BEST IDEAS AND BETTER TIPS
12 Useful Tips For Babies
Using snail baby nail cutters is a safer way of clipping nails as cutting is more precise
Wrapping babies in wraps made from fabric with a small amount of elastine in it helps keep them wrapped more firmly
Use socks on hands at night to prevent babies scratching their faces
If a baby starts to rub its nose or tug at its ear it may be getting tired so you both may benefit from winding down activities ready for a nap
If a baby attempts to talk to you, react immediately. Talk back, then give them the chance to take their turn to talk. What we notice we get more of
A daily walk can provide opportunities for stimulation, social interaction and the rocking motion can put babies to sleep if tired
There are some fantastic apps available to help you learn more about where your baby is at developmentally. For example: The Wonder Weeks
For breast feeding mums, cabbage leaf therapy may be useful to reduce breast engorgement. Warm compresses also help. And cool compresses can reduce pain
Keeping babies close can be settling for them and expose them to a greater level of language
If a baby arches his or her back its a sign of discomfort. A baby has a limited ability to move so may benefit if you change their position
To get great photos get down low and get in close. Recording interactions with others can be a winner
If a baby's fists are clenched during feeding its a sign he or she is hungry. As their fist open its a sign they're becoming less hungry
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