Mamaroo review

Mamaroo review

As far as baby swings on sale are concerned, this one is going to sound very strange because of the name of the swing we’re going to be reviewing. It’s called the Mamaroo. If you just say Mamaroo to someone, they would most probably have no idea what you’re talking about. So what is a Mamaroo? Let’s find out…

The Mamaroo has in the plug in baby swing category, it is basically a piece of equipment which is a huge improvement over regular baby swings, rockers and bouncers. Baby swings took a huge leap forward in the 50’s when Graco entered the baby swing business when an engineer of theirs noticed that babies were calmer and less agitated when they were swinging gently.

image from www.westcoastkids.ca

image from www.westcoastkids.ca

Today, this technology has been modified and improved upon exponentially and the parent no longer has to touch the swing in order to make it move anymore. That’s right, the Mamaroo simulates the motions which a parent would use while swaying babies in their arms or rocking them in a swing. This goes a long way in comforting them. (more…)

How to calm a crying baby or toddler

How to calm a crying baby or toddler
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image from www.elbebe.com

Among the most difficult things that parents have to cope with when it comes to babies is their crying. Most first time parents have no idea what to do to console their baby. It’s very easy for them to start feeling frustrated or inadequate at this time.

As babies grow older, they start having even more trouble keeping themselves calm. They may appear more unreasonable, hyperactive of impulsive. They may have trouble concentrating or may develop unusual sensory behavior. Parents may find it really hard to deal with such challenging behavior on a daily basis.

But there are a number of techniques which can be employed to soothe distressed babies. It is very important not to use any illegal drugs prenatally or in the formative years of a baby since this will certainly make it harder for them to regulate their behavior and sensory systems. But it is even harder for a parent to deal with babies who aren’t exposed to any drugs but still exhibit similar problems.

One of the most prevalent behaviors in babies is the constant high-pitched crying. It can be quite difficult to console a child. Babies who have been exposed to illegal or even prescription drugs may have an impaired nervous system and may experience delayed development. Babies who aren’t exposed to drugs may just have immature nervous systems, poor temperaments or another medical condition which is causing this challenging behavior. Whatever the background may be, the techniques which are used for comforting drug exposed babies can be just as effective when it comes to babies who haven’t been exposed to drugs. (more…)

Some important factors for baby development

Some important factors for baby development

The first 5 years of a child’s life, they tend to rely on their parents for guidance as well as emotional, social and intellectual development. It is up to the parents to make sure they are healthy as well. Babies also look to their parents to protect them and take care of all their needs. It is very difficult to try and narrow down which factors of development are most important here especially since there are so many aspects to the development of a child. Hence, a lot of the supporting factors mentioned below may rely on each other or overlap.

  • Nurturing: Nurturing is very important as far as the development of a child is concerned. A nurturing parent will provide affection, warmth, protection and food for a baby. Without nurturing parents, healthy development is all but impossible and a baby is not going to be able to thrive. Children should feel safe, especially since they can be very vulnerable and rely quite a bit on adults. Parents need to protect their children from physical harm as well as emotional harm. That’s why it is so important to introduce safety rules into their development before any other rules.
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image from www.ifranchisemalaysia.com

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