Pharmacists are one of the most trusted and accessible health professionals in Australia and when you have a baby we become your new best friend.
Too often than not, new and expectant parents leave a sun hat for baby off the list. “My newborn won’t need a hat”, you say, but you couldn’t be more wrong! Starting sun safety early is the essential key to having a happy hat wearing toddler and child.
During pregnancy the thought of bringing a new baby home from hospital causes some of the highest anxiety for parents-to-be. Of course the time of home coming is highly charged with emotion- you may not know what to do and feel a sense of responsibility like no other.
When choosing a baby monitor for your family, it’s important to ask yourself what you value most. Consider your options when it comes to choosing the right baby monitor and do your research to ensure you make the right decision for you and your bub!
Here are some ways to make small changes in your home following the birth of your first cub or subsequent ones. It is never too late to start making tour nursery more Eco-friendly.
• Sleep is cyclical with multiple episodes of arousal followed by a return to sleep
• Sleep achievement is in part cue dependent
• Cues of sleep are learned can be altered and then relearned
• Sleep achievement and sleep maintenance are usefully regarded as learned skills
• Avoid children becoming over tired as this interferes with the learned skill of sleep
• Minimise cues of sleep achievement that are parent dependent (be ‘Parent lite’).
With countless pristine beaches and backyard pools spread across our suburbs, why are we still not making it a priority for our children to receive water safety education? Here's our top five reasons for why your kids should dive into the fun now.
Making the leap from nappies to nappy pants, to eventually underwear is a big milestone for children and parents. Some make the transition quite easily, others are in no hurry to move on.
We think a nappy name should reflect more than just the size and weight of your baby, that’s why our names represent who your baby is and the stage of development they’re in! Weight range is provided as a suggestion for what your little one wears, but ultimately, we want you to feel empowered to make the right size call. Trust those new parent instincts.
Babies seem to learn their native language or languages effortlessly and very rapidly. The task of learning language, however, is not simple or trivial. In fact, it is one of the most complex cognitive skills that we develop in our lifetime. So, how do our tiny babies learn language?
Reading with your baby is such an important and fun activity. The Little Big Book Club team are pleased to offer some helpful information and advice on how to make the most of story time with your baby.