Learn how to promote baby growth and development through snuggles and more.
Cuddling with your infant is the best, and not just because of your infant’s soft skin and sweet smell, but also because of how beneficial it is for bonding, growth and development.
And much like how snuggling, talking and playing with your little one — things you'll love doing anyway — do wonders for stimulating your child intellectually, it can also help you learn important cues and habits. Keeping your baby close can help you start to understand his hunger and comfort cues and this can be beneficial to his health and well-being.
That personality is getting bigger. So are those muscles.
(Tiny little) feats of strength.
By month three, your newborn will probably begin developing a personality all his own. He also might be reaching for objects, smiling spontaneously, and turning in the direction of your voice. Now might be a good time to familiarize him with new toys, textures, and people.
Folic acid is crucial during pregnancy, but it also plays a role in women's health throughout their life. Find out if you're getting enough.
Eating well and taking folic acid is important mom-to-be advice. Folic acid is important for a woman's wellness at any stage of life, but a woman of child-bearing age should know it plays a vital role in preventing neural tube defects in the fetus when taken prior to conception and during pregnancy. By incorporating folic acid into your diet, your body can produce and maintain new cells. But what is folic acid? And how can you work it into your diet?