Is it safe to have a cat when you're pregnant?|
By Katie Garner on 13/06/2011 in Pregnancy health & safety
60% of mums feel that their new baby could catch an illness from their cat due to toxoplasmosis concerns
.In light of this, Cats Protection, the charity behind the online survey of 1,500 pregnant women and mums, have issued new guidelines to aid mums-to-be and parents about reducing risks of infection.Toxoplasmosis can infect any warm-blooded animal, but cats
Parents help create Tommy’s advice for premature birth|
By Kimberley Smith on 16/01/2012 in Labour & birth
Baby charity Tommy’s enlists the help of parents with premature babies to help prepare others for the arrival of an early baby
From tomorrow a new guide will be available to help prepare parents expecting a premature baby. Created by Tommy’s the baby charity, it contains information and advice as well as real life stories from parents who’ve been through the experience
AeroSafe mattresses for babies|
By Sarah Lawson on 02/08/2007 in Products
It's important to create a safe sleeping environment for babies and the new Rochingham range keeps it natural
One of the biggest concerns for new parents is the issue of safe sleeping for babies, and happily these days many more parents are aware of simple habits that can improve their child’s sleeping and reduce the risk of SIDS.Rochingham, one
Breastfeeding flashmob hits Manchester|
By Kimberley Smith on 22/06/2011 in Breast and bottle feeding
Breastfeeding rates on the up as mums take to the streets to raise awareness during National Breastfeeding Week
A group of mums have given a whole new meaning to the phrase “flashmob” in Manchester, this National Breastfeeding Week. To promote breastfeeding awareness, more than 100 mums descended on the Trafford Centre to breastfeed their babies in public
Cystic Fibrosis check now for all newborns|
By Maria Muennich on 01/12/2007 in Newborn health & safety
Early detection should help to provide more effective health care for those babies affected by the inherited disease
Good news for soon-to-be new parents, blood spot screening for CysticFibrosis (CF) is now available to all newborn babies in the UK as part of the heel-prick test.The most common life-threatening inherited disease in the UK, Cystic Fibrosis (CF
Cot death group back dummies|
By Laura Lee Davies on 22/06/2007 in Newborn health & safety
The Foundation for the Study of Infant Deaths have backed the latest research which claims a dummy during sleep can reduce the risk of cot death.
dummy if they do not appear to want it. For more information on this development, check out the new dummy advice for parents on the FSID website.ThinkBaby has several articles on baby sleeping including safe sleeping for babies.
BUMP - The Mother & Baby Show|
By motherandbaby on 22/05/2009 in forum
5th July - Hallmark Hotel, Handforth, Cheshire
BUMP - The Mother & Baby Show5th July 2009Hallmark Hotel, Hanforth (Formerly The Belfry Hotel)Stanley RdSK9 3LDBUMP is a must for ALL South Manchester & Cheshire mothers and mothers to be.Everything you need for a new baby or toddler. Under one roof
dadgear.com – A cool website for 'action' dads!|
By Laura Lee Davies on 27/04/2006 in Products
For dads who like to feel like Action Man rather than Mary Poppins, this website has the gear for you.
know a new parent who's used to rock climbing and skiing, but who hasn't realised yet just what an extreme sport being a dad can be!For more, check out the DadGear website.
Become a Nature Babycare Ambassador!|
By ThinkBaby on 07/12/2006 in Advertorial
We know you are all passionate about your family and that drives you on to look for products that are kind to your baby and help protect the environment for their future.
set up the Nature Babycare Ambassador Program. The program enables you to join forces with Nature Babycare and work to advance technology today delivering new and innovative products to parents for their families. Become a Nature Babycare Ambassador
Zita West's Home Midwife Service|
By Debra Stottor on 23/12/2008 in Labour & birth
Home help: meet Zita West’s ‘super midwives’ in the comfort of your own home
every day for 10 days. Sadly today the shortage of midwives in London means lack of visits, support and advice at a time when women most need it. Any new mother or parent will tell you going home with a new baby can be bewildering and a post