Sleep. You never know how much you appreciate it until it’s taken away! And unfortunately pregnancy can be a time when sleep feels like an impossible goal. There’s those frequent trips to the loo, plus fluctuating hormone levels, heartburn, restless leg syndrome, stress and a growing baby changing the shape of your body.
Babies and toddlers need lots of sleep every single day, and more than they can get overnight. Which means napping, and plenty of it! Your little one will need to nap during the day to stay happy and healthy, and to grow and develop. And it even gives you a little peace and quiet or an opportunity to get a few jobs done.
Weaning your baby from the breast is an important step in their development, but it’s not always an easy change to make. Try and make it as smooth as possible, it’s important to know when to wean, how best to do it and what to do if your baby refuses.
A high bump for a boy, a low bump for a girl. That’s what everyone says, right. But is it really true? And what does a high bump or low bump actually mean? Let’s find out.
Many parents choose to co-sleep with their baby, whilst others have it thrust up them. Either way, co-sleeping can feel more secure and can have benefits, but there can be risks too. Here we look into the safety concerns around co-sleeping as well as how you can reduce any potential risks.