New Baby: Senses|
By Laura Lee Davies on 15/12/2008 in Newborn development
Just how much can your new baby interact with his new world?
You might be amazed at what your newborn baby actually looks like and a lot happens in your child's first 48 hours, but how is he reacting to his new world in the early days and weeks?HearingNowadays, it is common practice to perform the newborn
Playtime for Your New Baby|
By Laura Lee Davies on 05/01/2009 in Newborn development
It isn't all just sleeping and feeding – new babies can enjoy playing with you, too!
-way communication is extremely valuable.Having fun with your new babyGetting used to the idea that this new person is not a china doll who must be crept silently around is so important. It will give you more confidence with your new baby and encourage him to enjoy
New babies and eyecare|
By Laura Lee Davies on 25/07/2009 in Newborn health & safety
When your new baby is being bathed or washed, there is no need to vigoursly wash her face, and be careful of her eyes.
As with much of your baby's washing regime you need to take care when cleaning your baby's eyes. Jaundice after the birth can make the eyes appear yellowy, but this will soon clear. But sometimes new babies (or any baby suffering from a bout
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?
to see her at the hospital, GP's surgery or health centre where she is based, although you can also usually consult her by phone between appointments. If you are having any difficulties with settling in with your new life with baby then your health
New vote: travels with baby|
By Laura Lee Davies on 05/06/2007 in Newborn baby
What are the biggest put-offs to travelling with your new baby? Cost? Feeding facilities? Bulky buggies and travel cots? Let us know!
When you have a new baby, you're keen to show them off to the world, and keen to show the world to them. Many people say, travelling with a small baby is much easier than it is with toddlers – they don't cost as much to fly with, you need less
New survey on baby feeding|
By Laura Lee Davies on 11/07/2006 in Feeding
Braun and the NCT have surveyed over 1000 new parents and found that about a third don't prepare fresh baby food through lack of know-how or time.
A survey organised by Braun Baby and the National Childbirth Trust, has found that from the 1000-plus new parents they talked to, over a third did not have time to give their babies freshly prepared food.Braun, who make hand blenders and other
New Baby: Gurgles, Hiccups and Sneezes|
By Laura Lee Davies on 19/01/2009 in Newborn health & safety
What noises does a new baby make - and are they all normal?
From what a new baby really looks like to how your new baby's senses allow him to interact with his new world, the first weeks of your child's life will be full of wonder for him and for you.Over the coming weeks, you'll quickly begin to understand
New Growth Charts for Babies and Children|
By Laura Lee Davies on 13/05/2009 in Feeding
New growth charts for babies and young children have been launched which are based on breast-fed babies' progress
All newborn babies and children are issued with a health records book at birth in which new parents can plot key dates such as medical check ups and vaccinations. This book also features growth charts against which a baby's weight progress can
New WHO baby growth chart|
By Laura Lee Davies on 24/04/2006 in Your newborn - the essentials
The World Health Organisation is to release a new growth chart which measures baby weight from breastfed babies as the norm.
, when formula milk was more commonly used.WHO has collected figures on the growth progress of 8,000 children from six different countries, to create a new graph by which babies' weight can be compared. These babies have been raised in areas where
Babies help you make new friends|
By Kimberley Smith on 18/11/2010 in Your baby and you
Having a baby brings couples closer and gives mums the chance to make new friends, according to new survey
Having a baby strengthens your family ties but often leads to losing touch with old friends, according to a new survey of mums by Aptamil.Around 80% of the 4,200 mums surveyed felt having a baby had brought them closer to their partner and 62% said