Babies and Toddlers

Hip Dysplasia in Babies – Page 2

How can I help my baby? Hip bracing is used to hold your babys hips in a position to promote proper growth and development of her hips. The hip brace will hold her legs apart and turn them outwards, in a frog-legged position. This can pose a few challenge

All About Calendula – Page 2

Calendula and some common skin conditions – how it helps Nappy Rash Calendula makes a safe and natural solution to nappy rash ; and it does many things for your baby's skin beyond just preventing rashes. It ; improves skin tone, strength, hydr

All About Calendula

The history of Calendulas healing ability is as luminous as its orange coloured florets. Known also as the Marigold it has long been one of the most popular and efficacious herbs in baby products, and any topical product worthy of your baby's delica

Embracing the Tears

My baby cried this morning. He cried and cried and cried. Close to an hour of constant heart felt tears. He squirmed his tiny body next to mine on our family bed. He cried hard, tears streaming down his face. He pushed his head firmly into the pillow and

What is wrong with Controlled Crying?

Before I gave birth to my first child I knew nothing about children, I was thrilled by the challenge of learning as I went. As soon as our little boy stirred I quickly fed or comforted him not knowing what I was doing but just reacting on a ‘gut&rsq

What Babies Want – and interview with Debby Takikawa

An interview with the writer, director and producer of the award winning documentary, What Babies Want, featuring Noah Wyle from the successful TV show ER as narrator. The film makes a social statement about the importance of early development in children

The Curse of Colic

The joy a newborn baby brings to its parent's lives can quickly turn to dismay in the early days of life when the first heart-wrenching cries of colic commence. Apart from the obvious distress of the infant, the anguish and helplessness parents feel