hold method.
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A baby sling is great, no-fuss way to carry your baby. In this how to video, learn how you can safely carry your baby in the cradle hold sling position. The cradle hold carry is good for newborns through 3-4 months.
This video gives instructions on how to suction mucus out of a newborn baby's nose using a bulb syringe.
Just as night follows day, the summer and fall baby season follows wedding season in the spring. Lots of cute young ones seem to get popped out by the dozen during the summer, often prompting baby showers and other baby-themed events. If you know a mommy who's having a child ...more
This parenting tutorial teaches you how to bathe your newborn baby. Learn how to get the bath ready, how to hold your baby in the bath, how to safely wash your newborn's hair and safe products to wash your baby with. With the tips from this how to video you can get your baby c ...more
Need a hand figuring out why a newborn baby appears "scrunched up" or otherwise a little strange? This video guide from Health Guru will teach you everything you'll need to know. For all of the details, watch this video guide for new parents.
How to Bathe a Newborn Baby Patty Siegrist shares some tips on how to bathe a newborn baby on this BabyCenter video. Set up for the bath by setting the room temperature to 74 degrees 15 minutes before the bath. It is safe to bathe a newborn in a tub after the umbilical cord s ...more
A little worried about giving your newborn infant a bath? This tutorial shows you how to not only give your baby a bath, but make bathtime a fun time and have your child look forward to the playtime. Also included are some good safety tips for putting your baby in the bath.
Need a hand figuring out how to care for the sensitive skin of an infant? This video guide from Health Guru will teach you everything you'll need to know. For all of the details, watch this video guide for new parents.
After pregnancy, having a newborn to take care of can be overwhelming. As a new mom, some aspects of baby care will be intuitive to you, but others--like breastfeeding - may feel strange. These video tips for new moms can help! Health Guru is a site that produces videos which ...more
When making these knit newborn mittens use 2 strings at the same time for warmth. Wrap the string around your finger twice to create a slip knot (back loop over the forward, and then pull it down to leave the loop). Use only 7 pegs from the 24 peg loom. Use the anchor as the s ...more
It is always important to follow certain safety guidelines when you carry and remove your child out of sling. This how to video will demonstrate how to remove your baby from the any baby carrying ring wrap.
Newborn babies may seem delicate, but you shouldn't be afraid to hold them. Learn how to safely and comfortably hold your infant several different ways, from the cradle hold to the football hold.
What's a yoga master do when she gets pregnant and has a baby? Teach it yoga, of course. This brings a whole new meaning to beautiful bouncing baby. [skip down for the actual baby yoga tutorials] Lena Fokina believes yoga for babies can help children be better prepared for l ...more
Interested in using Photoshop Elements to touch up a digital photograph of a newborn baby? This clip will teach you what you need to know. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular raster graphics editing software or a seasoned professional just looking to better acquaint yourself ...more
The road can be a dangerous place at times, especially for infants and young ones. Car seats are crucial when driving newborns, but can be hard to set up. This video will show you how to make your car a safe place for your baby. Install a rear facing newborn child car seat. Cl ...more
Joy and Gracie show us how to make a newborn infant stop crying and sleep in peace using a wine tasting secret. This is a Japanese Urawaza trick that uses the white noise of a gurgle to ease a baby's cry. The household ingenuity captured herein really caught fire in the post- ...more
Watch as out hosts show you how to make a pinless nappy/diaper for a newborn baby. This method of folding reusable cloth diapers help to avoid irritating the naval area.
Make your baby the cutest baby in town during the wintertime with some homemade crocheted hats. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to crochet baby bell hats. This crochet hat pattern was designed by Mikeyssmail. Follow the video for a step-by-step demonstration from start ...more
This is a video sculpting tutorial on how to make a polymer clay newborn baby. Follow along with the step by step visuals and see the baby's features take shape. Learn how to sculpt a baby statue out of polymer clay by watching this instructional video.
Watch this how to video and learn how to carry your newborn baby using the head opposite rings position. This method of carrying a child in a sling is a great breastfeeding position.
Your pregnancy is finally over! Now, your newborn baby is ready to breast feed... and you've got the breast milk? but somehow its not that simple. Watch this video to get the breastfeeding basics! Health Guru is a site that produces videos which provide medical advice in a nu ...more
Demented newborn baby? No—creepy "reborn" baby modeled after what Lord Voldemort would look like straight from womb of his pure-blood witch of a mother. As if reborn babies weren't disturbing enough, artist Tracy Ann Lister has gone and created a slew of ultra-realistic baby d ...more
Babysitting is the prime teenage job for young women to start learning responsibility and earning a wage, but it isn't all fun and games… you are dealing with an infant, which is far from fun, but it's money in your pocket. Earning a little extra money babysitting infants can ...more
The miracle of life is a beautiful thing, in theory. Delivering a baby in person is a messy and intense experience. If you ever find yourself needing to help with an emergency delivery keep your wits and these tips in mind. Step 1: Put down some sheets Put down some sheets, ...more
Since its release three years ago, Canon's EOS 5D Mark II has been the most sought out digital SLR for photographers everywhere. But it's also becoming a favorite amongst cinematographers, thanks to its compact size and high-def video recording mode, seeing action in everythin ...more
This is an excellent video, by the wonderful Dr Jack Newman, showing a classic cross-cradle hold, and a baby latching well. The important part of this video is what's happening at the mouth/nipple exchange. Learn tips for how to breastfeed a baby properly and comfortably. Part ...more
Remember what life was like before your iPhone? Before there were palm-sized smartphones with seemingly endless features, there were phones like Motorola's RAZR that peaked with its embedded camera. Before that, there were simple flip phones with texting capabilities, bulky tw ...more
This baby carrying sling position is not intended for newborn babies. Since it does not offer much head support it is better to suite for toddlers. Watch and learn how to use a wrap sling to carry your child in the forward facing position. It is also called the Buddha or kanga ...more
In this video, we learn the basics of breastfeeding and how to do it. Breastfeeding is natural and it helps connect the mom to her baby and give proper nutrition to the baby during the most critical months of their life. You will first need to start a technique of hot to breas ...more
Your newborn can't have a tub bath until her belly button heals. Until then, a thorough once-over with a washcloth every two or three days will keep her plenty clean.
It looks so natural, a baby at the breast, but you might have learned that positioning your own little one is not as easy as it appears. Don't worry, it gets easier. Find a comfortable place to feed your little one. If you'll be nursing sitting up, choose a supportive chair wi ...more
Need some help figuring out whether your newborn has a urinary tract or bladder infection? This video guide from Health Guru will teach you everything you'll need to know. For all of the details, watch this video guide for new parents.
Giving a bath to your baby can be a fun and loving experience for you both. Learn how to sponge-bathe a newborn, and also how to bathe an older infant.
Don't overpay for a marked up baby blanket at a department store or fancy boutique? You can make a beautiful blanket for your newborn and future family heirloom right at home. All you need are some basic sewing materials and your imagination. This video will show you how to se ...more
Making new baby greeting cards is fun, creative and economical. This Arts & Crafts how-to video card-making tutorial demonstrates how to make a cute and memorable card to welcome the newborn. Learn how to craft this thoughtful card by watching this instructional video.
More and more parents are choosing to forego circumcision and leave their newborn sons penises intact. This video is about how to care for your infant's foreskin. In the first few years of life no special form of care is needed for your baby's intact foreskin. Forcing the fore ...more
While some parents prefer to preserve an element of surprise upon delivery of their baby, most choose to learn the sex from their doctor as soon as they can. More recently, some are even opting for a more "festive" route: announcement in the form of a "gender party", where the ...more
The adoption process can be long and taxing. Start off right by learning the basic procedure. Step 1: Learn the requirements Find out the qualifications to adopt. In the U.S., adoption laws vary from state to state. For international adoptions, check federal regulations and th ...more
In this video tutorial for new parents, we learn how to administer medicine to a newborn. For all of the details, including a complete demonstration and detailed, step-by-step instructions, as well as to get started learning how to give medicine to a baby yourself, take a look.
Is sleep deprivation threatening your sanity? Before you fall apart, try a few tricks that have worked for other new moms. You will need breast milk, a willingness to share your bedroom, power naps and help. Warning: Talk to your doctor before bringing your baby into bed with ...more
My wild prank idea is to have someone disguise themselves as a crazy, drunk and wild, pregnant old lady, and she should be having dinner at a restaraunt or buying lunch somewhere at a cafe. Then while she's ordering her food or sitting at her table just about to leave, her wat ...more
Instructables member Mike Galloway has constructed his own private planetarium: a fiber optic starfield ceiling for his newborn baby. From Hack A Day: "This setup involves an LED based illuminator and bundles of fiber optics. Mike first mounted the illuminator in the corner ...more
Breastfeeding is the ultimate in farm-to-table dining. It is sustenance prepared just for the baby and delivered with a very personal touch. Along with bonding, breastfeeding provides powerful protection to infants and young children in the form of beneficial bacteria, hormone ...more
I have to confess: my egg slicer has been neglected ever since I bought it. I had ambitious dreams of using it to slice perfectly symmetrical slivers of hard-boiled egg into my salads... but the truth is, once I tucked it into a kitchen drawer, I completely forgot about it. Th ...more
News : Antibiotics in Infancy Can Have Major Harms Later in Life—A New Test Could Help Parents Avoid Them Without Worry
Antibiotic use in infants has been associated with a host of childhood conditions later in life. Yet when an infection is suspected in a newborn, usually a sample of their blood is drawn to check for the presence of bacteria and 5 to 8 percent of them receive antibiotics while ...more
Legionnaires' disease is named after 1976 outbreak in Philadelphia that sickened 221 people and killed 34. More often striking adults over the age of 50, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently reported two cases where newborns contracted the often fatal ...more
We all have that friend. You know, the one who can't resist posting pictures on Facebook of every single thing their newborn does. Babies are cute and all, but new parents don't seem to get that not everyone wants to see a play-by-play of every moment of their child's existenc ...more
Want a cool way to display your digital camera? It just takes a little clay and some time to make something really worthwhile, like this clay kitty cradle. Watch this video to see the basic steps to sculpt a clay cat and mouse digital camera cradle. This DIY clay sculpture is ...more
Someday, maybe not today, maybe not tomorrow, but someday, you'll find yourself on the road in your car, maybe on the highway, and you'll hear something. With your air conditioning on full blast and your stereo so loud your ears feel like they are bleeding, you normally would ...more
Newborns are used to the coziness of the womb. Recreating that environment is a great way to calm a baby during her first few months in the big wide world.
This sling positions is a great for infants and newborns. Watch this how to video and learn how to position your baby in an upright facing inward tummy to tummy fashion.
Bacteria, viruses and other germs sometimes set off the immune system to overreact, producing a severe condition called sepsis. Sepsis is so dangerous that it is the leading cause of death of children across the world, killing a million kids every year, mostly in developing co ...more
The herpes simplex virus (HSV) can cause devastating complications for infected newborns whose mothers have genital herpes. Understanding risk and research can help you, and your baby, when the time comes. In the US, about one out of six people aged 14 to 49 have genital herp ...more
For many of us, pets are important family members. They give us loyalty, companionship, and comfort. Now, researchers have given us another reason to welcome them into the family: Babies from families with furry pets — the majority of which were dogs — had higher levels of two ...more
Foodborne infections often occur through the contamination of equipment, food-prep tools, and unsanitary surfaces. A recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reminds us that breast pump parts are part of the food-delivery chain — and they can bec ...more
Reborning, the insanely creepy (!!) art of transforming vinyl dolls into strikingly realistic newborns, known as "living dolls" or "unliving dolls". The dolls are used for two purposes: first, simply as a collectors item for doll enthusiasts, and second (this one is a bit sca ...more
Future mothers hoping to use donated semen might want to think twice before using any samples from the Miami-Dade Country area of Florida. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is warning that sperm from as far back as June 2016 may be infected with the Zika vir ...more
Pertussis, or whooping cough, is a highly contagious disease that can be life-threatening for young children. New research backs a recommendation that all pregnant women receive a pertussis booster with each pregnancy, as it can help their infants fight off the infection. Cau ...more
Listeria monocytogenes bacteria don't play fair. Healthy people can usually handle the food-borne infection, but the bacterial infection hits pregnant women, fetuses and cancer patients very hard. Interestingly, a new study found that other bacteria may help prevent Listeria i ...more