Tag: babies

  • What’s The Big Deal About Baby Walkers?
    What’s The Big Deal About Baby Walkers?
    Baby walkers—are they good? Are they bad? Pediatric occupational therapist Sarah Russell explores the evidence surrounding the use of these devices to help us make our own informed decision.
  • Nutrition and Weaning
    Nutrition and Weaning
    Weaning can bring a number of questions to mind, especially if you’re a first-time parent. Pediatric nutritionist, Dr. Tanisa Kwanbunbumpen, shares some helpful information on introducing the right types of foods and how to identify any nutritional deficiencies.
  • Help! My Baby Dislikes Tummy Time
    Help! My Baby Dislikes Tummy Time
    Sarah Russell, a paediatric occupational therapist, discusses why tummy time is important for your baby, and how to make it more fun and rewarding for them.By Sarah RussellFrom those early days as a newborn to when they start crawling and sitting, tummy time is an important play position for your little ones. Playing on their […]
  • Awake windows for babies and toddlers
    Awake windows for babies and toddlers
      As a nurse, Ingrid shares the guidelines for how long a baby or toddler should spend awake or asleep.By Ingrid HanifenDo you know that the most common mistake parents make with their baby’s sleep is keeping the baby up for too long? As parents and caregivers, we assume that a baby will sleep when […]
  • Creating a Sleep Environment for Your Baby
    Creating a Sleep Environment for Your Baby
      In this article, Ingrid shares four hacks to improve your baby’s sleep.By Ingrid HanifenHow important is a sleep environment for your baby? Very! When babies are around 6-8 weeks of age, they can habituate. Habituation in very young infants is a form of self-soothing in which babies block out outside stimuli by shutting their eyes, […]
  • Parenting with Playfulness and Respect
    Parenting with Playfulness and Respect
    Suzi explains how her childhood experiences led her to discover the concept of respectful parenting and the tools we can use to connect with and understand our children.By Suzi ChaemchangWhen I became a new mother I asked everyone for advice. I spent hours scrolling social media mum groups and websites seeking the right way to […]