Baby

Babies’ brains show that social skills linked to second language learning

Babies learn language best by interacting with people rather than passively through a video or audio recording. But it's been unclear what aspects of social interactions make them so important for learning. New findings by researchers at the Institute for...

Benefits for babies exposed to two languages

There are advantages associated with exposure to two languages in infancy, as team of investigators and clinician-scientists in Singapore and internationally have found. The findings reveal a generalized cognitive advantage that emerges early in bilingual infants, and is not...

Infant Jaundice

I think my baby's skin looks a little yellow. Is this normal? About 60 percent of full-term babies have a yellowish cast to their skin – called jaundice – during their first week or two of life. In fact, virtually...

3 Ways to Caress Your Baby for a Stronger Bond

With Baby’s silky soft skin and intoxicating scent, it’s nearly impossible to keep your hands off of your newborn. Now, new research gives you even more reason to get close to your little one. Stroking babies’ forearms with a soft...

Why do babies cry?

Your baby can't do anything for herself and relies on you to provide her with the food, warmth and comfort that she needs. Crying is your baby's way of communicating any or all of those needs and ensuring a...

The Truth About Babies

Teensy, miniature, fragile. The pure smallness of my first baby is what I remember being most unprepared for. I was shocked by how tiny he was, even at 8 pounds, 11 ounces. (The “-3 month” baby garments I’d brought...

Baby Talk

Kudos, Super Mum! After 9 challenging months, you have given this world another beautiful creature! But, will you be saying goodbye to your sleepless nights? Will "becoming a new parent" be an easy ride for you? The truth is,...

Tips for Buying a Car Seat

True- joyride is a lot of fun, especially when the roadtrip is filled with the laughter of your loved ones, like your kids. But as parents, we know that this whole adventure does not only require 'fun' alone, as...

Sleep, My Baby, Sleep!

As a new parent, putting our babies to sleep can beone of the most difficult (if not tricky) things that we have to deal with. Asif we have a choice, but we don't, as we know how important sleep...

When Baby Bites the Breast that Feeds Them

Breastfeeding is never a walk in the park: It is a journey that is deliberately traversed by mums who make conscious effort to feed their babies- because they know how the whole process can break them (despite the gospel...