Top tips for keeping babies safe in hot weather

Over the last few days since the hot weather arrived, I have seen numerous people sharing a post that advises people not to cover their baby’s car seat or pram with a blanket, for fear of them overheating. Whilst I agree that using a thick, woolly blanket is not ideal, exposing a baby to the sun’s harmful rays is just as dangerous as children cannot produce melanin, needed to help prevent the skin from sun damage, until they are at… Continue Reading “Top tips for keeping babies safe in hot weather”

Introducing ergoPouch, skin-friendly and natural sleeping suits for babies and toddlers

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ergoPouch, the Australian company renowned for their skin-friendly, and natural sleeping suits are launching a beautiful new summer collection of swaddles, sleeping sacks with John Lewis and Buggybaby.co.uk from March 2018. Parents in the UK can finally sleep tight with the knowledge that their little one is tucked up cozy and safe in the finest fabrics and sleeping sacks which have been cleverly designed to work in harmony with sleeping pods. ergoPouch products reduces the risks associated with blankets and have been… Continue Reading “Introducing ergoPouch, skin-friendly and natural sleeping suits for babies and toddlers”

The importance of a dental check on babies by the age of one

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A campaign to encourage all babies to be taken for their first dental check by the age of one was launched at the BSPD’s (British Society of Paediatric Dentistry) 65th Annual Scientific Conference in Manchester in September.  As a committed supporter of babies’ oral care since 1925, Bickiepegs Healthcare, which was a sponsor at the conference, has identified the key role Health Visitors can play in the education of parents of infants.  To that end, Bickiepegs has launched an initiative… Continue Reading “The importance of a dental check on babies by the age of one”

Shopping Tips for Expectant Parents: What to Look for When Buying Your Baby’s Car Seat

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With almost 1.3 million people dying in road accidents every year, it’s no secret that car seats are seen as an essential component of any parent’s car. However, some may see car seats as an inconvenience and don’t take them seriously enough, simply by underestimating how important they actually are to a child’s safety when on the road. Buying the right car seat for both your child and the type of vehicle you have is vital, and is likely to… Continue Reading “Shopping Tips for Expectant Parents: What to Look for When Buying Your Baby’s Car Seat”

Give the Gift of Sleep this Christmas

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Being a new parent is probably one of the most exhausting periods in anyone’s life and if like me you are gifted with a non-sleeper it can be extra tough. What if you could give the gift of solid sleep? Parents-to-be can now get clued up on how to get solid stretches from as early as 3 weeks (and yes, including breastfed babies, too!!) thanks to support from Eve and her team at Calm and Bright. Contrary to popular belief,… Continue Reading “Give the Gift of Sleep this Christmas”