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How to Control Tantrums

Author: Wynter 319 0 0 0
10:21, 03 April 2013
How to Control Tantrums

Learn how to deal with tantrums

How to bond with your child during illness

Macmillan psychologist Dr Jonnie Raynes explains how to maintain your relationship if serious illness keeps you apart

The capital is an expensive city, no one will argue with this. Still there are things to do and places to go to that are free. Here are 5 free places to go to with your kids and have tons of fun!

3 Best Toys for Intellectual Development

While baby's playing with infant toys such as blocks, balls, and stacking cups, he's getting a sneak peek at math and science.

Breastfeeding

Author: Lexie 420 0 0 0
12:18, 02 April 2013
Breastfeeding

So it is pretty much drummed into us as new mums that "breast is best", but perhaps you weren't aware of some of the benefits. Apart from the obvious ones like its free, clean, sterile and easier to prepare, did you also know, that your baby is less likely to fall ill, as you are passing on valuable nutrients and antibodies through the milk.

Discover Children's Story Centre in London

Discover is a magical place in Stratford, East London for children aged 2 to 7 to visit with their families and friends, or in class groups with their teachers.

Bonding with your baby

Author: Cam 566 0 0 0
11:08, 02 April 2013
Bonding with your baby

Bonding with your baby may happen immediately, or it may take a while. Either way is just fine, as Bounty mums explain.

Preschools: About playgroups and preschool groups

When it comes to thinking about preschool childcare for your toddler or child it can be quite confusing.  Playgroups, preschools, nurseries - it is hard to know what the difference is between them and which is best for your child.

Petite Star Bubble

Author: Fiona 567 0 0 0
09:56, 02 April 2013
Petite Star Bubble

Petite Star Bubble Pushchair Review

Emergency procedures every parent should know

The essential first aid facts every mum should know to save your little one’s life if the worst should happen

Your Maternity Rights

Author: Nena 545 0 0 0
08:40, 02 April 2013
Your Maternity Rights

Financial considerations are part and parcel of all major life events and starting a family is no exception.
The good thing about pregnancy is that you have at least a few months to find out what benefits you’re entitled to and plan accordingly. If you’re working, the chances are you can get some form of maternity pay depending on your circumstances.
Don’t expect anyone to come and tell you all what’s what though – find out what you can get.

Newborn babies and sleep

Author: Zelda 504 0 0 0
08:15, 02 April 2013
Newborn babies and sleep

It can be difficult to know what to expect when you have a newborn baby, and sleep patterns are something that most parents take a great interest in. This page describes the basics of sleep - what to expect and what you can do to help develop good habits with your baby's sleeping.

In the early weeks, sleep is closely involved with feeding which is often every 2-3 hours. Babies of this age often sleep for 15-18 hours in 24 hours.

Preparing to breastfeed

Author: Irene 502 0 0 0
07:48, 02 April 2013
Preparing to breastfeed

Preparing to breastfeed is more about reading up and research than about physical preparation. Pregnancy hormones will do all the work of getting your breasts ready for breast feeding your baby and there's no need to rub in creams, scrub your nipples or massage your breasts in advance of the birth, despite the fact that you can buy special preparations that claim to help.

Early learning

Author: Vicky 618 0 0 0
13:10, 01 April 2013
Early learning

Here are a few typical questions on early learning replied. 

WWT London Wetland Centre

Author: Pru 302 0 0 0
12:26, 01 April 2013
WWT London Wetland Centre

London Wetland Centre brings the countryside to London and was recently voted the UK's Favourite Nature Reserve by the public in the Countryfile Magazine Awards 2012. Although close to the heart of the capital it is a haven of tranquility for both wildlife and people. 
It's indeed is an awasome place to spend a day with your little ones this spring!

A midwife’s view of hypnotherapy for labour

Birth for most women is a normal, natural event, so why is it that many women seem to fear their baby’s birthday rather than look forward to it? As a midwife I have seen many women actually enjoy their birth experience using hypnotherapy methods specially tailored for pregnant women and I was curious as to what made these women so different. How could I learn how to help other couples achieve the same?

10 pregnancy worries everyone has

Author: Layla 307 0 0 0
11:33, 01 April 2013
10 pregnancy worries everyone has

It’s common to feel concerned about damaging your unborn baby. But there’s almost certainly nothing wrong. P&b solves the issues that are keeping you awake at night 

Nappy rash explained

Author: Leanne 353 0 0 0
10:09, 01 April 2013
Nappy rash explained

What it is, and how to treat it

Is a home birth right for you?

Author: Krysten 273 0 0 0
08:52, 01 April 2013
Is a home birth right for you?

Home birth offers you the chance to have more control over your labour in a familiar environment but is it safe? We take a look at what’s involved

Toys for development

Author: Charlie 602 0 0 0
08:24, 01 April 2013
Toys for development

As every parent knows all too well, there are many, many toys out there for sale. It's worth choosing toys carefully rather than buying large quantities and not just because of the financial cost. If children have too many toys they tend not to settle down with anything in particular, and as your child grows their play will change.