Your baby remembers the music you played in pregnancy|
By Kimberley Smith on 09/03/2011 in Newborn development
Babies have memories of music they heard in the womb, new research finds
, even though they hadn’t heard it for six weeks,” said Carolyn Granier-Deferre, one of the researchers.Your baby’s hearing develops in the final three months of pregnancy and in the month before birth, it’s almost complete. But experts have advised mums
Review: Pop-up Rumble in the Jungle|
By Laura Lee Davies on 08/03/2007 in Products
Giles Andreae's and David Wojtowyca's colourful animal book now comes in pop-up form!
giraffes in a cartoon, or real, smelly, bottom-scratching animals at the zoo. And stories about animals appeal from six months onwards. Lilting storylines that trip easily off your tongue make them fun to read aloud, and if they have great pictures
Mums-to-be expect to lose their baby weight within six weeks|
By Kimberley Smith on 31/05/2011 in Back in shape
Unrealistic post-baby weight loss expectations blamed on celebrities as most new mums admit shifting pregnancy pounds is harder than they expected
Celebrity new mums have given pregnant women an unrealistic idea of post-baby weight loss, according to a new survey. A poll of 1,421 mums who had given birth in the past six months found that 84% wanted to lose their baby weight but 51% admitted
How long will it take for my periods to return???|
By Lisa Edwards on 31/12/2006 in forum
, though medical opinion suggests that waiting until the period a) makes it more reliable to give a proper due date and b) waiting three to six months before trying again allows your body to get back on track.If you had a m/c so early, it may well be down
Babysigning online course|
By Laura Lee Davies on 24/07/2006 in Baby development
Check out this useful online babysigning course to help you and your baby learn the magic of communication before he can talk!
speech or hearing impairment. The sign for 'please'Before any child can speak, they can learn simple signs to tell you their tummy hurts, they're hungry, they need a new nappy! It can be used from the early months right up to when they begin to speak
Know-how: Baby Snuffles|
By Laura Lee Davies on 30/11/2007 in Newborn health & safety
Heavy breathing and noisy gurgles aren't always a sign of a baby cold, but what might these sounds relate to?
In winter it is easy for babies to pick up colds and runny noses just like the rest of the family. For ideas about how to keep sickness at bay, make sure you check out our tips for winter family health. If a baby less than six weeks old develops a
Pink celebrates her mummy milestone on Twitter|
By Kimberley Smith on 22/02/2012 in Celebrity
New parents Pink and Carey Hart finally turn a corner with their baby girl Willow Sage
Popstar Pink has been celebrated on Twitter after her 8-month-old daughter Willow Sage finally got the hang of sleeping through the night.“Six whole glorious hours of sleep!..speaking in full sentences again-life looks doable. i may go find a
Three fab foods for weaning your baby|
By Joanne Lumsden on 01/02/2011 in First steps to weaning
Your baby is ready for weaning, but what’s on the menu? Read our guide to the safest first foods for your little one
foods are thought to be linked with the development of allergies if they’re introduced too early. Although babies should be able to stomach most foods from six months, it’s wise to start with those that are least likely to trigger a
Men: Trying for a baby|
By ThinkBaby on 11/06/2007 in Before you try to conceive
Women understandably place a lot of personal importance on getting pregnant, but what about their partners?
're full of women, but there are some other blokes in there - honest!Six months and still nothing?If you have been trying for six months and your partner isn't pregnant yet, rest assured that alarm bells rarely start to even ring quietly until 12 months
Dishwashers versus sterilisers: the lowdown|
By Cheryl Freedman on 19/02/2011 in Food safety
It's all too tempting for tired mums to swap the steriliser for the dishwasher when it comes to cleaning bottles and teats. But is it really safe for baby?
?Parents are advised to use a steriliser for any feeding equipment used before six months (including breast pumps and dummies), and for bottles and teats until 12 months. After this age, it's OK to use a dishwasher (though you should be aiming to wean him off bottles