Article Title: The beginnings of play for babies 3-6 months
The fourth trimester has come to an end and our little baby is starting to be aware of their surroundings. You’ve been focusing on establishing healthy sleep patterns and now their wake cycles are stretching so playtime becomes more of a norm than just a few minutes here and there.
Article Title: Help! My baby will only sleep in my arms
“My six-week-old baby will only sleep in my arms. Whenever I put him down, even when he’s fallen asleep, he wakes almost immediately.”
Article Title: 3 tips for new mums to make life easier
Being a mum for the first time is a time of mixed emotions. There is absolute awe and wonder at the beautiful little human you have created. And there are nerves, worry, fear and exhaustion!
Article Title: 6 magical ways breast milk changes to meet your baby’s needs
Is it any wonder human breast milk has been called ‘liquid gold’?
Article Title: Helping your child out of nappies
Parenting coach Laura Morley gives her tips on how to get through toilet training you kids.
Article Title: Plan your holiday with little ones
How to keep your baby healthy and happy on holiday.
Article Title: What is integrative maternity healthcare?
It’s when the contemporary and the traditional, the mainstream and the alternative complement each other as part of maternity care.
Article Title: Perspectives on infertility and tips for a boost
Dr Olivia Stuart, reproductive medicine sub-specialist,and Sandra Clair, medical herbalist/anthropologist, share their expertise on fertility issues and offer natural suggestions for a healthy mother and baby.
Article Title: Ideas for settling your newborn
Sleep is as vital to your baby’s wellbeing as food. Some parents assume that their baby instinctively knows how to establish healthy sleep patterns, but in my experience newborns need guidance to learn how to self-settle, resettle and sleep soundly.
Article Title: Life with a newborn: looking after yourself
The early stages of parenting a newborn are extremely physical and emotionally draining. During this time, your wellbeing is just as important to your baby’s growth and development as it was during your pregnancy.
Article Title: Try baby massage to soothe and connect
Baby massage is a great way to feel more connected to your little one and to make you both that much calmer and relaxed. If you haven’t given it a try before, follow these steps from our ambassador, yogi Nikki Ralston.
Article Title: The essentials of a good nursery
There are so many nursery equipment options these days, so it’s hard to know what we actually need and what are the ‘nice to haves’. With nearly 30 years’ experience in baby care, Dorothy Waide has cast her expert eye over the choices and listed some important places to start.