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Tests. Part 3

Posted by Lloyd on April 28, 2012
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What is the placenta and why is it important?

The placenta or “afterbirth” is a living organ whose function is critical to the growth, development and survival of the fetus. It both provides your baby with oxygen and nutrients as well as a mechanism for discarding waste products and carbon dioxide. Continue reading…

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Your 3 Month Old Baby

Posted by Lloyd on January 12, 2011
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Your baby may be showing his particular personality at around three months of age. He is less inner directed and will start to enjoy his surroundings.

Sleep. At the end of this month, your baby should be sleeping through the night. He may wake for short stretches, but you may want to wait and see if he can put himself back to sleep. By rushing in when he wakes, your are teaching him that he cannot get to sleep without his mom or dad to comfort him. If you have trouble getting him to sleep be sure his is getting enough stimuli during the day. Do not leave him in the crib too long when awake. He needs to associate the crib with sleep time. Place your infant down in the crib at night when he is drowsy, but not fully asleep.

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