Good dental care is important. For you but also for your child. As soon as the first teeth come through, it is very important that they are cared for: That is brushing teeth. First of all, a radiant white tooth is of course a beautiful face, but a strong dentition with a good chewing function is o.
Measles is a disease that is mainly recognizable by red spots all over the body with usually some increase or fever and colds. Because we get vaccinations against measles in the Netherlands, it almost no longer occurs. If you still discover measles in a baby, you can read more about it in this blog!
Through a good massage you can relax yourself and even feel reborn. Not only adults can enjoy this intensely, even your baby thinks a massage is great! But that is not the only advantage. A baby massage is good for your band, the immune system of your child, the circulatory system, digestion and the sleep of your baby (and thus your night's sleep!
Already in the first week of your baby's life, your baby must endure something very annoying: the heel prick. The heel prick is not mandatory, but it is advisable to do so because it can be investigated whether your baby has certain serious or rare congenital diseases. In this article, read more about what a heel prick is, when it is given and how to arrange it.
Losing the mucus plug is a normal part of pregnancy. What the mucus plug is exactly and when it is lost is not known to all women. Here you can read what the function of the mucus plug is, how you can recognize it and what the mucus plug means to lose. What is the mucus plug?
It is a question that many women often ask themselves: do I opt for a home birth or hospital delivery? In most cases the choice is entirely up to you and it depends on which choice you feel most comfortable. There has been a lot of research into the safety of home deliveries and for the time being it has not been proven that it is unsafe to give birth to your child in your own home.