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18 Jan2018January 18, 2018
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The secret to rolling over

The secret to rolling over

When and how should a normal baby roll-over and what does it mean? Rolling over is the most mysterious of the milestones. Some babies roll from front-to-back before they roll back-to-front and others choose the opposite order. Some babies roll over once and never again, and some babies log roll to get around rather than...

09 Jan2018January 9, 2018
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8 ways to manage night-time teething troubles

8 ways to manage night-time teething troubles

It’s a fact: teething problems are definitely worse at night. OK, it may not be an actual fact, but it certainly feels like it. Most babies start teething at around six months old, although this can begin earlier or later. This may be the time that your little one seems to be finally settling into...

07 Jan2018January 7, 2018
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Dropping the night feed

Dropping the night feed

Confused about when your baby should be ready to drop a night feed? It’s a subject many mums are unclear about – is it too soon or is your baby waking habitually rather than needing a feed at night? The reality is there isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution to dropping a night feed and often it...

04 Jan2018January 4, 2018
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3 Quick Solutions for Sleep Regressions

3 Quick Solutions for Sleep Regressions

Ah, sleep regressions! Dreaded and feared by parents of children under two-and-a-half all around the world, and rightfully so. Nothing is worse than when our at least decent little sleeper starts napping poorly–and even more of a nightmare when the missed or shorter naps start wreaking havoc on nighttime sleep! Sleep regressions usually take place...

03 Jan2018January 3, 2018
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When is the right time to wean

When is the right time to wean

Over the years the guidelines as to when to start weaning have changed dramatically. Your parents might tell you how they gave you rusk in your milk when you were only 8 weeks old. And if you have older children you may remember that mums were advised in the last decade to start weaning when...

26 Dec2017December 26, 2017
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5 Common Reasons Babies Wake Up

5 Common Reasons Babies Wake Up

There are many reasons why your baby maybe waking: a milestone, a growth spurt, teething are all causes, but usually very temporary ones. When your baby is up all night for weeks or even months on end, there is usually a culprit. So let’s talk about the 5 common reasons babies wake up. Reference The 5 Most Common Reasons...

24 Dec2017December 24, 2017
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What Your Baby’s Cry is Trying to Tell You

What Your Baby’s Cry is Trying to Tell You

We spend a lot of time thinking about how to communicate with our babies. We sing to them, read to them, talk to them, use different tones of voices . . . but what about how babies communicate with us? Believe it or not, they are telling us all about it from the moment they...

21 Dec2017December 21, 2017
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Moving from a bottle to a cup

Moving from a bottle to a cup

If you’ve been bottle feeding and your baby is coming up to 12 months old it’s time to start thinking about moving on from bottles to cups. Experts agree that it’s a good idea to wean your baby off the bottle no later than 12 months.This is because the slow flow of liquid through the...

20 Dec2017December 20, 2017
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5 Ways to Get Dad Involved in Baby Care

5 Ways to Get Dad Involved in Baby Care

Much of the newborn care in the first few weeks often relies on you, Mom, but at some point, Dad will have to get involved as well. The opportunity for dad to take care of baby means some much needed break for you and bonding time for them. It’s not always easy to think of...

19 Dec2017December 19, 2017
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7 secrets to make your baby’s bedtime routine a dream

7 secrets to make your baby’s bedtime routine a dream

Bedtime can be tricky with your new baby – make it stress-free with these brilliant tips. The most precious thing in your life as a new parent is your baby, and next on the importance list could well be ‘sleep’. By getting your little one into an effective bedtime routine, you’ll maximize the chances of...

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