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Baby proofing your home

On average, babies start to crawl at around eight months, although some may get moving even earlier. And once they find their moving skills… they’ll be off! Even if crawling is a while off for you...

Why Do Babies Get Colic?

This is a very good question. Unfortunately, it’s one that no one really knows the answer to! Colic is one of parenting’s biggest mysteries. There are many theories around why babies get colic, bu...

Dummies and Pacifiers: An analysis for mums

Dummies, pacifiers… whatever you want to call them, are a tricky subject. You have people who absolutely swear by them, others who aren’t that fussed either way and some who think they are the wor...

Introducing your newborn to your older child

Bringing a new baby into your family is a big transition for everyone, and there will no doubt be a wide range of emotions on all parts. You’ve already explained to your first-born that they will be...

What’s in a name?

One of the many exciting things about becoming a parent for the first time, or welcoming a new addition to your family, is choosing a name for your baby. You may have family names that are passed down...

Tips for Soothing a Colicky Baby

Colic is a bit of a mystery and there are various possible reasons for babies experiencing the discomfort associated with it. It's hard to see your little one suffering from colic – but there are ma...

What is Infant Colic?

What is Infant Colic? Colic in babies, otherwise known as infant colic, is defined as episodes of crying that may last for more than three hours a day, for more than three days a week. Often, the cry...

Common Myths About Infant Colic

Colic in itself is a mystery. No one really knows why babies suffer from it. While there have been a gazillion studies and years and years of research… it’s just one of those things. (more...

Infant Colic Awareness Month

September is Infant Colic Awareness Month. With one in five babies being affected by colic, at Infacol we believe it’s important to create awareness of this sometimes confusing subject. This is why ...

Double trouble? Tips for Coping with Twins

So, you’ve welcomed two little bundles of joy into the family. Twenty little fingers and twenty little toes… two times the feeding, twice as much washing, double the nappy changes! One can be toug...