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Entries for October 2015

Clock Change - how to adapt

Clock Change - how to adapt
Adapting to the hour change can seem to be quite a challenge for some parents and many worry about how they are going to get their little ones to adhere to it! However, it doesn't need to be too much of an issue if you follow and implement the following advice. If your baby is already sleeping through the night and achieving a full 12 hour stretch from 7pm to 7am, then it's usually quite straight forward to incorporate the hour change without too much disruption. The rule here is the same when travelling through time zones - adopt to the loca...

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Webinar on Baby Sleep 9/11/15 at 13:00

Webinar on Baby Sleep 9/11/15 at 13:00
See all the details of Alisons upcoming Webinar on Baby Sleep by following the link below. When you register you will be sent all the instructions on how to join. Special introductory offer, just £10 per person.

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Taking Your Baby's Temperature

Taking Your Baby's Temperature
It can be very worrying if you think your baby may have a fever or seems unwell. Health visitors recommend using a digital thermometer under your baby's arm to take her temperature. Using a digital thermometer should quickly give you an accurate reading, and with the result it should help you decide whether you need to visit the Doctors or call someone out. Other types of thermometer may be harder to use on a wriggly baby and they may not give you a spot-on reading. Don't take your baby's temperature just after a bath ...

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Does Your Child Wake Up in the Night?

Does Your Child Wake Up  in the Night?
As you will know if you follow me and have read my book, I am a strong believer that sleep is an essential requirement for children and babies.  This is why I try to dispel the myth that when you have a baby you can expect not to sleep for a couple of years!  If you follow my routine from an early age you can teach your baby good sleep habits from the get-go.  If nothing seems to be working then read my chapter on reflux, there is always a reason why your baby won't sleep. I found this article in the Daily Mail, its very interes...

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