Babies and Toddlers

Baby Choking, CPR, SIDS

A few days ago, a friend of mine had a terrible experience. While she was driving home her son went very quiet. As she was sitting next to him, on the back seat (he was in his car seat) while her husband was driving, she peered into his little cocoon only to see him staring …

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Babies and Toddlers

How long should baby be sleeping?

thelaboroflove.com suggests that your baby should have the following amount of sleep: birth to 6 or 7 weeks: Newborns sleep between 16 and 20 hours a day. 1 month to 3 months: Babies at this stage will need to sleep around 8 hours at night, and another 8 hours during the day, for a total of …

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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 step…. Having your first phone conversation…. Letting go of the two-wheel bicycle for the first time as your child   rides away… All are common, wonderful parenting expectations. The first feeding …

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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. This has been of such value to me as I have been in and out of hospital and had to switch between breast and bottle a few times. FIND OUT …

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