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The 3-6 Month Old: What to Expect

By now, you may have gotten into a groove with your little one, with a (tentative) nap and feed routine...on the other hand, sleep regressions are also common at this stage! Here’s what else might b...

Help! I Have a Clingy Baby!

First things first—‘clinginess’ is a totally normal part of development, and is perhaps not the most accurate term to describe this healthy phase in your little one’s life. Instead, ‘relatio...

6 Ways To Make Your Baby Smile

It’s not easy before your baby has learned to smile. We tend to use that upward curve to gauge our success as parents, because, really, verbal communication is a little on the thin side in the early...

Why Your Baby’s Head Smells So Good

Olfactory memory refers to the recollection of smells, the likes of which can send you hurtling down memory lane at rocket speed. I have a vivid memory of my daughter, just born, and the fragrance waf...

Why Does My Cat Want to Sleep Close to My Baby?

Cats are known for being complex creatures, and their moods and motivations are often indiscernible. This can be a little worrying when it comes to their strange preference for snuggling up close to y...

Hospitals Refusing to Reveal Baby Gender

The 20 week scan is a big deal; it gives you an idea of anomaly risk factors—and of course, you get to find out what you’re having, boy or girl. But the latter could no longer be part of the proc...

Baby Scan Manicures: Would You?

Nail art has been around forever—and what mum doesn’t love the brief pleasure of being treated to a manicure—but would you have your baby’s ultrasound pasted onto your fingers as part of the d...

When Will My Baby Belly Show?

Of course the first positive test, and then that momentous first ultrasound, is proof of something miraculous, but we can’t help but want something more visible to secure the fact that our babes are...