Fourth Trimester

Should You Use Wipes When a Baby Pees?

If you’ve recently had a baby, you’ll be well aware of how fast a pack of wipes disappears between regular poops, pees and blowouts. Wipes are also handy for cleaning up other messes, dirty fingers and anything where once upon…

What Causes Postpartum Hand Blisters?

Skin issues and complications are some of the most common problems that plague young mothers in the immediate postpartum period. As a young mother, you are susceptible to various postpartum skin complications ranging from full body acne, stretch marks to…

Can You Use a Second Hand Moses Basket or Bassinet?

Some parents choose to use a Moses basket or bassinet as a small and secure sleeping place for their newborn infant, during the first few months home from hospital. If you’re considering purchasing one second hand, there are a few…

Can You Use a Second Hand Breast Pump?

 A second hand breast pump can be purchased it at a lower price than a brand new one. However, you need to have a clear understanding about the potential issues that can arise as a result of using a second…

Cheap, Effective, Male Birth Control – That Isn’t Hormonal

If you’ve been reading trending news stories lately, you’ve probably heard about the stalled male birth control trial which resulted in a range of side effects in participants. The side effects included acne, mood swings and muscle pain. Despite the…

What If Baby Gets Pee on the Umbilical Cord Stump?

Have a son? It’s bound to happen at some point – he doesn’t have to aim and fire to get a direct hit on the nearest parent. One of the many places urine can end up is inside the still…