Every mother knows that breast is best, when it comes to feeding your baby
. But when breastfeeding is impossible or your baby needs additional milk supply, baby bottles that work as close to mother's breast as possible can be become the second best thing.
is a baby bottle developed by Priska Diaz
, a New York mother who wanted to design bottle that could better imitate mother's breast.
Babies that are born prematurely are at increased risk of various health problems that can have devastating consequences.
One of the most important things for a newborn baby
is to make sure that the baby is kept warm enough, because the body temperature regulation is not fully developed in low birth and premature babies. In many hospitals you can find special incubators for this purpose. But not all people in the world have such an easy access to incubators.
Jane Chen, Linus Liang, Dr. Rahul Panicker
, and Naganand Murty
, former students of the Stanford University
came up with the idea of developing a baby wrap called Embrace Infant Warmer
that can save lives of millions of children.
The baby wrap looks like a small sleeping bag that helps keep babies' temperature warm and increase chances of survival in difficult circumstances. It is reusable, hypoallergenic wrap
that has a sealed pouch that is heated with electric or non-electric unit and placed into the sleeping bag warmer. All that is needed is to heat the pouch and it will keep the necessary temperature for up to four hours. The material of the wrap absorbs extra heat
, if the baby gets too hot or release heat if the baby gets too cold.
The concept itself is in the final stages of development and soon will be available in the developing countries.
Baby's safety becomes of primary importance once your little one is born. That's way many new parents cannot imagine their life without such useful gadgets as baby monitors that allow you to hear and watch over your baby
when you are around the house.
The iBaby is a new baby monitoring system that can transmit live video of a baby to your phone.
New parents often feel overwhelmed by the information concerning their baby
. When and how to feed your baby, change diapers, sanitize the bottles, take medicines and many other things? Having a personal assistant would definitely help you get all the baby things right.
Many scientists say that birth is a shocking experience for a baby, who was living in safe and warm environment of the mother's womb. First month of a baby's life are especially difficult for parents as the baby accommodates to a new world.
Medela, a well-known company that provides innovative high-quality breastpumps and breastfeeding accessories that are based on the studies by the top breastfeeding specialists, has introduced iBreastfeed, free application for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch
At the recent CES (largest consumer technology show) Withings has presented several health gadgets
, such as Withings blood pressure monitor that can be connected to iPhone and other devices.
Whithings, a well-known technology company, has launched an innovative baby scale for keeping track of your baby's weight.
The Withings Smart Baby Scale
that was awarded the CES Innovation Award
works in connection with Internet via Bluetooth and WiFi to manage all the data about your child's weight so that you can view and share it with others.
The company Citrus Lane
offers monthly subscription for new moms and dads, delivering care packages with gifts that are appropriate for each stage of the baby
All the items in gift packs were picked up based on real moms and dads ratings
. Each package goes with 4-5 products for each month of baby's life from newborn package up to 18 months.
A baby surrounded by soft pillows may be a cute picture, but not when it comes to sleeping environment.
The study, conducted by Children's National Medical Center
warns that soft bedding is dangerous for babies
. Despite the numerous warnings many parents still think that pillows and blankets make babies feel more comfortable and protect them from injures. In fact, soft bedding is high-risk factor for accidental suffocation, strangulation and SIDS
, scientists say.
Most crib mattresses are made of non-porous materials that do not provide enough air circulation. In this case, Nook Sleep System
makes a difference, having absolutely unique pebbly surface that preserves natural air flow
and thus makes your infant's sleep
peaceful and healthy.
The Nook Sleep System includes a wide range of products, including Pebble Organic mattresses, wraps, Fitted Crib Sheets, NapSack, blankets and pillows. The Pebble Mattresses
are firm enough, yet soft and comfortable for babies, who spend a lot of time sleeping.
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
(SIDS) is a heart-breaking problem for thousands of parents. While the exact reason of SIDS is still unknown, Tomer Apel
and Anava Finesilver
, the Israel students from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
are developing a new computer system that could lower the chances of SIDS in infants.
system created by the students consists of a video camera that is connected to your computer and the software.
If you've decided to start using cloth diapers that are not only easy on your wallet, but on the environment too, FuzziBunz can help you keep the amount of diapers to a minimum.
FuzziBunz One Size
eco-friendly diapers come in one size that can be adjusted as your baby grows
. This green diaper has numerous snap settings, including 8+ button settings at the legs and 4+buttons at the waist. This allows you to adjust the diapers on babies from 7 to 35 pounds
. The snaps themselves are sturdy enough to resist more than 3 years of use. The button-adjusted elastic can be replaced and it does not require sewing.
The FuzziBunz diapers fit your baby snuggly, preventing leakage
, which makes them just as reliable as non-cloth diapers.
Besides, these diapers come in a huge variety of colors, making them look stylish and cheerful. Each diaper has inserts that are made of hemp and organic cotton that also have anti-microbal properties and provide great absorbability.
While many women would agree that breast is the best, baby bottles are still one of the things that most new mothers will need during the first year of the baby. This is especially true when a mother needs to feed the baby from the bottle and a baby refuses the conventional bottle.
When it comes to your baby's safety, baby monitors are one of the first handy health gadgets
that can make your life as a new parent a little easier. Baby monitors allow you to watch at your baby at any time in any place of your house. This is especially important if you worry about baby's health and want to make sure your baby gets everything he or she needs in time.
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