How to Burp Your Baby

burping baby

Burping your baby is an important part of their feeding routine. During a feeding, babies swallow some air bubbles along with their formula or breastmilk. Babies need help with positioning to expel that gas, which otherwise can become trapped in the digestive system and cause discomfort. Read on for all you need to know about…

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Dressing a Newborn for Spring Weather

At Nightingale Night Nurses home base we live in New England. And New England has fun things called seasons. Spring officially starts in March but let’s face it, it doesn’t feel like spring until May! The weather in spring on any given day could be in the 30s or in the 80s! Babies [newborns especially]…

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Eat. Play. Sleep.

Should I put my baby on a nap schedule? What IS an appropriate nap schedule for a newborn? What IS Eat Play Sleep? If you ask ten different moms what’s appropriate for newborn sleep you will undoubtably get ten different answers. If you ask ten different sleep professionals what’s appropriate for newborn sleep you’ll get…

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Adjusting to the Change of Seasons with a Newborn

Dealing with a baby in the summer months can be tricky. The sun is dangerous but you can’t sunscreen your newborn. The mosquitos are carrying scary viruses but you can’t use chemical bug spray. You take your baby out of the car only to find him red faced and sweaty. So hot. So sticky. And…

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