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  1. Bonding and attachment

    Helping children thrive The bond (attachment, connection) is the unique emotional relationship between you and your baby. If a parent or carer is responsive to a baby’s signals or cues and communicates with them from birth onwards, a baby will develop a secure attachment. Communication…
  2. Baby blues

    Our children’s health is closely linked As parents whether you are a single parent, a mum, dad or carer we all want to do what’s best to keep our children safe, fit and well. However, it can be easy to forget about our own health…
  3. Sticky eyes & eye care

    ‘Sticky eyes’ are common in newborn babies and young children while their tear ducts are developing. You may see some sticky stuff in the corner of the eyes or their eyelashes may be stuck together. It normally clears up on its own, but you may…
  4. Sleeping

    Patience, praise and peace There are many different reasons why babies do not sleep. It is normal for a baby at six weeks old not to sleep through the night. Feel confident in yourself to know whether your child is really distressed or just restless.…
  5. Nappy rash, cradle cap & eczema

    A common problem that’s easy to treat Nappy rash Nappy rash is very common and can affect lots of babies. It is usually caused when your baby's skin comes into contact with wetness that collects in their nappy. A nappy rash causes your baby's skin…
  6. Flat head syndrome

    Sleep on his back and let him play on his tummy Flat head syndrome can occur in the womb or can be caused by a baby sleeping, resting and playing in one position. Many babies develop a flattened head when they are a few months…
  7. Jaundice

    What is newborn jaundice? Jaundice is a common condition in newborn babies that causes yellowing of the skin and the whites of the eyes. In black and brown-skinned babies, the yellowing may be more difficult to see and visible only in the palms of the…
  8. Crying & colic

    Understanding why All babies cry, especially in the first few weeks after birth. Crying is their way of letting you know they need something or are uncomfortable. They may need changing, they may be hungry or just need a cuddle. If your baby cries suddenly…
  9. Being sick & reflux

    A problem likely to get better on its own It is common for babies to bring up milk/be sick/vomit in the early weeks as they get used to feeding and their bodies develop. When your baby vomits a much larger amount It can be frightening…
  10. Help Feeding your baby

    The best start in life At birth, giving your baby a long cuddle: Skin to skin contact for up to one hour, calms both mum and baby, it regulates baby’s heart rate and temperature, and stimulates mothering hormones which helps to form a close bond…

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