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Everything you need to know about raising your toddler. This time is very important in terms of cognitive, emotional and social development. From feelings, developmental milestones, food, play, safety and sleep, BabyYumYum has the answers.

 

 

 

Should your child be taking a multivitamin? A paediatrician offers advice

Vitamins are a multibillion dollar industry and whether we should be giving vitamins to our children is certainly a million dollar question. There is...
How do I know when my toddler is ready to stop napping during the day: happy toddler smiling

When should my toddler stop napping during the day?

I don’t know about you, but as a mom of three, I LOVED nap times for my children! I was almost draconian in my approach to...
juvenile idiopathic arthritis: the symptoms to watch out for in children

Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis: the symptoms to watch out for in children

Childhood arthritis is often very different from adult arthritis. It has no known cause (which is why it's described as 'idiopathic') and there's no...
How do you know if your child is eating enough or if they are eating too much

How do you know if your child is eating enough or if they are...

Parents often worry that their children eat too little or too much, that they eat too many foods that are unhealthy and too few...
How a child's language skills develop and what parents can do to help: child learning to talk

How a child’s language skills develop & what parents can do to help

Language is more than just verbal communication. It’s also the ability to express ourselves, to respond and understand when someone is trying to communicate...

Growing up milk & follow-on formula: What’s the deal?

As loving parents, we all want to provide the best the world has to offer for our children in every aspect of their life...
baby sleeping with security blanket stuffed animal or lovey

Should I give my child a comfort item like a lovey to sleep with?

Often new moms are told to introduce an item that can serve as a positive sleep association or security item for their babies. Even...
vomiting and diarrhea in children: causes symptoms treatment

Vomiting and diarrhoea in children & babies: causes, symptoms and treatment

Gastroenteritis is a condition which causes a child to have frequent vomits, watery stools (diarrhoea) and tummy cramps. Gastroenteritis has many causes and may...
getting your baby to stop using a bottle: toddler drinking out of a bottle

Bottle weaning: How to get your toddler to stop using a bottle

At Good Night Baby we look at sleep in a holistic manner. What does that mean? We do not look at sleep in isolation,...
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...