All posts tagged: baby

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How can I keep my baby cool in the hot weather?

Here’s a few ideas to help during the heatwave… ventilation and shade try to keep your baby out of the sun close the curtains during the day to keep the heat out don’t cover your baby’s pram with a blanket – use a parasol or sunshade instead so the air can still circulate use a fan – you can also fan over ice cubes to circulate some cold air water cool baths, especially in the evening paddling pool in the shade during the day use a water spray and wet flannel if your baby is hot and uncomfortable offer water to drink to bottle-fed and older babies clothing reduce the bedding – this could mean changing to a thin sleeping bag or just using a sheet change their clothing to something light and loose or strip them down to a nappy if that makes them more comfortable other practical measures cuddles – some babies can be clingy because they feel uncomfortable older babies may want to be popped down on a cool mat breastfeed your …

2. Your Baby, Your Family

Providing postnatal support and sessions for those early days, weeks, months with your baby is one of my passions. As a qualified postnatal practitioner, I have worked with parents for a number of years. My practice is based on research, experience and the different needs of parents to provide you with good information, coping strategies and reassurance. My role is not to tell you what to do or how to parent. I am here to listen, to provide ideas and perspective. With calm reassurance, I am here to help you with ongoing strategies and plans so you can find what works for you and your family. All of my postnatal sessions are about small groups and 1:1 sessions with conversation, offloading, questions and easing isolation. Postnatal Sessions Postnatal ConsultationsTo focus on your individual needs as a parents with good information, support and reassurance:new baby | baby sleep | being a mum | feeding | weaning | birth debrief | changing relationships | going back to work Baby MassageWelcoming, supportive and friendly groups with conversation and an …

Family Directory – families with babies & toddlers

The Family Directory is an essential guide to the best services and practitioners for parents, along with a range of brilliant gifts and products for families. These practitioners provide a range of sessions and support for families with babies and toddlers. For life with your baby and toddler, I have courses and consultations to give you essential knowledge and skills and to focus on you as an individual. Mother Cuppa – a weekly group session with tea, cake, conversation, questions and reassurance for parents with a bump or a baby Baby Sleep Consultations – information, ideas, coping strategies and reassurance for tired parents Baby Sleep Workshops & Weaning Workshops – small groups at the Wow Centre in Newcastle Postnatal Consultations for practical information as well as support, reassurance and coping strategies for the challenges I am based in the North East and I work with parents everywhere. The North East Sling Library – sling hire and consultations for parents across the North East Branch Counselling Service– for parents across Tyneside Tumbles & Grumbles Baby & Toddler First …