Babies & Toddlers

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The tooth development journey in a nutshell

We all know that teething is a big part of a child’s first year. But do you actually know the “ins and outs” of...
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Sleep training – Setting the scene

The words “cry it out” jump into most parent’s minds when they hear the words “sleep training”, which is why I don’t like to...
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What’s in my infant’s formula?

Margot Bertelsmann checks out baby formula – or tries to, anyway … Look, we all know breast is best. Thanks to an actively implemented campaign...
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5 funny things that happen when you become a parent

Now that my son is a full-blown toddler, I’ve been reflecting on my journey of motherhood, especially those times when he was an itty-bitty...
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Retinopathy of prematurity (ROP)

With the advent of improved neonatal intensive care techniques, the mortality for medically fragile infants has drastically decreased. For instance, the mortality for children...
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Our early arrival

Bruche De Bruin is a huge fan of the BabyYumYum Facebook page and website. She reveals how informative and helpful she found the #1...
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5 serious eye conditions in children

Much like children need to learn to walk and talk, they need to develop their visual acuity before they can make sense of their...
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7 benefits of block play

Most parents today would remember these from their childhood – wooden blocks, Lego or other forms of toy blocks. Preschools kept a variety of...
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11 FAQs about expressing your breast milk

As with any part of becoming a parent, learning how to breastfeed and express your breast milk takes time and patience. If you have...
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In the Night Garden: How Igglepiggle and his friends talk your toddler’s language

The bedtime crew. DHX Media Sarah Rose, Staffordshire University Bedtime can often be a trying experience for young children – and their parents. But evidence suggests that...