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16 Oct2017October 16, 2017
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Moving from breastfeeding to bottle feeding

Moving from breastfeeding to bottle feeding

At some stage the time will come when you will want to start weaning by cutting back on breastfeeding or even stop completely. Perhaps your baby is beginning to lose interest, or you simply want the freedom to leave your baby with someone else for a few hours. When it comes to making any changes...

12 Oct2017October 12, 2017
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Sleep training techniques: controlled crying

Sleep training techniques: controlled crying

Love it or hate it, controlled crying is a commonly used sleep training technique by parents and experts alike. Here’s what the controversial method involves … Many parents and experts believe controlled crying is the key to laying down good sleep habits for babies of six months and older. Controlled crying can be very effective, but it may not...

05 Oct2017October 5, 2017
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6 Tips for Photographing your Infant

6 Tips for Photographing your Infant

Have you ever seen one of those “Pinterest-inspired vs. Reality” photo comparisons where a well-intended mom (or dad) saw an image on Pinterest that she wanted to replicate and it went horribly wrong? Unless you’re a professional photographer, chances are that the photos you take of your new baby are likely to suffer the same...

01 Oct2017October 1, 2017
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First 8 Signs to Teach your Baby

First 8 Signs to Teach your Baby

Why teach your baby sign language?  Babies can understand verbal communication before they develop the skills required to verbally communicate themselves.  Teaching your baby how to sign can provide them with a valuable communication skill that will enhance, rather than delay, their overall language development.  Signing may also help you gain a better understanding of...

11 Sep2017September 24, 2017
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Everything you need to know about Croup

Everything you need to know about Croup

As a mum, there are few things more frightening than seeing your child struggling to breathe. But every year, thousands of parents go through this ordeal when their child contracts croup. Here’s your guide to what croup is and what to do if you’re worried your child may have it. What is croup? Croup is...

05 Sep2017September 24, 2017
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4 Tips to Ensure You never Forget Your Kid in the Car

4 Tips to Ensure You never Forget Your Kid in the Car

Every summer we hear the stories of children who are accidentally left in vehicles by their parents or caregivers, only to be found dead hours later. Every parent believes that such a tragedy will never happen to them – that they would never forget their sleeping child in the car or that exhaustion so deep will never...

29 Aug2017September 24, 2017
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5 Childhood Moments Worth Capturing

5 Childhood Moments Worth Capturing

There are certain moments in our children’s everyday that we might overlook when it comes to photographing them. It’s easy to pull out the camera for the big events or special milestones, but what about those precious daily moments? Here are five sweet and simple moments in your child’s day that deserve a little extra attention with...

27 Aug2017September 24, 2017
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Ways to Live in the Moment with Your Baby

They say time is fleeting and the baby years pass by so quickly. You have probably already experienced this as you look at your little one in amazement at how much they’ve grown. Where has the time gone?! When we are tired, busy and also trying to be great mothers, it is easy to multitask and get...

24 Aug2017September 24, 2017
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Sleep patterns in young babies

Understanding what a ‘normal’ sleep cycle is for your baby can be really helpful for exhausted new parents. Here’s a basic guide to sleep patterns in young babies – a must-read for all sleep-deprived mums and dads! Yawn. Another sleepless night? Every parent dreams of having a baby who has a great sleep routine – napping perfectly...

23 Aug2017September 24, 2017
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Ways to Encourage Dad and Baby Bonding

Ways to Encourage Dad and Baby Bonding

For many women, bonding with their babies is an instant, organic result of all that encompasses motherhood. Whether it be your simple caress that calms your loved one in an instant or the habitual lullaby you hum during late night nursing sessions, your bond is a steadfast security that envelops your child in their ever...