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How do I give my toddler intrinsic feedback instead of blank praise?

 Intrinsic feedback. More and more parents are getting behind this new form of communication. You may have heard this term before, but what's the meaning behind this buzzword that seems to have come out of nowhere? Isn't it enough to just praise your child? How do you give your toddler intrinsic...
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Is leaking from your nipples normal during pregnancy?

One day, as you're sitting in front of the telly, you notice that one of your breasts suddenly feels a bit damp. Low and behold, you find that your nipple is leaking a milky substance. While you've been preparing for breastfeeding once your baby arrives, you hadn't expected anything to leak from ...
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How do I breastfeed? And other rules?

How do I breastfeed? And other rulesOnce your baby arrives, you'll likely be keen to begin breastfeeding as soon as possible. But despite the fact that it's a natural process, breastfeeding isn't necessarily instinctive. It's a learned skill. You may try several times and, while your baby gets some ...
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Should I breastfeed my baby to sleep?

When you first began breastfeeding, you likely found that your baby would fall asleep once their belly was full and they'd had enough milk. And this was probably a pretty nifty trick if you needed a rest or some time to yourself. But as they get older, and can stay awake for longer, you'll notice th...
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How can I easily feed my vegetarian child?

Choosing to be a vegetarian is becoming a more popular lifestyle choice for many families and their children. In 2021, we know that meat just doesn't have to be a part of the picture if we don't want it to be! Whether you are choosing to bring up your child vegetarian, they have made the choice them...
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What formula milk do I choose?

For whatever reason – medical, lifestyle or comfort – you've decided formula milk is the best option for you and your baby. But once you arrive at the store in search of some formula, you find yourself overwhelmed by the many options. There's ‘powder', ‘ready to feed', cow's milk-based, ...
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What is a balanced baby diet?

Now that your little one is eating solid foods alongside breastfeeding or formula milk, you'll hopefully be enjoying their company at mealtimes. They may not always like the food that's put in front of them, and it might get a little messy at times, but when you get it right and they just devour the...
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What do I do if my baby is unconscious?

It's mid-afternoon, and you're propped up on the sofa with your baby in your arms, having just finished feeding. She seems satisfied, calm, and pretty much ready to settle down for her afternoon nap. But before you put her down for the afternoon, you need to get her cot ready. So, you leave you...
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416 What do I need to know about feeding my 2- 3 year old?

What do I need to know about feeding my 2- 3-year-old? By age two, your little one is becoming more independent at dinner time. They can use a spoon, drink from a cup with one hand and can eat a wide variety of foods all by themselves. They are, however, still learning how to eat properly when it...
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What do I need to know about feeding my 1 - 2-year-old?

You've just prepared a delicious feast, full of foods your toddler usually adores. But low and behold, once they're sat down at the table, they refuse practically everything – saying they're not hungry, saying they don't like it. They even refuse their dessert! Surely now that they're more active...
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