Colic is the stuff of parenting nightmares. After 9 months of pregnancy, you can’t wait to hold your baby in your arms. You envision days of endless motherhood bliss but if you have a colicky baby then those blissful days are far from your reality. Everyone offers advice, from Great Aunt Edie, recommending whisky in the bottle (eek!! Did they really do that?) to Pamela down the road who swears by a herbal tea. It seems everyone has advice for the suffering parents but nobody really knows what it is. What is Colic?Read More
Known as the fourth trimester, the first 3 months of your baby’s life is when they make the transition from the womb into the world.
During this time a baby may become over stimulated with loud noises, bright lights and unfamiliar smells. Basically it’s sensory overload!
Most babies will get nappy rash at some point. Although it is common and mild cases are easily treatable, it can be a cause for concern. Here Midwife Heather Morris discusses nappy rash from a professional’s perspective.Read More
A calm and consistent bedtime routine can be the key to “good sleep hygiene”. A consistent and predictable sequence of events that happens at the same time each evening can help your little one learn to understand that sleep is coming.
Claire Holness – founder of Sweetbeginnings Babycare gives us some great advice on the subject
Signing is an intriguing and remarkable tool for the development of language. Dr Lin Day, founder of Baby Sensory babysensory.com, gives us the benefit of her 35 years of research in childhood learning and development to explain all about it.Read More