Expert questions pureed baby food |
By Laura Lee Davies on 19/06/2007 in Feeding
A former health visitor who works with Unicef claims that mashing baby's first foods is unneccessary.
Gill Rapley, who is the deputy director of Unicef's Baby Friendly initiative, claims that feeding babies mushed up food from a spoon is not nautral and not needed, even when they are first weaning on to 'solids'.'Baby-Led Weaning'Although some
Celebrity birth rumour – has Penelope Cruz had her baby?|
By Kyrsty Hazell on 27/01/2011 in Celebrity
Actress is rumoured to have welcomed her and husband Javier Bardem’s first baby
Update Thursday January 27Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem's representative has confirmed that the couple welcomed a baby boy last week. "Penelope and javier welcomed their first son intp their family last," the rep has announced. "Both parents
New Baby: Medical Care|
By ThinkBaby on 14/07/2009 in Newborn health & safety
What care can you expect for your new baby in the first two weeks after birth?
had your child in hospital):Medical careThe antenatal care you and your baby received when you were pregnant will continue after the birth. At first your community midwife will come and visit you in the home to check both you and your baby, at least
What to buy in your second trimester|
By Kyrsty Hazell on 04/02/2011 in What to buy - pregnancy
The first trimester is over, so now is the time to start tackling the best bit - shopping for essential baby gear and nursery furniture.
Shopping for your baby in your second trimester of pregnancy Once you're first trimester of pregnancy is over, it's time to start thinking about buying your baby essentials while you've still got some energy left!By now you'll notice your body shape
How babies develop in the womb – new discoveries|
By Kimberley Smith on 09/09/2011 in 0-41 weeks
New research shows when babies first feel pain and when they learn to smile
Babies begin to feel pain between 35 and 37 weeks of pregnancy, a new study has discovered. At this time babies start to be able to tell the difference between the sensation of touch and pain.By measuring brain activity for babies between 28 and 35
Breastfeeding and Teething|
By ThinkBaby on 16/10/2008 in Breast and bottle feeding
When your baby's first tooth comes through you don't have to stop breastfeeding
. Breastfeeding during teething and beyondSometimes teething can be the reason your baby is off his milk feeds but in other cases, being able to suckle, even for a couple of brief extra feeds a day, can be a comfort to some teething babies.First teeth usually
Do babies have a sense of humour?|
By Laura Lee Davies on 19/10/2009 in Baby development
First smiles might be more about an impending burp than merriment, but do babies really know how to have fun?
Although in the first weeks a baby is not likely to knowingly grin at you, you don't have to wait long for baby smiles to begin to appear.An alert child who is engaged in your company – who you talk to and exchange eye contact with during all kinds
Penelope Cruz – is she a mum-to-be?|
By Kyrsty Hazell on 15/07/2010 in Celebrity
The newly wed actress is rumoured to be pregnant with her first baby with husband Javier Bardem
Despite previously stating that she “doesn’t believe in marriage”, Penelope Cruz tied the knot with her long-term partner Javier Bardem and is now rumoured to be pregnant.The newly weds are allegedly expecting their first baby next year, according
Know-how: Leaving Hospital|
By Sarah Lawson on 16/11/2009 in Labour & birth
What do you need to make that amazing first journey home with your new baby?
Unless you have had a home birth, the journey home with your new baby is an exciting but nonetheless daunting experience. You can read up all about what happens next when you have left the hospital and are going through those first few days at home
What to Expect the first year review|
By Cara Frost-Sharratt on 27/12/2005 in Baby Reviews
An exhaustive handbook to health, development and parenting tips from birth to a baby's first birthday
to fault this handy reference guide Features: Month-by-month view of a baby's first year plus useful guide to infant illnessesPrice: £12.99 RRP, but you can find it cheaper onlineContact:Simon & Schuster UKThis book really is indispensable. It