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Buying a Steriliser

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Whether you are feeding baby breast milk or formula, it’s important to keep your bottles and other feeding equipment safe and germ free. Sterilising is vital in protecting your baby against harmful bacteria and infection. These harmful bacteria can easily grow in milk, so it’s recommended to sterilise bottles, soothers, teethers, breast pumps and other
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Coping With Colic

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The term colic is used to describe uncontrollable crying in an otherwise healthy baby.  If your baby is suffering from colic, there’s no need to worry as around 20% of babies become colicky. It usually happens when your baby is 2 or 3 weeks old, and normally passes by the time they are 3 months
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Travelling by Plane with a Newborn

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Planning a holiday this summer? Stressed out about being airborne with your baby? There’s no need to be! Paediatricians normally advise mothers not to travel with their newborn during their first month, as baby needs a stable environment to adjust to life after birth. Assuming your baby is full-term and completely healthy, it’s fine to
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Outdoor Activities to Get Your Kids Out In the Sun

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The sun’s out, the school term is drawing to a close, and with plenty of long days ahead, it’s time to get out and play- as a family. Chase the bored blues away with these fun outdoor activities. • Headed to the beach? From impressive sandcastles to life size sculptures, the beach is your ultimate playground! • Whether it’s
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Keeping Your Baby Healthy This Summer

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Summer’s here and that means long, warm nights, bare feet, barbeques and fun outdoor family activities.  If you’re heading outdoors with your little one, it’s important to keep him healthy in the heat. • Your baby’s skin is a lot more sensitive so slathering on the sun cream simply isn’t enough. Try and keep your baby indoors
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How To Get Baby To Sleep Better

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Getting your little one to snooze consistently throughout the night can seem like a huge challenge.  Trying to create healthy sleep habits? Here are some ways to maximise your baby’s sleep time so you can get some well-earned shut eye too! • Your baby’s nursery should be a designated room for sleep so clear out the toys
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8 Ways to Make Breastfeeding Easier

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Although breastfeeding has many benefits for you and your baby, it doesn’t always come naturally and can be a tough skill to master for some. If you experience problems or discomfort, don’t give up as it does get easier (especially if you take our advice on board!) 1) Make sure you research and read up on nursing
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Newborn Nappy Changing

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Everyone fumbles at first when it comes to those first few nappies, but changing your newborn’s nappy will soon become second nature to you. How many nappies will my baby need? You will probably change your baby’s nappy 12 times a day to begin with. If you are using disposable nappies, it’s a good idea to stock
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Babies and Electromagnetic Waves

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Wireless systems are expanding, fast. From the latest Smartphone to your Wi-Fi network, we’re literally living amongst the waves. Did you know that the penetration rate of mobile phones is 130% in the UK? There are more mobile phones than there are UK citizens! 33 million is the amount of people who log onto the internet
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The Benefits of Baby Sign Language

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The inability to communicate can be frustrating for babies and can lead to meltdowns and tantrums. Spending hours trying to figure out why your baby is upset and trying to console her can be frustrating for you too. Not only does sign language help both you and your little one to address the cause of
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