Reducing the number of items you take out with you for baby’s needs seems an impossible task. If travelling by car it can be helpful to have a container in the boot where you can keep a stock of items – nursing pads, baby wipes, nappies, spare clothes, muslin,... read more »
Pelvic floor exercises A strong pelvic floor – especially before, during and after pregnancy – is important to prevent incontinence at any stage of life.
At 4-months old, your baby will be starting to go through all kinds of changes as they grow and develop. This can be a trying time for babies and their parents as they adapt to new routines, but most of these changes are completely normal and nothing to worry about.... read more »
Have you spoilt your child by being too responsive to his/her needs? Has something scary happened to them to cause this distress? The answer is ‘no’. Your little one is simply experiencing something called ‘separation anxiety’ and it is entirely normal,... read more »
It should be easy to know how our babies feel about us –shouldn’t it? We breastfeed them, wash them, clothe them, play with them, take them out, go to them when they cry, soothe them, talk to them, but how do I know my baby loves me? Breastfeeding is one... read more »
Think about having a reunion with other mums you have met through parent education classes or how to meet new mums and babies through local groups. Now is an ideal time to take your baby to different environments and make friends especially if you are thinking... read more »
Returning to work? Or just need the odd bit of childcare here or there? Worried about who is suitable to look after your baby? Family and friends are likely to be the people you look to first of all. They know your baby and they know you and how you parent your... read more »
You may have seen your baby learning to crawl but to master the art of crawling they must be able to have their arms straight and their back straight so their body is in line with the floor; now they can crawl well on their hands and knees. Your baby may be... read more »