3 Tips: How To Give Your Infant Medicine Orally

September 25, 2010 by  
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Babies are like us in having clearly manifested feelings in their reactions to assaults, injuries, irritations, or medically inflicted pain. They smile, cry, and kick in protest, manifest fear, anger, grief, pleasure, or displeasure in ways which seem entirely appropriate in relation to their circumstances. Babies are cognitive beings, thinking their own thoughts, dreaming their own dreams, learning from their own experiences, and remembering their own experiences (David Chamberlain, PhD a founder of APPPAH (Association for Pre- and Perinatal Psychology and Health)) Continue reading

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Why she cried

September 4, 2010 by  
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Babies know more than we give them cedit for. They can sense anxiety or if someone is uncomfortable holding them. They know their parents’ scent and voices. So why do we think that crying (for babies under 1-year-old) is just a NORMAL part of life? For that first year, they NEED us in order to survive. Crying = discomfort. Why would you willingly want your child to be uncomfortable? Continue reading

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