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What do mums worry about?

‘What do mums worry about?’ – it’s more like what don’t mums worry about? Recent research by NUK has revealed the top thirty things that keep us up at night: 1.   Being too busy to give...

Kneepads for babies

Crawling is such an exciting milestone! Just as Columbus set out to discover the new world, so too does your baby; the pace is significantly slower but the navigational hazards are as plentiful. Babs...

Four tips on how to stop baby hiccups

Hiccups are caused by a sudden tightening of the diaphragm when we swallow too much air and in babies, as in adults, are completely normal. Hiccups in babies are very common due to the fact that babie...

Toddler refusing milk? Some advice to help

As your toddler begins to get a preference for certain foods and drinks, you may find that your toddler is refusing milk, she starts ‘turning her nose up’. As your toddler is still growing at a r...

How to spot meningitis in toddlers

Meningitis is a term that is used to describe an inflammation of the membranes that surround the brain and as it is a deadly disease, meningitis is a fear of every parent. An early diagnosis and trea...

How to cut babies nails

Newborns’ nails grow extremely quickly and although you may be tempted to cut them almost straight away, it is advisable that you wait until your baby is at least one month old before you attempt to...

How to care for an umbilical stump

When your baby is born the midwife will cut and clamp the umbilical cord leaving a short stump. In a week to ten days after the birth of your baby, the stump will shrivel up, turn black and drop off; ...