Babies and Toddlers

MMR Vaccine

MMR stands for Measles, Mumps & Rubella (sometimes referred to as German Measles). Vaccines against Measles, Mumps and Rubella are often given together at 15 […]

Babies and Toddlers

Potty Training

The most important thing to remember, when potty training, is that it is not a race. Toilet training might take days or months and every […]

Babies and Toddlers

Organising for a Toddler

Adapted from our May Book Club reading – The Toddler’s Busy Book Having various boxes in strategic places all over the house will help keep your toddler entertained […]

Babies and Toddlers

Toddler Tantrums

Screaming, kicking and sometimes biting. Toddler tantrums, if you have not witnessed one, you’ve certainly heard about them. They are the result of the toddler’s […]

Babies and Toddlers

16 Week Injection

The 16 Week injection, as with the 8 and 12 week injections, consists of the following: Immunisation against Diphtheria, Tetanus and acellular or whole-cell pertussis […]

Babies and Toddlers

12 Week Injection

The 12 Week injection, as with the 8 week injection, consists of the following: Immunisation against Diphtheria, Tetanus and acellular or whole-cell pertussis (DTP) and […]

Babies and Toddlers

8 Week Injection

Hesitantly you enter the doctor’s/clinic’s room preparing yourself for your baby’s first ‘shots’…. It is never an easy thing to see your poor baby, which […]

Babies and Toddlers

Introducing Solids

Every parent has a number of magical parenting moments pre-programmed in his or her brain even before the baby is born. Watching your child’s first […]

Babies and Toddlers

Jungle Juice

Jungle Juice!? Yes! You heard right. When I was in hospital, I was given a recipe for making Jungle Juice to increase my milk supply. […]