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Swaddling and Your Baby: When is it Time to Stop?

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Swaddling and Your Baby: When is it Time to Stop?

For new parents, discovering swaddling and swaddling blankets is life-changing. This simple technique can bring more peace to your home. While you’ll certainly have to get up in the middle of the night for feedings in those early months, swaddling means you won’t have to worry about your baby startling themselves awake. That means a little more sleep for you too. While babies love the snuggly feeling of being swaddled because it makes them feel secure like they did in the womb, there comes a time when this phase must end. For many, this soothing newborn technique ends around the...

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How to Calm a Cranky Baby: 7 Tips for Every Exhausted Parent

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How to Calm a Cranky Baby: 7 Tips for Every Exhausted Parent

Babies are so precious to watch as they sleep. But once they’re crying, all bets are off. Sometimes, it’s easy to figure out what your baby wants and soothe them right away. Other times though, you’ve got a code 10 cranky baby on your hands. Add that to your overwhelming exhaustion of taking care of this new little treasure in your life and it becomes even more frustrating. Not to worry, Mom and Dad! Here are 7 tips to help you calm that cranky-pants down and restore peace to your home. 1. LET IT ROCK Newborn babies are used to...

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