NEWBORN CARE

Looking after your precious little bundle during the first few weeks of their life.

routine three weeks

Routine for a two to three-week old

With many partners heading back to work two or three weeks after their baby is born, it can be an ... Read More
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Wonder week: Eight week old baby routine

Babies up to about four months of age generally sleep when they are fed and comfortable and are starting to ... Read More
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A day in the life of a one week old…

In the first few weeks after birth, your newborn will sleep much of the time, often waking two or three ... Read More
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Establishing a daytime routine for nine to 12 weeks olds

As your baby grows, feeding will have become established and your days might form a loose daytime routine. It might ... Read More
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Routine for a four to six-week old

In the first few weeks and months, it’s common for babies to wake for feeds at least two or three ... Read More
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Thrush and newborns

If you notice white patches in your baby's mouth that won't rub off, your baby most likely has thrush. Thrush ... Read More
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Penis care for newborns

Should I have my baby boy circumcised? The choice to circumcise a penis (that is surgically removing the foreskin (prepuce) ... Read More
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Your six week check-up

While the exhaustion and emotional demands of new motherhood are still very much present, six weeks generally marks the end ... Read More
Newborn screening tests

Screening tests for newborns

When you're in hospital, dazed and confused post-birth, it can be worrying to see doctors 'testing' your newborn. Don't worry, ... Read More
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Bathing your newborn

Bathing your baby can be a soothing, loving way to bond. To clean your baby from top-to-toe here’s our guide ... Read More
routine seven to 12 months

Routine for a seven to 12 month old

Expect two sleeps a day at six months, continuing to a baby’s first birthday, when one snooze may soon become ... Read More
Childcare options for newborns

Childcare options for newborns

One of the hardest tasks of finding childcare is to trust the person you’re handing your newborn to. Read all ... Read More
newborn sleep habits

Newborn baby sleep

One of the biggest and most stressed about developments throughout baby’s first year is how your baby is sleeping.  ... Read More
soothing a crying newborn

Soothing a crying newborn

If you think your baby’s incessant crying is frustrating, imagine not being able to communicate to others what is wrong ... Read More
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Leaving the house with a newborn

If you haven’t set foot outside since coming home with the baby (or even earlier if you had a home ... Read More
newborn skin conditions

Skin care for newborns

You might picture newborn skin as soft and sweet-smelling but you may be surprised by spots, dry areas, rashes, birthmarks ... Read More