Why kissing a newborn baby is a big NO!

A baby showered with kisses!

Most of us know why kissing a baby is harmful to the baby. The obvious reason being newborns are vulnerable to diseases because they do not have a fully developed immune system. Also, they are not vaccinated for all ailments yet, which means that a gentle kiss could be potentially deadly. Added to this is […]

When can you feed chocolate to babies?

A baby boy enjoying a jar of chocolate.

“When can you give chocolate to babies?” To be frank, the thought never occurred to me. It was only when a friend of mine, who has an 8-month-old son, asked me this question that I gave it some serious thought. All I did was try to recollect when was the first time I gave my […]

What causes night sweat in children and how to deal with it

A baby fast asleep in its crib.

It is proven that children need the right amount of sleep at night for healthy physical and cognitive development. We, as parents, make sure we follow the golden rule of getting kids to sleep for 8 hours a day. The contentment that your child is getting the sleep he or she needs is the only […]