Naturally, you can feed your baby solely vegetarian food, but it's important that you have the necessary knowledge about such a diet.
When and how to change a nappy is not rocket science, but a few tips can come in handy. Here are some!
For the first time since becoming a parent, you're thinking about handing your child over to a babysitter. Do you dare to? Can you?
Ouch! Your nipples can really hurt during the first few days of breastfeeding. The word "tender" is a major understatement. And it's hardly surprising - your nipples are completely unprepared for their new role. But it will get better and the pain will pass.
At around three to four months of age, your baby will be able to tell the difference between night and day, and that gives some hope for a more settled sleep pattern from now on. Time for some bedtime rituals and a teddy bear!
So you don't want to have sex. That's ok. Actually, everything inside you and around you is working against your desire for sex. But soon your sex drive will return. Just be patient and keep the intimacy between you alive.
When you are a single parent, a large and active network is the best support. Building such a network doesn't need to be hard. Start here.
It begins with small portions of puréed food. The next step is chewing on more solid food, until eventually, you and your child are eating the same food.
Routine sounds dull to us grown-ups, but it's the exact opposite for children. They love things to be predictable; it makes them feel happy and secure.
Your newborn will eat and sleep and eat and sleep again, for the next couple of months. But a few pre-sleep rituals might help, even at this early stage.
There are ways to smooth the transition for a big sister or brother. One is letting them feel as jealous as they want to.
Playing isn't just fun - it's vital for your child. In fact, playing freely is better than anything else they could be doing.