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5 things in your home that could be affecting your child’s health

As parents we want to do everything we can to protect our little ones and keep them safe. We buy the best car seats, we hold their hand to cross the road and teach them not to talk to strangers. But did you know sometimes there can be hidden dangers lurking in your own home that could be potentially dangerous to their health? Things such as mould, dust mites and humidity can be affecting your...

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Fostering your baby’s creativity at home.

Our babies are developing their imagination and creativity from a young age through play and exploration. Whilst they won’t be picking up musical instruments or paint brushes just quite yet – by engaging with them in creative activities, we are setting up a supportive foundation for our little ones.  Plus, musical and artistic play is not only a good way to develop their creativity and imagination but also their motor skills, spatial awareness, vocal skills...

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4 fun baby activities for cognitive and motor development

Our babies are naturally curious and as they engage with the world around them through play, they are actually developing their thinking, feeling, communication, understanding and memory skills.  They love our attention, our interaction and our positive reinforcement and our little ones look to us to help them understand and grow. So, activities are a great way to give your baby time to explore and play with your attention and praise at the ready.  Try...

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3 at home activities for bonding with your baby

When it comes to bonding with your baby, nothing is better than some skin-to-skin, cuddles and gazing into their eyes. Bonding is not only a really nice time to feel connected with your baby, but it’s also crucial for their physical and mental development. As we bond with our little ones, we are actually setting up a safe and secure foundation and environment for them to explore, play and learn. So, as our little ones...

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Hygiene and Keeping Clean

Little One’s nappies: Big on quality low on price

Nappies are the unsung hero of parenthood. They’re there from day 1 and keep the sh*t from hitting the fan. Literally. But we never really give them much thought – until we run out of them (or there’s a dreaded 💩 explosion). Woolworth’s range of Little One’s nappies offer up to 12 hours absorbency* to help your baby stay comfy and dry – which means they are big on quality but remain low on price. They’re...

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Signs & Symptoms

6 things you need to know about reading the signs… (in the first year)

Whether it’s your baby or yourself, looking out for signs and symptoms is very important. The body is an incredible machine and it’s programmed to send signs and cues to alert you when something isn’t quite right. Remember to always trust your gut, when something doesn’t feel quite right, it’s probably not. Always ask the questions – there are no silly questions when it comes to the health of you and your baby! Here are...

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Safe Sleep

Sleeping bags for babies with hip dysplasia

One of the joys of bringing home a new baby is having the chance to try out some of the adorable things you’ve collected during nesting. However, finding out your baby needs to wear a harness due to their hip displacement treatment can be a very emotional time. Feeling like you have to forgo all those gorgeous carriers and swaddles can be disheartening. We love that ergoPouch creates products that truly meet the needs of...

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Self Care

10 nourishing foods for postpartum recovery

In those early days and weeks after welcoming your baby, your own nutrition is often the last thing on your mind. We’re so caught up in that endless sleeping-feeding-pooping cycle (theirs, that is), that our needs usually get pushed to the side. However, we’re here to remind you that looking after yourself during this period is just as important as caring for that precious bundle in your arms. Nutrition is incredibly important during the postpartum...

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