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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 …

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Your Pregnancy, Birth & New Baby Guide

This guide is packed full of information, ideas and tips for you during pregnancy, for birth and as you adjust to life with your new baby. Your 1st, 2nd & 3rd Trimesters Pregnancy Again Your Body Antenatal Checks Food, Exercise & Mental Health Your Birth Plan Your Birth Bag Relax & Breathe Positions For Labour & Birth Going Over Your Due Date Are You Ready For Labour & Birth? Preparing For Your New Baby Overview Of Labour & Birth Positions For Labour & Birth Relax & Breathe Birth Support Labour & Birth Checklist Essentials For Induction Essentials For Caesareans Birth Debrief Preparing For Your New Baby Meeting Your Baby Early Days Newborn Sleep Finding Your Feet As A Parent Your Body After Birth Reasons To Babywear Breastfeeding – The First 6 Weeks Breastfeeding Challenges Why Women Stop Breastfeeding Expressing Basics Sterilising Basics Bottle Feeding Combination Feeding Health Professionals Pregnancy & Birth Words Links To Useful Organisations Written by Janine SmithAs an experienced antenatal and postnatal practitioner, I wanted to write a useful guide, something full …

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New Baby Essentials

Good information and reassurance is important as you find your feet your with your new baby. These pages focus on providing you with essential knowledge, tips and suggestions for life with your new baby… Popular Posts…Loneliness of motherhoodCan I cuddle my baby too much?Enjoy Every Second?Making a rod for my back

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Labour and Birth Essentials

Labour and birth can be about knowing what you can do to manage contractions and energy, to stay calm and to gather information. These pages focus on providing you with essential knowledge, tips and suggestions for labour and birth…

New Baby Essentials

These new baby essentials provide a range of information, ideas and tips to boost your knowledge and wellbeing throughout the early days and weeks with your new baby. Babies are not all the same and neither are parents so your need for information, support and reassurance as preparation and as you adjust to life with your new baby can vary. These guides provide a foundation of useful information so you know more of what to expect, what you can do and the questions to ask about your baby. Through this website and my social media accounts you can read practical articles and posts along with different experiences and comment about all things pregnancy, birth and early parenting. Working with parents since 2002 Say hello…Instagram | Linkedin Copyright: Janine Smith 2020