What would you have loved to know… BEFORE your pregnancy? BEFORE giving birth? BEFORE the first nappy?… from those who’ve walked the path before you?
Through our funny video series, you will discover anecdotes from other parents about their parenthood journey. Let’s spread the word and ensure our future parents never enter into this thing blindly.
Baby Skin Types
At birth, babies have an immature skin barrier. Your baby’s skin is highly delicate and vulnerable to daily outside attacks, and does not reach the first stage of maturity until the age of two. Between birth and age two, a baby’s skin is not yet able to retain the proper level of moisture it needs for its cells to function properly.
Since skin provides protection and aids sensory development, it needs specific care and your full attention from the time your baby is born. In order to give your baby’s skin the care it needs each day, you need to be able to recognize your baby’s skin type.
Discover your baby’s skin type
In Australia, eczema-prone skin affects 1 child in 3.
Easy to identify, it translates by extremely dry skin and sometimes red patches.
Hereditary factors are surely the most significant factors. This is valuable knowledge to have, since it will enable you to undertake preventive care, from birth onward, that could reduce the risk of your child developing eczema-prone skin by 33% to 50%1.
Discovering some small yellow patches on your baby’s lovely head? This is cradle cap.
It is one of the common skin conditions in infants, so no need to worry! Around two thirds of babies1 are affected by it. Cradle cap can appear very early in the first weeks of life and last from a few days to a few months, then disappear completely at around 2 years of age, although sometimes it may last longer.
Urine, stools, rubbing nappies… The very sensitive skin of your baby’s bottom is subject to many external stresses, on a daily basis. It is therefore essential to clean this area at each nappy change with wipes or cleansing water and to apply a nappy cream to prevent from irritation.
Toilet training. Is your child Toilet Aware or Toilet Ready?
Knowing when your toddler is ready for toilet training can be challenging. You might not know what signs will tell you exactly how they’re feeling and when they want to transition from using nappies to using the toilet. First off, you should have an understanding of the difference between your toddler being toilet aware and…
How to choose the right childcare for your baby
Heading back to work after having a baby involves a lot of planning and preparation. And one of the most important things you’ll need to arrange is someone to look after your child. These days there are numerous options to choose from; long daycare, family daycare, nannies and au pairs to name a few. Whichever…
Managing sleep routines over Christmas
Chris Minogue has shared her tips for managing your little one’s sleep over the busy Christmas period. As always, there are some practical tips that will make life much easier for all.
Meet the Cubo Ai 💛
When setting up your nursery, one of the most important things on your list will (or should) be a baby monitor. Once upon a time they were often deemed non-essential, but many parents now realise the freedom and peace of mind that a baby monitor can provide! Whether your baby’s room is on the other…