Your Baby

Getting to know your newborn is so sweet. Advice for new mums and dads about newborn care, crying, breastfeeding, baby bathing and skincare, newborn sleep, baby health, first immunisations, colic, reflux and more!

Cry Baby, Cry: Learning a Baby’s Language

From a whisper, to a sing-song call, to a stern command, adults enjoy a wide range of communication strategies. Babies have only one most powerful strategy for communicating all their needs and feelings to you—crying.

How babies learn language

Learning a language involves listening, understanding, and speaking. Primary caregivers play a pivotal role in guiding the way a baby learns these processes.

The importance of joint attention

Joint attention is important in terms of communication skills and is a main focus of development for infants between 8 and 12 months of age.

The gift of being bilingual

More children in the world are raised bilingual than monolingual. Yet the science in this area, with respect to educational achievement in reading and writing, is relatively new.

Best ever routine for tired mums

Ben Warren of holistic health and nutrition company BePure answers that age-old question asked by mums everywhere: “why am I so tired, and how can I get more energy?”

Safety first

What’s safe to do during breastfeeding, and what’s not? We set the record straight.

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