Stimulating your baby|
By Laura Lee Davies on 20/08/2009 in Newborn development
Easy ways to share experiences and sensations with your baby from the earliest days.
much more than a tender touch, plenty of skin to skin contact and using your voice to soothe and stimulate your baby.Even if your pregnancy dreams of graduation day at Oxford or Cambridge haven't disappeared in a haze of sleepless nights, the building
What is the let-down reflex?|
By ThinkBaby on 07/05/2005 in Breast and bottle feeding
How milk release is stimulated
When your baby stimulates your nipple by sucking she triggers the automatic reflex that makes milk available in your breasts, the let-down reflex. The stimulation sends a message to the pituitary gland to release oxytocin. This hormone not only
Nature Sensations Cotside Gallery|
By Sarah Lawson on 29/09/2006 in Products
Stimulating pictures to amuse your baby while she drifts off to sleep.
A lot of research has been done into the early visual stimulants that babies respond to, and many parents are now familiar with the bold patterns and contrasting colours of many toys suitable from birth.The First Years have a Nature Sensations range
Review: Oxbridge Baby My First DVD|
By Sarah Lawson on 13/06/2006 in Baby Reviews
A developmental DVD to entertain and stimulate the minds of babies and toddlers, and be fun at the same time.
Oxbridge Baby: My First DVD Gentle stimulation to entertain and help your child begin to developNot much to fault unless your toddler’s already onto video games and brash TV cartoons! Features: 40-minutes of little ‘sketches’, an on
Wee Gallery Cards|
By Laura Lee Davies on 30/12/2008 in Baby development
Check out these beautiful black and white images which can gently help your new baby's mental stimulation
babies find a greater sense of calm, and that the brain stimulation to be gained from looking at these patterns is extremely valuable.Wee Gallery (parents Dave Pinto and Surya Sajnani) have created these cards not only to be a fun, intimate activity you
Soft Play Zone’s Developmental Play Mat|
By Louise Rogers on 07/07/2006 in Baby development
A soft play mat that's practical and stimulating as well as fun for your baby.
your baby on this). The 12 interlocking pieces can be put together in any permutation you wish, great for stimulating your baby’s curiosity, and after use they pack away neatly into their own bag, ready to stow in the car when visiting relatives
The First Years' new Nature Sensations toys|
By Laura Lee Davies on 28/06/2006 in Products
From six months, the latest Nature Sensations toys offer bright, pretty stimulation that's fun for babies and toddlers.
Push Along Turtle £6.75The First Years group has a wonderful new range of early toys for small children called Nature Sensations.Encouraging touch and feel as well as visual stimulation, the theme is the natural world, with animal and insect
Baby's first toys|
By Laura Lee Davies on 23/12/2007 in Newborn development
Your baby's first playthings are meant to amuse and delight, but some can help stimulate more than just giggles.
baby to handle, but if they are better suited to babies who can sit up, then don't push them on a younger child in the hope it will advance their mental stimulation. It is better for your child to find easy amusement than to fail to understand something
What is Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome?|
By Laura Lee Davies on 31/12/2007 in IVF & fertility treatments
OHSS can affect women who are taking drugs to stimulate their egg production, but what is it?
and dealt with accordingly.How do you know if you are suffering from OHSS?For a start, do not worry about the possibility, even, of OHSS unless you are on drugs to stimulate ovarian production.Depending on the severity of the condition, the symptoms appear
Brain-storming t-shirts for mums|
By Laura Lee Davies on 11/04/2006 in Products
Groebaby have come up with the simple but brilliant idea of putting bold, stimulating images on t-shirts for babies to gaze at.
It's all very well to have development-enhancing mobiles and toys around your house, but we love the direct approach of Groebaby, who make t-shirts featuring brain-stimulating designs for parents to wear when rocking their babies!Heidi Mc