Advice & Tips  /  Newborn

Bath Time

Babies love bath time, and it’s a great way to bond and settle an upset infant.  (And they smell so amazing afterwards!)  Bathing a newborn can be a daunting prospect! Here’s what you need to know about giving your baby a bath, what products you need, and how to handle those first few baths with your slippery little one.

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Crying Baby

There’s no sound as heart breaking as your baby crying, and sometimes it’s hard to know precisely the reason for their tears. Obviously newborn babies can only communicate with their parents via nonverbal methods, and crying is the main way they get their point across. But what are they trying to tell you?  Decipher the sobs

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Nappy Warnings

Everything you ever wanted to know about baby poo, complete with photos! How often your baby has a wet or dirty nappy, and the consistency of the contents, is a great indicator of their overall health. So what’s the deal with infant poo, especially those first few meconium nappies? Here’s what to expect at nappy time.

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Nursery

Kitting out your baby’s nursery, one thing at a time. What do you really need for a newborn?  There’s a lot of things that you don’t actually need.  Essential advice on your newborn baby’s layette, nursery furniture and equipment, and products and ideas to make life with a new baby just that bit easier

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Parent Prep

Detailed advice for new parents on the first few weeks and months with baby. Coming home from the hospital with your precious new bundle, you may feel a rosy glow and think that everything is just perfect. But when you’re on your own with a newborn, how will you cope? Here are answers to common questions and concerns about newborn babies, including help with learning their tired and hungry cues, & what to expect in those first few days and weeks

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Sleeping Baby

Tips on getting your baby to sleep so you can rest easy too. When you’re a new parent, sleep becomes a hot commodity that you’d gladly pay money to get on a regular basis. What’s your baby’s sleep currency – swaddling, white noise, rocking, music, or something else entirely? Here are our best tips for learning your baby’s sleep cues and helping send them off to the Land of Nod so you can catch some precious shuteye too.

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Toddlers

Tantrums, toys, and time-out.  Now that you’ve survived the newborn and enjoyed the cute baby phases, you’ve got a bouncing toddler to contend with!  Here’s how to cope with your newly independent little one.

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I’m Still a Woman

“The moment a child is born, the mother is also born. She never existed before. The woman existed, but the mother, never. A mother is something absolutely new.”   – Osho

But don’t forget to nurture yourself too

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Dad Zone

Becoming a dad is life-changing, but it starts even before your baby arrives. What do dads need to know about breastfeeding and how to support their partners? And how can they bond with baby when mum is the one doing the majority of the care?

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Budget Friendly Meals

Would love to build up a resource of meal ideas here – quick, easy, healthy, and affordable meal ideas which children will enjoy. We want successful meals that the kids love without too many complaints… Let us know if you’d like to contribute!!

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