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Baby Proofing

Baby proofing is the best way to prevent avoidable accidents and injuries in your home. When your baby starts to crawl, usually around 6-9 months of age, they will have

skin-to-skin contact
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Benefits Of Skin-To-Skin Contact

Skin-to-skin is exactly what it sounds like – you and your baby having a cuddle with no clothes or blankets between you. This is sometimes referred to as “kangaroo care”

different ways to do sleep training
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4 Popular Sleep Training Methods Explained

Sleep training (or sleep teaching) is the name given to different techniques of teaching your baby how to fall asleep without your help. So, if your baby has always needed

how to combination feed
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How to Combination Feed

Combination feeding or mixed feeding is when you combine breastmilk and formula to feed your baby. Some people may also refer to giving expressed breastmilk from a bottle for some

best baby hacks
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30 Genius Baby Hacks

Looking after a baby is hard work. Make your life a bit easier with some of our favourite genius baby hacks! If your baby needs to take medicine, simply pierce

how to soothe your baby
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The Five S’s for Soothing Your Baby

The Five S’s baby sleep strategy was developed by Harvey Karp and features in his bestselling book “The Happiest Baby On The Block”. The strategy was developed specifically to soothe

when to stop night feeds
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When and How To Stop Night Feeds

The process of stopping your baby’s nighttime feedings is known as night-weaning. Just like any other type of weaning, it’s a gradual process and the timescale is different for every

baby's first bath
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Baby’s First Bath

Bathing your newborn can be a daunting task. However, with the right technique and plenty of practice, you’ll be a pro in no time! When to give your baby their

Essential Items For A New Baby
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Essential Items For A New Baby

Whether you’re a first-time parent or looking to rebuild your toolkit since your last baby, we’ve compiled a list of baby items that every new parent needs. Every family and

how to limit visitors after giving birth
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How To Handle Visitors After Having A Baby

The birth of your baby is an incredibly exciting time for everyone around you. Your family, your partner’s family and your friends want to be part of this special time.

babyproof your christmas tree
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11 Ways To Baby-Proof Your Christmas Tree

If you have babies and toddlers, you’ll be very familiar with babyproofing your home. You’ve probably secured your cabinets, cushioned any sharp edges, blocked off the stairs and put your