Your baby at 2-4 months
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Your baby’s fascinating first few months can pass by incredibly quickly, and so much can happen in that short space of time when it comes to their development. All babies are different, and there is no strict schedule when it comes to reaching specific milestones, but if you have doubts, trust your instincts and if […]

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How does stress affect my baby?
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Having a baby brings with it all kinds of amazing experiences, but having to care 24/7 for this tiny human also creates many new and sometimes unexpected challenges. These challenges can result in stressful feelings, the effects of which may not only be confined to you; research by Keith Hampton et al has shown us […]

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Keeping your baby safe this bonfire night
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It’s that time of year again: we’re heading out to nearby fields on crisp evenings to watch terrific firework displays, warm ourselves by bonfires or wave sparklers around like magic wands. The celebrations on and around bonfire night are a joy for kids and adults alike, but it’s natural to have concerns about taking babies […]

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Science review: to co-sleep or not to co-sleep (part II)

One of the biggest challenges that new parents face is lack of sleep, and it’s natural to just focus on how your new born is sleeping, putting your needs on the back-burner. Finding a healthy balance between keeping your baby safe and sound while avoiding sleep deprivation yourself is problematic for many parents. There is […]

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Science review: To co-sleep or not to co-sleep? (Part I)

Becoming a parent comes with lots of excitement but it also brings many new questions and decisions! None perhaps more important than deciding sleeping arrangement after the little one arrives. And as with all parenting decisions – more important a decision is, more diverse and passionate the opinions are. Often the advocates of two approaches […]

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