Baby’s First Steps

Baby’s First Steps There is no ‘normal’ age for those first independent steps, but they will possibly happen close to baby’s first birthday. Walking at nine months is known –

Don’t Let Baby Get Too Hot

Don’t Let Baby Get Too Hot (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Your baby or toddler cannot tell you he or she is too hot. An over-hot child may not just

Caring for Sensitive Skin

Caring for Sensitive Skin Healthy skin relies on retaining natural moisture – in sensitive skin the natural skin barrier becomes damaged, allowing moisture to escape. Dry, arid skin is vulnerable

First Words for Baby

First Words for Baby Talk to your baby… when you are changing a nappy… when you are bathing him or her… when you are both getting ready to go out…

Helpful Ideas for Potty Training

Ideas for Potty Training There’s no ‘right’ time for your child to start learning to use a potty. He or she must be ready not only bodily but emotionally too,

Does Your Child Have Asthma?

Does Your Child Have Asthma? Asthma is a fairly common, but very distressing condition. Records show that in the UK, about one in five families have a family member who

Treating a Scald or Burn to Baby

Treating a Scald or Burn to Baby Your baby’s or child’s skin is far more delicate than yours, more easily damaged by contact with a hot object (causing a burn),

Does Your Baby Have Hay Fever?

Does Your Baby Have Hay Fever? Hay fever – an allergy to plant pollen that is more of a problem during summer months – is quite rare in a child

The Dummy Dilemma

The Dummy Dilemma You may be among those parents who are totally ‘anti’ dummies (also known as pacifiers) – but a fretful, frequently-crying baby may make you think again! At

Parasites that could Affect Your Baby

Parasites that could Affect Your Baby There are a number of parasites that can affect your child – or you – which are quite common, so you need to be