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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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Settling your newborn baby at night

Night time can cause great anxiety for new mums, who may not know what each night will bring and whether they will get any rest. Some new mums feel lonely while settling their newborn baby at night as other family members sleep. Anxiety around settling their newborn...

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What are the best foods to help your baby sleep?

We've all experienced a night of sleep that was interrupted due to having eaten something unusual; our bodies continue processing our day's food after we go to sleep, and that can impact how rested we feel the next day. The same is true for your baby; as their bodies...

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Newborn Sleep

"the how, when, where, why and what for the first 3 months of newborn sleep" I can’t help but cringe when I hear a new parent claim that their newborn child is a great sleeper at the ripe old age of 4 days.  In fairness to them, they probably think that their baby’s...

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