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And The Winner is…… Project Baby Awards 2017

  Pushchair awards   Best First Pushchair GOLD – DIONO Quantum SILVER – CYBEX Bailos M BRONZE – Cosatto WOW Best Travel pram GOLD- BABYZEN YOYO+ SILVER GB Pockit+ BRONZE- HAUCK Featherweight All Terrain GOLD – PRIAM CYBEX SILVER – Out’n’About NIPPER BRONZE –  GRACCO EVO XT Travel System GOLD – Peg Perego – G Matic SILVER – CYBEX PRIAM BRONZE - Venicci Lightweight buggy GOLD – Mutsy NEXO SILVER –  BabyZen YOYO+ BRONZE - CYBEX MIOS Nursery Awards Best crib/co-sleeper/moses basket GOLD...

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Project Baby Award Categories

Project Baby will recongise the essential parenting products and brands that our readers love. Enter Here;-  Pushchair awards   Best First Pushchair Best Lightweight pram Best Double Pram Best convertible buggy (single to double) All Terrain Best Pram under £500 Travel System Lightweight buggy Car seat Awards Infant car seat Multi Stage car seats Family Car accessory Nursery Awards Best crib/co-sleeper/moses basket Best Sleep Accessory Best Nursery Accessory Best Baby Monitor Best Baby Rocker/bouncer/Swing Feeding  Best Breast pump (Electric) Best...

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Labour Bag – What to pack

Now’s the time to gather together all those essentials you’ll need during labour and after your baby’s arrival. Even if you’re not planning a hospital birth, you may need to go in unexpectedly, so try to have a bag packed by the time you are about 36 weeks pregnant.  What should I pack for labour?   Your birth plan and maternity notes.   Dressing gown.   Backless slip-on slippers   Socks.   Old nightdress or T-shirt to wear in labour.   Lip balm.   Snacks and drinks for...

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21 Jun 2017

Are we there yet?

Are we there yet? Are we there yet? You may hear that question many, many times while traveling to over the holidays, so we have some fun activities for holiday travel to help! While travelling with your little one may seem daunting and at times feel endless, with a little preparation you can make the time in a car (or plane) go by more smoothly. These ideas can be used again and again. Also think about keeping a travel kit...

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Toddler Tantrums
21 Jun 2017

Toddler Tantrums

Toddler tantrums are terrible​. ​For many parents,  they are inevitable. Learning how to deal with tantrums is an important life skill, and starts right from that moment in the kitchen or in a store where your toddler starts a meltdown. Managing tantrums effectively will help your child learn to cope with frustration and​ ​not getting ​their​ way, ​both​ now​ and​ as ​they​ grow up. The most common tantrum trigger is when a child hears ìnoî​ ó ​it represents rage at...

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Brown bear, brown bear…developing language through reading

Language is different from speech…Huh? Speech and language development are complex topics and we want to break it down into digestible ways that can help you as a parent support your child’s development. -For additional ways to support milestone development Here are some speech and language terms to help: • Speech includes articulation, fluency, rate, intonation, and volume. It’s the sound we make! • Language consists of three skills: expressive (talking), receptive (understanding) and pragmatic (social). It’s the full experience of communicating. • Expressive language includes the syntax and morphology of talking: syntax is word order and morphology is word parts. No, you won’t be...

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Top 5 Tips To Get The Most From Your Pediatrician Visits

    As a pediatrician for many many years, there are a few things I’ve seen that can make for a more effective visit – I want to share these with you!   1) Be prepared! I love when patients come with a list of questions or concerns. Write them down because often you will forget. Keep a running list on your phone or in a notebook between appointments. If you are asked to fill out any questionnaires, try to...

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Embrace the mess- 5 step weaning plan

Step 1 Giving your baby a taste for veg ñ it might be a challenge, and it probably won’t be love at first bite, but keep going and they’ll learn to love veggies for life. Start with single savoury flavours and try to avoid sweeter veggies by sticking to things like broccoli, carrots, cauliflower and peas. Step 2 Now your baby is enjoying their first veggies, itís full steam ahead to step 2 and introducing a whole world of new...

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That depends. There’s a clear link between stress and a difficulty in conceiving, but that doesn’t necessarily mean stress causes the difficulty. It is true that an inordinate amount of stress can lead to inhibited hormone function and a late or missed period every so often, but most researchers today believe that the main relationship between stress and infertility has to do with all of the side effects that stress can cause, so if youíre feeling stressed, it could be...

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Step Up Your  Routine During Pregnancy

Keeping Your Oral Health On Top Of Your Mind As you already know, your lifestyle and habits during pregnancy can affect your health as well as the health of your unborn baby. With all the things you need to be prepared for, your oral health may not exactly be top-of-mind. But maintaining the health of your teeth and gums is necessary to avoid the risk of developing pregnancy gingivitis and to establish good oral health long-term. Postpone Dental Care During Your First Trimester The...

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