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How do we solve nighttime fears?

‘Mummy, there's a monster under my bed . . . Daddy, I can hear scary noises coming from outside . . . I don't want to sleep in there, it's too dark . . . I'm scared!'Whether they're scared of monsters, frightened of the dark, or worried about things that go bump in the night, almost all ...
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My child keeps overreacting to trivial things. Is this normal?

You're in the supermarket, when your child accidentally bumps into a display. Suddenly they're on the floor screaming and crying- what an overreaction! This isn't the first time it's happened either. And good luck trying to say “no” to them - they'll act like the world is ending! You may ...
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How do I child-proof my home?

How do I child-proof my home? Oh dear! Even when you've locked all the bottom drawers, hidden sharp and fragile objects, and put bumpers on the table corners, your child has hurt themselves. They threw themselves onto the sofa, bounced right off, and landed on the floor with a thump. Even after ...
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What to do if my baby bruises themselves?

Hearing your baby cry out in pain after accidentally knocking into something or bumping their head is one of the worst feelings in the world. No parent wants to see their little one cry, and it's always a little distressing wondering whether they could have really hurt themselves in the process. ...
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What to do if my baby bumps their head?

How will I know if my baby has bumped their head, what are the symptoms?As a new mum, you've got a lot on your plate. One moment you're preparing formula and pumping breast milk, the next you're changing a dirty nappy or rocking your baby to sleep. And as you're so busy multi-tasking, you're startin...
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What do I do if my baby bumps their head?

In the last article we talked about how a parent can recognise when their baby has bumped their head, and the symptoms that their little one might experience in that scenario. However, this is by no means a small topic, so we thought it would be useful to explore this subject further, and cover what...
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How do I do basic baby first aid?

Once they're able to crawl and take those first few steps, even babies can pick up a few bumps and bruises along the way. More often than not, they won't do any serious harm to themselves, but as a parent, it's always reassuring to at least have a basic understanding of first aid for babies. Now, we...
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