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Tips for planning a baby shower

Planning a baby shower can be exciting, but it can also be overwhelming. From the guest list to the venue, to the food and decorations, there are so many things to consider when it comes to creating a fun-filled day that friends and family will enjoy. If you’re not...

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Considering Cloth Nappies?

Disposable nappies have become the norm, and it is rare to find families using cloth nappies. In fact, some people view them as unsanitary. It is somewhat startling to realise that disposable nappies were not invented until the 1940's. Before then every baby wore...

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Should You Let Your Baby Cry It Out?

It can be distressing for any new parent to hear their little one crying at night. Especially when you may hear older, more experienced parents tell you to let your baby "cry it out." It's natural to feel conflicted. On one hand, you'd like to teach your baby...

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Tips for Ensuring Your Baby Change Table is Safe

To a new parent, or even an experienced one, changing a nappy sounds simple. All you have to do is try not to get peed on and put the nappy on correctly, right? Not quite. It's actually riskier than you'd think, especially if you haven't baby-proofed your changing...

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Fussy Eaters

How to Make Healthy Meals for Fussy Eaters Getting a child who's a fussy eater to actually consume a healthy meal may feel, at times, like an impossible dream. You know the type. They want what they want and turn up their noses at anything that even vaguely resembles...

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When Do Babies Get Teeth?

New parents often wonder, when do babies get teeth? Just about any time a baby fusses or sticks a finger in his mouth, you can count on people asking sympathetically, "Oh dear, is he teething?" It's enough to make a new parent worry about when this horrible experience...

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Helping a Gassy Baby

When a young baby becomes truly miserable, it is often connected to digestive trouble. They are too young to cope with the distress of belly pain without screaming, and this can make parents distraught. Luckily, a baby experiencing gas is very normal. So much research...

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Is your clingy baby driving you up the wall?

My mum used to say, "We need cuddles to grow", but I think that was just her excuse to get hugs from us (I don’t think I was a clingy baby). Cuddles are amazing, but it can become quite tiresome when you go to put your child down and they try to cling on for dear...

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Baby checklist for the first 6 months

As a sleep consultant and midwife, I get welcomed into a lot of homes and have the privilege of seeing so many cute nurseries, so I created this baby checklist to help new parents avoid buying a million different gadgets that they just don’t need (or simply don’t have...

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