By Debra Stottor on 04/12/2008 in Newborn sleep
The first year of your baby's life brings all kinds of erratic sleep patterns - for your child AND you! Here are tips for common problems
If the mere thought of getting your baby to sleep through the night (or at least some of it) brings you out in a cold sweat, fear not. Some disturbed nights are part and parcel of being a new parent. Read this advice to help you and your baby achieve a better night’s rest. My 10-...
By Debra Stottor on 01/12/2008 in Breast and bottle feeding
It isn't always easy but if you can get over a few hurdles, breastfeeding is great for baby and for you. Here are a few tips for common concerns
On the face of it, it’s the most natural thing in the world, but in reality many women encounter problems along the way, not to mention conflicting advice. If you are having trouble but want to give breastfeeding a go, check out overcoming breastfeeding problems and read on here ...
Talkback: Troubleshooting: Weaning at 7-9 months|
By Mary Jane on 06/07/2011 in forum
Or you could do baby-led weaning and not have any of the problems described above. Also avoid fruit, there are no health benefits to fruit....
Or you could do baby-led weaning and not have any of the problems described above. Also avoid fruit, there are no health benefits to fruit. If you don't want your baby to have a sweet tooth, don't give it sweet things! Root vegetables contain all the sugar and carbs necessary.
Troubleshooting: Weaning at 7-9 months|
By Christina Hilliard on 03/08/2012 in Feeding a 7-9 months baby
Moving your baby on to solids isn't always a smooth process – here are some tips to overcome common weaning problems
My baby hates lumps, but is getting too old to still be on purées. What can I do?Assuming your baby has been eating a variety of purées for at least two weeks, he should be ready for a bit more texture. Babies who have spent a long time eating just purées can find the move to mor...
Breastfed babies cry… more?|
By Kimberley Smith on 11/01/2012 in Breast and bottle feeding
New research claims breastfed babies are more likely to be cranky and take longer to settle than their formula fed counterparts
their cues for food and other desires or discomforts. Find out more about breastfeeding and troubleshoot any difficulties.Read more...Lily Allen's leaksNursing tops for fashion concious mumsWhen baby's off his milk
Toddlers who won't stay in a high chair|
By Laura Lee Davies on 16/09/2007 in Your toddler
All feeding and high chairs are designed to be secure, but what if your toddler just won't get in them in the first place?
special seat to reach the table. They don't want to sit in a chair they associate with BABIES!Troubleshooting at teatimeIf your feeding chair has a removeable tray, try taking it away and pulling the chair up to the table so they feel more involved
ThinkBaby forum update|
By Sean Fishpool on 18/09/2009 in forum
New features and a tidyup
, in this forum help guide Need help?If you have any trouble, please do ask on this thread, but read the troubleshooting section at the bottom of the help guide, first.Feel free to post a message on this thread to try out the new functions, if you like. All
How Much Sleep Does Your Baby Need?|
By Sarah Lawson on 23/03/2009 in Newborn sleep
Whether your newborn is a champion napper or you can't get your six-month-old to sleep, how much shut-eye should your baby have?
to avoid changing his nappy as this will rouse him much more than he needs to be for a quick feed and it might prove more difficult to get him back to sleep.You might also find these articles useful:Helping your newborn get enough sleepTroubleshooting: your
How to introduce lumps|
By joanne Lumsden on 11/10/2012 in Feeding a 7-9 months baby
Mastering lumpy food is essential for your baby's development. Here's how to make the transition go smoothly
quite quickly to offering food mashed with a fork or chopped into small pieces. Just remember never to leave your baby unattended while she’s eating in case she chokes. Seven ways to solve fussy eatingTroubleshooting guide to weaningGot a messy eater