Pacifiers: to use or not to use? This question unfortunately comes with some controversy, like lots of parenting decisions in the 21st century. If you choose not to use a pacifier, that is totally fine! If you do choose to use one, that is also fine, and you're in good company; 75-85% of babies in Western countries use a pacifier at least some of the time. Read on for the latest evidence and tips on pacifier usage.
The benefits of skin-to-skin contact are widely acknowledged. Skin-to-skin care (SSC) is when a naked or diapered baby is laid on mom or dad's bare chest so that frontal body contact is skin-to-skin. Read on for how to do skin-to-skin and how it benefits babies and parents.
Tummy time is important for your baby as you'll probably hear a lot, but there's no need to overcomplicate it either. Here's what you need to know.
There are few things more stressful than a very fussy baby that won't stop crying. The most common reason babies get fussy is because they're overtired. But when babies are overtired, it can be even harder for them to fall asleep. It's a cruel, vicious sycle, but here are some tips.