Parenting

Product Review: Philips AVENT Natural Glass Bottles

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Name of the Product Philips AVENT Natural Glass feeding bottles which come in two sizes:  120ml and 240 ml. Age Group it’s for From birth through to whenever bottles are stopped, preferably by 12 months of age. What does the product do? Both sizes of these AVENT Philips bottles are a new take on feeding… Read More »

Expert Interview: Dr. Richard Parkinson

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Kids and Contact Sports Mybabybaby expert interview with Dr. Richard Parkinson Our understanding of the brain has never been greater, particularly how the brain reacts to unnecessary force and trauma. Dr. Parkinson is a Sydney based neurosurgeon with a special interest in sports related injuries. This is an area of particular concern for parents of… Read More »

Expert Interview: Play – it’s not just about fun

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  Expert Interview with Jo Jackson King My Babybaby is always interested in seeking out experts involved in caring for children and their families. This month we speak with Jo Jackson King, whose training and expertise is in Occupational Therapy. Jo specialises in supporting families with children and she is passionate about maximising children’s potential… Read More »

Blended Families – Learning to Love your New Partner’s Children

Blended Families – Learning to Love your New Partner’s Children

Building relationships with children who aren’t biologically our own is often a challenge. It can be really hard to know where to start and how to get it right. Balancing genuine interest with not wanting to appear too eager can take some careful manoeuvring.  Children of course, are masters at sensing if an adult is… Read More »

New Baby Weight Gain – What’s Normal When Breastfeeding

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On average   babies   regain their birth weight by around two weeks after birth.  Prematurity, birth history, jaundice, or illness can all slow weight gain. But an increase in weight after birth is important and importantly, shows that the baby is growing. Babies gain weight when the amount of energy they’re getting in feeds exceeds their… Read More »