Category Archives: Advice

Do you read to your baby? You will after this

It’s something a vast majority of us are guilty of – we don’t read enough. It’s far too easy to find yourself engrossed in an article on your smartphone and a heck of a lot more convenient to sit your … Continue reading
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How do I cut my newborn’s nails?

Having a delicate newborn makes it hard to make the reflex decisions you make with yourself; if you have a long, jagged nail, you simply whip out the nail cutter and cut away, things aren’t as easy with a newbie. It is always … Continue reading
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So, what exactly is a Muslin?

When you find out you’re pregnant and you’re inevitably doing your mad dose of research, words pop up every now and then which you can do nothing but…stare at. What the heck is a Muslin? Is that a spelling mistake? Who is … Continue reading
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Should i wake up my sleeping baby for a feed?

The mere idea of waking up a newborn baby in the middle of the night or during a nap may seem like a crazy, daredevil stunt, but trust in us when we say; you will have to do this at … Continue reading
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How to save a baby’s life in under a minute

Courtesy of St Johns Ambulance, a new video has come to surface – and a cute video at that. The short, snappy and fun video that was released on Youtube contains a few quick steps to save a child’s when … Continue reading
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Christmas food for babies and toddlers

When it comes to Christmas, food is the be all and end all, the make or break and the icing on the literal cake; so why can your baby not take part? We’ve searched the web for the best recipes … Continue reading
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Make Christmas Eve THE night to remember for your toddler

This week we thought we’d do something a little special on Babycity; we’re talking to one of our writers in the office about her Christmas experiences as a little girl and what made them so magical. Grab your pens Mummies, she’s … Continue reading
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Breastfeeding vs bottle-feeding: it’s an emotional midfield.

“Mothers are made to feel ‘marginalised and ashamed’ when they breastfeed in public” The NHS have recently placed high importance on the issue of breastfeeding – how many mothers breastfeed, the emotional importance of it and its significance in creating … Continue reading
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Why does my baby wake up crying?

This isn’t going to be one of those ‘tough love’ articles where we tell you to leave your little new-born to cry their hearts out in distress, it will just be a nudge in that direction – just a slight … Continue reading
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Bonfire night with your newborn baby: should you or shouldn’t you?

 Baby’s first bonfire night can be quite a nerve wrecking night to deal with loud noises, cold weather and the brightest of lights. Now, you might get lucky and your little one might be completely captivated by it all, but … Continue reading
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