Category: Baby Tips

Why night feeding needs a different approach

All babies need to wake at night and feed.  This is because they can’t drink large amounts of milk at one time and their metabolism works quickly, emptying their stomach and digesting the milk.    It’s not until around 6-7 months of age that many babies can sleep for longer, continuous periods without needing to wake […]

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Newborn activities to encourage development

You don’t need to wait until your baby is a few months old to start supporting their development. Even from birth, newborns are hard wired to seek connection from their parents.  Your baby’s in-built skills in seeking attention are the most important way your baby will build skills in all areas of their development. Everyday, […]

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Baby proofing your home

Just because you’ve had a baby doesn’t mean you need to pack everything away. But there will be some changes you need to make to reduce the risk of harm to your baby and allow you to relax, just a little. The best time to start baby proofing is before the baby is born and […]

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What’s responsive settling?

There have been many changes in the recommendations around how babies should be settled for sleeps. Not so long ago, controlled crying was thought to be the best way for babies to learn how to go to sleep on their own. But now, we understand so much more about how babies develop and what they […]

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Nappy rash – what do I need to know?

Nappy Rash – What do I need to know?

Nappy rash is a common skin condition or type of dermatitis in babies and toddlers.  Any child young enough to wear nappies can develop nappy rash.  Once children are toilet trained at around two years of age, nappy rash generally isn’t a problem. Until then it’s not uncommon. Most cases of nappy rash are mild […]

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Solving Nappy Rash in 6 Easy Steps

Solving Nappy Rash in 6 Easy Steps

1. Good Quality Nappies Ensuring moisture is drawn away from the skin 2.Prevention Is Better Than The Cure! Keep baby in a clean and dry nappy 3. Clean & Dry During each change, clean & dry the skin with cotton wool & warm water or an alcohol-free baby wipe 4. Apply Use a zinc-based barrier […]

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Top Tips On Treating And Preventing Nappy Rash

Finding the best nappy rash treatment for your little one can be tricky. Fortunately, there are a number of ways to ease the symptoms and discomfort of nappy rash using good baby skincare, healing cream, emollient lotions, and generally keeping the area dry.     Starting out with using the right baby skin care products […]

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