The eight-month development leap

When a couple becomes a family, we know that a new journey begins and each phase is a new challenge! They went from an individual life to a couple’s life, and now as a family, responsible for a small being with needs so different from those of the couple. This, due to the baby’s accelerated […]

The baby’s development: birth to the first year

The development from 0 to 3 years of age is full of essential changes both physically and cognitively. The newborn comes into a new world to them, however, since the first few months, they manage to capture even the subtle changes of the environment in which they live and the people they live with. The […]

The benefits of music for your baby

Did your parents sing to you at bedtime when you were little?  Or perhaps, you usually sing a lullaby to your little one? You may not know this but listening to music before bedtime is good for babies. According to science, from the time they are still in the womb, sound waves reach the brain, […]

Tips to ease the discomfort of teething

The two main issues that parents face and fear during the transition of their newborn phase into infancy are: sleep regression, which we have already talked about here in previous posts, and teething. We know these are challenging phases, that the baby has difficulty sleeping, gets clingy, and usually cries a lot. And, like all […]

What do newborns look like at birth?

Newborns look a little different from babies you may see on TV and some parents who are not used to seeing their actual appearance may be quite surprised when they meet their little ones for the first time. It is always good to read about the process, from pregnancy to the arrival of your little […]

What do you know about meconium?

Little known in the maternal world, meconium is the name given to the newborn’s first feces. When parents see their feces for the first time, they are almost always a little concerned, taken by surprise, due to their color, which is a very dark, consistent, and viscous green. It is expelled in very little quantity, […]

Difficulties and challenges of breastfeeding

Nature in its absolute wisdom starts milk production during pregnancy! The mother’s breasts begin to prepare themselves to offer a wealth of nutrients and vitamins that guarantee the defense system of your child. Breast milk is like a built-in vaccine for the newborn, as antibodies are passed from the mother to the baby, thus strengthening […]

The importance of the placenta

In order to communicate between the mother’s body and the fetus, the placenta acts as the intermediary for the exchange of nutrients and it is essential to be able to support, protect and develop the baby during pregnancy. It has the role to filter the mother’s blood when passing to the fetus, removing everything that […]

The magical science of breast milk!

Considered one of the most nutritious foods out there, breast milk is pure magical science that we should all study, especially mothers. It is recommended by the World Health Organization that babies feed on it exclusively in the first six months of life and that it can be present in their diet until the age […]

Caring for a premature baby at home

When you have a premature baby at home, many parents feel lost with the precise and high needs of care. As much as they ask doctors for guidance and follow the recommendations, they are afraid they have missed something. I understand because premature babies really demand a lot of special care and undivided attention.  Premature […]