Babies

Factual and interesting information for everything related to raising a baby, from baby sleep, poop and feeding to how to decorate your baby’s room.

how to take care of your child's teeth: tooth with cavities

10 ways to take care of your child’s milk teeth & why it’s so...

Parents often ask me: “Why should I take care of my toddler’s milk teeth? They're just going to fall out anyway.” Why it's important to...
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Everything you need to know about circumcision

Your scan reveals you're having a boy and, from that moment, some parents immediately know they'll circumcise their child. But for others the decision...
how to choose the right baby monitor for you and your child: baby monitor in a nursery

Do I need to buy a baby monitor? 

If you’re a first-time parent, you’re probably wondering if it’s worth buying a baby monitor. What a monitor offers you is peace of mind...
how to choose the right breast pump

How to choose the right breast pump

There are so many different breast pumps on the market that it can be difficult to choose the one that is right for you....
how to choose the right pram: mom and baby in a pram

How to choose the right pram for your baby

A pram is one of the biggest purchases you will make ahead of having a baby. A good quality pram should last from when...
How to choose the right car seat for you and your child

Everything you need to know when buying a car seat for your child

One of the most important decisions you will make when you have a baby is choosing a car seat. With safety of paramount importance...

The best breastfeeding positions & what to do if baby refuses the breast

Are you wondering how to hold your baby while breastfeeding? Breastfeeding positions and correct latching are essential in ensuring your baby transfers the milk...

What is GUT flora and why should you care?

The human intestine harbours trillions of microbial cells (good and bad bacteria) which form a symbiotic (mutually beneficial) relationship with the host and play...
use of antibiotics in children

Antibiotics in children: when they’re necessary & when they do more harm than good

When your child is ill, we as parents want nothing more than to wave a magic wand and take away our child’s discomfort. Unfortunately...
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Breast engorgement and mastitis: causes, symptoms & how to treat it at home

Your mature milk (the white milk that follows colostrum and the clear/white tinged transitional milk) will most likely start ‘coming in’ shortly after you...