There is a difference between a toddler who needs a nap and a toddler who would benfit from a nap. If your toddler falls in the need category, then its worth ensuring he has his daily sleep.He responds in a positive or neutral way to naptime
Dress to impress. Always wear something that makes you feel good - not forgetting jewellery and perfume - even if you're not going out.Try something new. Ask your partner or a friend to baby-sit while you go to an evening class, then return the favour when they want to go out.Exe...
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There's lots of advice about what a toddler should be eating but what's a good daily amount?Milk/dairy: 16-20fl oz, or 1pt of whole milk daily. If he's not keen on milk, ½-¾oz of cheese is equivalent to 4fl oz of milk.Fruit and veg: Five or more
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If you are trying to conceive, you should already be taking folic acid - and continue to do so until the end of the 12th week of pregnancy.The current advice is to take a daily 400mcg supplement, to help protect your baby from neural tube defects
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