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4 myths about breastfeeding & getting a good night’s sleep

Breastfeeding and sleep are thought to be part of two different worlds. Many people will tell you that your child won’t be able to...
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How music therapy improves the health of premature babies, & boosts parental bonding

Singing and playing music to your baby or young child may seem to be a no-brainer. We all have strong associations with nursery rhymes...
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Feeding and weaning … why does everyone have an opinion?

With a chuckle, an old school friend of mine confessed that when he was a teenager he would try to destroy his best mate’s...
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Surviving potty training

In the early years of parenting, life seems to revolve around constant nappy changes and cleaning up your child’s “accidents”, most of which inevitably...
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Mom tells of being a quintuplet & giving birth to twins

Candice Botha has a special story to tell, one of coincidences and special blessings. One of the first test-tube quintuplets in South Africa, she...
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Want to increase your milk supply? Try reflexology

It is a widely held belief that reflexology is a therapy that induces relaxation and healing in the body. However, its benefits far surpass...
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Taking medicine while breastfeeding? Here’s what you need to know

The challenges many new mothers overcome to breastfeed their babies are well documented. Despite a public health system in the UK that promotes breastfeeding,...
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How long must my child use a rear-facing car seat?

A question many parents ask is when their baby can move out of a rear-facing car seat. Many families see this as another exciting...
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My great sleeper is ill – now what?

At this time of year, the seasons change and the mornings have become colder – and sometimes the sniffles rapidly catch up with us....
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Choosing the right car seat with Chicco

Whether you’re expecting your very first baby or shopping for a lively toddler, one of the biggest decisions you will make as a parent...
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