Your little one is home and parenting begins. As a parent, you are the most important person in your child’s life. You notice when your baby smiles for the first time, rolls over, sits, walks and begins to talk. These moments mean that your child is learning!

Babies grow and develop quickly during their first year of life – every day is a learning session. Here is a list of some things babies can do by 12 months of age. Remember that every baby is different. Your baby will develop at a rate that is right for him/her.

Risks Of Premature Births

There are several risks that come whenever your baby is born too early.  However good management and intervention given to the mother can lessen...

Bonding With Baby

Is Mother-Child Bonding Automatic After Delivery?

Babies are born ready to bond but that cannot be said of their mums who might experience a combination of feelings after delivery. It...

Taking Care Of Your Newborn

The Colic Massage Routine

This is an easy to follow routine that research shows will provide stimulation of the digestive system (through pressure and stroking) and relief of...

Handling a Newborn

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Baby Milestones & Well-Being

How to Clean your Baby’s First Teeth

Baby’s first teeth generally appear any time from around 5 months and 27 months and need to be kept healthy to allow your baby...

Crawling

Babies With Special Needs

Down Syndrome

The first physician to diagnose and describe this syndrome was known as John Langdon Down and thus the condition was named Down syndrome.  This...

Weaning

Unsafe Foods You Should Avoid Feeding Baby

As your baby grows, you introduce more solid foods, fruits, and snacks to the diet. Your child is learning to eat, so; the two...

Salt in Baby’s Food

Finger Foods

Resources

Vaccinations Special considerations

• Getting a jab is quite a scary time for most of us. To get your baby to have an easier time during vaccinations...

Treatment Options for Cleft Lip and Palate

Since this condition is present at birth, the doctor will have a plan of treatment depending on the severity of the symptoms. These treatment...

Common Questions on Newborn Care II

1. My baby has swollen eyes with yellow discharge, what should I do? This is usually caused by a blocked tear duct. Improper draining of...
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