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Levelling up - Bottle to Cup

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Levelling up - Bottle to Cup

It's time to get your little one onto using a cup! Offering water during mealtimes is a great way to avoid indigestion or, worse, constipation. If your baby can confidently handle a straw, we recommend the B.Box sippy cup. This style of cup is great to travel with because the unique two-way valve straw ensures it is fully leak-proof and means you won't end up with half of it in your bag. If your baby isn't quite up to using a straw, then a soft spout sippy cup might be a better place to start, Nuk and Dr Brown's offer...

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Cheeky Crawlers

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Cheeky Crawlers

A baby learning to crawl opens up a whole new avenue of possibilities. Once your wee one starts to take an interest in getting on their hands and knees, you will be in for a treat! Crawling affects where your baby can move (on their own) and means you will need to learn to keep an eye on them at all times.  One of the best ways to encourage this process is tummy time, which builds neck and shoulder strength. As your baby gets stronger, you can also encourage the movement from one phase or position to another. Try helping...

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Starting Solids

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Starting Solids

Making the transition from breast milk or formula to solid foods is a massive step for both you and your baby. Consider it a milestone! How do you know when to begin? Once your little one is around 6 months of age, they might start showing signs of being ready to take the first bite. You may find your baby is often still hungry after breastfeeding, or better yet, takes an interest in what you're eating. They should also be able to sit up without support and hold their head steady. If you are at all unsure, there is no...

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Teething Tots

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Teething Tots

You can expect to see a few strange behaviours arise once your baby’s first teeth start to come through. Drooling, trouble sleeping, fussiness, and biting or chewing (on anything in sight!) are some of the signs that your baby has begun the teething process. Teething should start at around 4-6 months and will continue until your little one has all of their teeth—or around 2 ½ years.  It can be a tough time, but the only thing to do is to ensure your baby has things to chew on that are safe and enjoyable! There are a bunch of good...

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Choosing the right breastpump for YOU

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Choosing the right breastpump for YOU

Choosing the right breast pump can seem as difficult as finding the perfect pair of shoes, there are so many factors to consider and too many options to choose from! But once you do find the perfect pair, you feel ready to face just about anything.  So where should we even start? The first thing to remember is that every mother is built beautifully different so, just like shoes, what someone else likes, prefers, or fits, might not be best for you. It’s important to get to know both your own needs and your baby’s needs so that you can...

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