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BABY SLEEP TIPS FOR SUMMER; DOCKATOT TEAMS UP WITH PROJECT NIGHT NIGHT

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Summer time can be tricky when it comes to getting babies to sleep. With longer daytime hours, vacation plans and days spent at the beach or pool, some babies don't take very well to the change in atmosphere and their sleep schedule suffers. The baby sleep experts at DockATot have come up with some of the best baby sleep tips for summer to help you get your little ones to rest soundly wherever you are this summer. Read More »

Tips for Having Two Under Two

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Granted, it was a very short time that my oldest child was still one, however, he barely spoke, was still in diapers and was attached at my hip. So adding a new baby was not the easiest transition. While I still can’t promise they’ll be best friends for life, here are some tricks that worked as we eased our second baby into our daily lives. If you find yourself in the same situation, I hope they’ll work for you. Read More »

Great Brain Boosters for Your Baby

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Babies can grow up at an alarming rate (and not just physically!). Their brains, along with their five senses, needs the right kind of stimulation for proper development. Some parents start as early as the pregnancy stage by listening to classical music and taking pediatrician-recommended supplements. Once baby is born, however, you should continue to stimulate their mental, visual, auditory, and tactile capabilities with these simple but effective daily brain-boosters. Read More »

Postpartum Taboo Topics 101: NICU

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Giving birth to a child goes hand in hand with a plethora of expectations. New parents anticipate being able to immediately hold this new life that has been growing for a solid nine months. They look forward to that first cry, that terribly sticky meconium diaper and the constant rousing of a wiggly newborn. Unfortunately for some, these scenes are experienced only in their imagination. Often for reasons unknown, mothers all over the world have these precious moments stripped from them following a premature labor or sick baby requiring a stay in the often unmentioned NICU. Read More »