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Ideas for Baby Memories

Those first days with a newborn are the perfect mixture of chaos and pure love and it’s natural for parents to wonder how to preserve these precious moments for years

how to keep baby's routine at christmas
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Managing Your Baby’s Routine At Christmas

The Christmas season brings lots of fun activities and days spent with family and friends creating memories to last a lifetime. However, if you have young children who thrive on

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What Is Baby Led Weaning

Baby led weaning is a method of introducing your baby to solid foods by offering them different easy-to-hold foods and allowing them to feed themselves. Traditionally, when a baby is

baby stranger anxiety
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Baby Stranger Anxiety

Stranger anxiety or “making strange” is the name given to a baby’s nervous behaviour around unfamiliar people. You’ll notice that your baby will cry inconsolably when held by an unfamiliar

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Baby’s Speech Milestones

Learning to talk is a skill that your baby begins working on before they’re even born. They listen to us from within the womb eventually learning to distinguish their mother’s

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Establish Baby’s Sleep Routine

Sleep can be one of the most challenging aspects of having a baby. New parents can lose up to 50 nights worth of sleep during their baby’s first year –

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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

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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