Babies should not eat chocolate due to its high levels of caffeine. Caffeine is a natural stimulant found in the cacao that is used to make the chocolate.
It is best to avoid giving a baby or young child chocolate if possible, according to the parenting website What to Expect. In addition to the high levels of caffeine, chocolate also contains high levels of sugar. Both of these can cause excessive stimulation of babies and small children. According to About.com, another reason to avoid chocolate is its potential for causing an allergic reaction. Allergies from the chocolate itself are not common, but there is a good chance of a reaction occurring from exposure to nuts, dairy or soy.Learn More
The size of a commercially made receiving blanket varies by manufacturer with some measuring 30 by 40 inches and others measuring 30 by 34 inches. Some homemade receiving blankets vary in range from 32 by 32 inches to 36 by 36 inches.Full Answer >
Some nicknames for girls named Amber use mostly the first syllable and include Amb, Ambi, Ambie, Amba, Ambs, Ambz, Amby and Ammy. Other nicknames add to this relatively short name such as Amberly, Amberella or Amberosa. Others nicknames play off of the second syllable and include Bert or Berto.Full Answer >
Temper tantrums can seem like they last forever. Safe, positive ways to stop your child's temper tantrums include modeling appropriate behavior, ignoring tantrums if the child is safe, holding the child securely and providing a change of scenery.Full Answer >
Bug repellent spray can be safely applied to a baby over two months old by rubbing it on an adult's hands first, and then rubbing it on exposed areas of the baby's skin, avoiding the mouth, eyes, cuts and skin irritations. If the spray contains N,N-diethyl-meta-toluamide, more commonly known as DEET, it should only be applied once a day and should be washed off as soon as possible.Full Answer >