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How can grandparents and extended family bond with my child?

 Your parents love their grandchild, but you can't help wondering if they're spending enough time together. Meanwhile, you're busy juggling work, nursery and trying to spend time with your little one. Is it okay for your extended family to help out? How can you make it a bonding experience for ...
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How can I teach my child to bake healthy recipes?

Baking is one of life's most simple pleasures, no matter how old you get. It's therapeutic, it's satisfying, and it's also a fantastic way to bond with your preschool child, while teaching them valuable life skills. But baked goods do have a bit of a reputation for being full of sugar and fat, ...
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Can I breastfeed with inverted nipples?

Before you had your baby, you thoroughly looked forward to the moments of closeness that breastfeeding would bring. The moments where you could take time to relax, bond with your little one, and help to send them into a blissful milk slumber. But once you actually had your baby, you realised th...
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What does my newborn's sleep look like? (Week 3)

 Looking at your little one asleep in their crib, you feel a rush of deep love surge through you, but you also feel relieved, relieved that they've finally fallen asleep and you can have a rest. Yes, the cuddles are wonderful, you're enjoying the bonding that breastfeeding brings, and they do all s...
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What's the difference between pumped milk and breastfeeding?

With a baby on the way, you'll be stocking up on all of the equipment you could possibly need, including a cot, some baby-friendly toys, a few adorable babygrows, lots of nappies, and much, much more. But a couple of items you may be a little stuck on are breast pumps and bottles for milk. If I plan...
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Should I sleep with my infant in the same bed?

When you have a new baby, the feeling of love you have towards them is indescribable. All you want to do is be close to your little one, stare at them all day long, give them as many cuddles as possible and increase the bond you share in any way you can. However, although it may feel natural to be ...
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How can I encourage my baby to talk?

Every day that passes since becoming a parent, you’ve been getting to know your baby boy more and more. It’s not an over exaggeration to say that in every moment that has passed, your bond to him has grown even stronger. He giggles whenever you talk to him, he smiles whenever you laugh. And...
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Should I be massaging my baby?

Whether you like to treat yourself to a full-body massage at the spa or you're able to convince a partner or friend to knead those knots out of your back, there's nothing more relaxing and aligning than a good massage. But is the same true for babies? Do babies enjoy massages? Are massages good or b...
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How can non-breastfeeding partners bond with their baby without a bottle?

Your baby has been home for some two weeks now, and in your eyes, they are perfect. All you want to do is spend time cuddling them and getting to know them. But as the non-breastfeeding parent, you can't help feeling that you aren't spending as much time with them as you would like. You know that yo...
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