As a first-time parent, it is very important that you get back on schedule with your training and start getting rid of all that post-pregnancy fat. But you will have a newborn to take care of as well. What do you do with them? You can’t just leave them alone now can you? You may be considering another baby in the near future too. So perhaps it’s time for you to get a double jogging stroller? But how do you know which one to get? That’s where this article will come into the picture. Here are a few of the best double jogging stroller reviews. Choose any of them and you will surely face very little trouble:
This is the perfect choice for active parents. The swiveling front wheel makes it so much easier for you to maneuver tight corners or through heavy crowds and the additional option of unlocking the wheel makes it easier for you to run long distances with your little one too. The 12″ front and 16″ rear pneumatic tires with molded rims provide the best of style and performance. The dual fin grip cup holders and parent tray just makes it so much more convenient to use. The dual trigger folding mechanism gives you uncompromised safety, the rubberized grip is very comfortable and resistant to slipping. There really is no reason to not buy this stroller.
Joovy Zoom 360 Ultralight
These are one of the manufacturers who appear to have the best interests of the parents in mind when they design their products. They are always trying to give you the best quality products and offer excellent features at a reasonable price. This product is no different from the rest. The seat is wide and has side mesh pockets which are terrific for storing small toys or sippy cups. It comes with a giant canopy and a big peekaboo window, a runaway strap, non-adjustable handlebar and large storage basket. What more could you want? Continue reading
Nowadays, most food products, cosmetics, health care items and household items are filled with chemicals and additives which aren’t only dangerous to the environment but are bad for our health as well. There are many studies which have shown that our food is filled with synthetic substances that are directly linked with health problems like cancer, heart disease and diabetes. If synthetic chemicals can have such a powerful impact on our health as adults, just imagine what it could do to our babies.
I guess this is why it doesn’t come as much of a surprise that breastfeeding is encouraged for babies as the best source of nutrition. But there are a number of factors that come into play when determining the capability of a mother to breastfeed. Also, if a mother is consuming foods that are loaded with chemicals and additives and uses products which are tainted with unhealthy materials, it may be transferred to the bay through the breast milk as well. Baby formula may not be the best solution here either unless you consider organic body formula.
When nursing isn’t an option for your infant, finding the right baby formula can be quite a complicated task especially if you are looking at the benefits and drawbacks of organic as well as non-organic formula. Continue reading
What to look for when buying a bassinet? What is the deciding factor? Good questions and the answers change with each family and each baby. However there are some essential things to look for in a bassinet that will assure your bassinet choice is the right one for you.
Bassinet size and dimensions should be considered when you buy bassinet. That is a very broad term but includes a couple of important factors. Dimensions in the bassinet will determine if the bassinet will fit through your doorways. If it is a travel unit if then it will need to fit in your trunk or storage area and of course how it will look in the room.
Weight and Mobility
Bassinet weight and mobility limits are essential to buying a bassinet. Bassinets are ideal newborn sleep spaces, small, soft and comforting. However each bassinet manufacturer and designer will have suggested weight limits to the size of the infant. This is a safety factor and the bases are not engineered to support much more in terms of weight. Mobility restrictions are also of a concern. Bassinets are intended in general for infants who can’t roll over or sit up. Using a bassinet beyond that point can be dangerous for the baby as falls are possible. Continue reading
Experts say that playtime is the work of a child. This is right for all children, but especially for babies; so don’t be worried of messy playtimes. What can be scary are the leaks, spit up, or spills that can happen when we are not expecting them! We have included some fantastic tips on ways to clean up after things gets messy, and the best supplies for the job.
Incredible Baby Wipes
There are a few tools you’ll absolutely need in your possession. Baby Wipes should be sprinkled generously through your home, office and vehicles. They are your best friend. Treat them with respect. Disposable diapers are handy, not only for their intended purpose, but for attacking large volumes of liquid of any type! And of course, the cloth diaper. Long a perennial favorite, washable and reusable, I really once tied one into a rosette and pinned it to my coat which had just taken a baby spit hit right before Church!
Let’s briefly cover how to avoid a mess in the first place. The first piece of advice is to keep a bib on Baby anywhere out of the crib. Never give your small one colored juice- even grape juice comes in white! Keep a waterproof pad over the mattress to avoid staining, and keep bottles out of the crib altogether. Use washable pads over furniture and carpets, car seats and other places where you place your baby down. Continue reading
I was wondering when to start tummy time, as I have heard from a few friends how important it is to a baby’s development.
This is a very good question and one that all parents should be aware of. As you will read below, giving your baby an ample amount of opportunities to have tummy time is vital to her development.
Baby Tummy Time
Years ago it was recommended that babies be put to sleep on their tummies, so they naturally were getting plenty of tummy time and it was never something that parents had to concern themselves with. However, studies began to link babies sleeping on their stomachs to SIDS, which is why it is now strongly recommended by all experts and pediatricians that you put your baby to sleep on her back.
This of course means that your baby will not be spending very much time on her tummy, unless she learns how to roll over. This is of course a catch-22, as tummy time is an extremely important exercise for helping her to roll over. Continue reading
Can you tell me what the best first foods for my baby are?
If you have been a reader of our site for any length of time, you will know that we strongly emphasize to all parents that you should hold off starting your baby on solids until he is at least six months of age or older. There is a lot of information out there that encourages parents to start their babies on solids at four months of age. However, many experts will tell you that this is a bad idea, because the digestive system of a baby this young is really quite immature.
You are not doing your baby any favors by starting him on solids at an early age. In fact, you may be doing more harm than good. Babies who are given solids at this age may develop food allergies or experience diarrhea or constipation. The reality is that babies simply do not even need solid foods for the first year of their life to thrive. Giving your baby formula or breast milk will be all the nutrition that he needs until he is at least 12 months. The only reason you are giving your baby solids in the first year of his life, is to teach him how to eat like an adult.
So with that said, there should be no rush to start your baby on solids.