Finger Foods for Babies
Between the age of 7 to nine months you may introduce finger foods to your child to give more texture and colours to their diet
Finger foods for babies should have certain characteristics so the baby can eat it easily. It is preferable that the food is softer. Whatever the food is it is a good idea to chop it up into small...
Tips For Comforting Teething Babies
Some babies do not feel any discomfort at all when teething but others feel a cutting pain that is only relieved by gnawing on something. Do not let your child chew on anything that can break into smaller bits that can be swallowed or that has sharp edges that could harm the child’s mouth. Instead, give your...
Symptoms of whooping cough
The symptoms of whooping cough usually take between six and 20 days to appear after infection with the Bordetella Pertussis Bacterium. This delay is known as the incubation period.
Whooping cough is very much in the media as more and more children are dying due to contracting this disease which had been thought to have...
Ofsted nursery ratings published
Parents will now be able to compare local nurseries and childminders by looking through the ratings on the Government website Ofsted launched today.
Parents can now compare nurseries and childminders in their area on the Ofsted website to help them decide where to send their children. From 27.11.2012 the education...
Tips on what foods to give your baby as they grow
From 0-6 months
Breast milk or infant formula. ‘Follow-on’ formula is not suitable for babies under six months, you don’t need to introduce it after six months either.
Introducing solid foods before six months: if after checking with your health visitor or doctor,...
Weaning Your Baby
Weaning is the word used to describe when a baby makes the transition from the breast or the bottle to eating solid food. This is a process that might take some patience and there is no set rule about how long it can take because each individual human is different.
Weaning can be an exciting time for you and your...