If you've already started thinking about your birth plan or labour day, chances are it doesn't include being induced, needing forceps or having stitches. But, however determined you are to welcome your baby into the world to the sound of chill-out music and the relaxing aroma of ...
Massage has a host of health benefits for your baby, from calming him down to improving his sleep, skin and digestion. 'Touch is your baby's first language, so massage is a great way of establishing trust and confidence between you both,' says
with you,' she adds. Read on as we help calm your nerves by addressing some of your most common birth worries.I'd love a home birth but I'm nervous about things going wrong' Maylyn says, A home birth needs to be planned in advance so the midwife can go
reward for eating vegetables or giving crisps because you're desperate for her to eat anything. The secret is to stay as calm as possible and not to get stressed by her picky preferences and point-blank refusals to eat.Why mums get stressed about food
Gently does itBefore you start the baby massage, ask your baby's "permission", suggests Pauline Carter, chair of the Guild of Infant and Child Massage. Put your hands on her and look for clues. If she maintains eye contact or smiles, then she's ready for a massage. Signs she's n...
Biddle Innovations, makers of the Content&Calm Cot Canopy are conducting a survey on the effects of interrupted sleep patterns on you and your baby or toddler. By completing the survey you will automatically be entered into a draw to win a Spa Day
From Birth UpwardsThe Light n Learn Caterpillar is a versatile, practical toy designed to fit easily onto a pushchair or cot. In the sleepy time mode, the Light n Learn Caterpillar will calm and relax baby with its soothing sound effects, calming
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accepts. So instead of giving in to their four stories before bedtime ritual, choose six books with brief stories. You won't be seen as mean and will have introduced flexibility.' Taming tantrums Equip yourself with a few simple strategies for calming
becomes more independent, the toy bar removes completely for the ideal toddler seat. Featuring calming vibrations for when it’s time to rest. The seat can be used from newborn up to toddlers weighing 40lbs, for years of use. Includes an adjustable back