Naming your baby is one of the many decisions parents have to make. Should it be a family name? Should it be something different? Should it be Apple? Help is at hand.
Although we never want it to happen, children and infants do have medical emergencies. These can be very stressful, especially if you are not sure what to do. Knowing how to react, and where to start, are key in keeping calm and doing the right thing.
Parenthood can be a stressful and exhausting experience. There will be times when you need help and support. Confused about where to turn? Try this list of useful parenting websites.
People see babies in different ways. Some people look at them as though they are an alien from another planet, as though they are all the same or something to be feared. I disagree with all of these ideas.
Pregnancy is the biggest natural body change. The female body is designed for pregnancy, but even so having another little person grow inside can cause some discomforts. It is a time to look after your health.
The stages of labour are foreign territory for all new mums. Childbirth can be a bewildering experience if you don’t have the right information. Learn what to expect and how to cope with this guide.
I have another baby due soon. I look at my three year old son Jack who is going to become a big brother and wonder how this is going to affect him. I also think about how this is going to affect my partner, me and our family as a whole.
During pregnancy and childbirth the father/partner can play a vital role lending support and encouragement to the mother. Learn about the things that will make a real difference during pregnancy and the childbirth process.
The Internet can be used to find out about child development, education classes and also act as a tool for learning. You can see it as a worldwide library of child development resources in your own house.
As a Midwife and Nurse I have seen many children admitted to Hospital from accidents that could have been prevented. Most of them happen in a second like a cup of hot coffee being knocked off a table or a baby falling from a bed. It is hard to protect our children from every potential injury but there are some precautions we can take.