Category Archives: behavior

Cleaning during pregnancy: do’s and don’ts

Grávida pode limpar vidros e fazer faxina com alguns cuidados

So, you are tired of hearing, “pregnancy is not a disease.” Well, it really isn’t, but things work differently in the pregnant body. Some extra care in the housekeeping department must be allowed to ensure your health and the baby’s health is not put at risk. Suppose you’re experiencing a low-risk pregnancy. In that case, […]

How to prepare your oldest for the arrival of a new baby?

The arrival of the second child can be a delicate moment in the life of a family. Soon enough, parents will have to care for not one but two children. The second child often comes when the oldest child already sleeps through the night and has finally been potty-trained. A new baby arrives, and sleepless […]

12 tips on dealing with your oldest child once the newborn arrives

1. Have your oldest child meet their new sibling at the hospital. This is a moment that should be shared with the immediate family without other visitors. 2. Buy them a present they can gift to their new sibling as a welcome gift. 3. Do not force any contact or affection. Give your big kid […]

Yelling & crying at night: it could be night terrors

It sounds like a nightmare but it isn’t. It seems like sleep walking, but it’s not. Night terrors are a form of sleep disturbia that’s relatively common among children and that tends to happen more frequently between ages two to five, but could happen as early as before the baby turns one. The child will […]

The age of biting, hitting and kicking: how do I proceed?

The time will come for every parent: your child will try to solve all of their insatisfactions by biting, kicking or slapping things and/or people. Before you get mad or upset because they hit you or acted aggressively towards someone else, it’s important to note that there’s nothing personal about it. In fact, without fully […]

Good ways to strengthen your bond with your baby

Como aumentar o vínculo com o bebê

1. Use the Shantala technique. It’s an ancient Indian massage technique that tranquilizes the child and makes them feel maternal affection. It should be done in a calm, warm environment without rushing and with the child completely nude. You can put on a relaxing song or calmly talk to your child. Put the baby oil […]

Is your child more attached to you? That’s normal

Ansiedade de separação do bebê

As the discovery of the world unfolds – and the understanding that you and the baby are two separate people – will sometimes cause the baby to want to stay closer to you, in fear of strange people and places. It seems contradictory, really, but it’s because as their repertoire expands, they need a bigger […]

No guilt in going back to work

Como encarar o fim da licença-maternidade e a hora de retornar ao trabalho

Us at BabyHome understand: it really is one of the hardest things in the world to leave your precious little creature at day care, with grandparents or nannies and leave for work. After all, you just spent months dedicating almost all of your time to your child, so heartache ensues when you have to stay […]

Weaning: how to face this process with ease

Como fazer o desmame gentil

Whenever possible, the WHO (World Health Organization) recommends exclusively breastfeeding up until six months of the baby’s life. However, breastfeeding can be extended according to the mother’s wishes. But, it is during this phase (the sixth month) that many women need to end their maternity leave and go back to work. Other factors such as […]