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Tip – Baby and Long Car Trips

Keep your baby occupied by playing games, listening to music and giving them toys to play with. Keep a stash of toys just for travelling so bubs will be excited when they see the new toy or toy they have not seen in a while. To order a copy of the Baby SOS book, click here.

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Tip – Swimming Lessons

Swimming lessons are great and can be started when your baby is five months old. To help prepare your baby for swimming lessons, during bath time fill a cup with water, say your child’s name then “ready, set, go” and tip the cup of water over your baby’s head so it runs down their face. […]

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Tip – Travelling by Plane

Feed your baby on take off and landing. The sucking action helps to keep their ears unblocked and reduces discomfort. To order a copy of the Baby SOS book, click here.

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Tip – Tummy Time

Give your baby tummy time from at least two weeks of age for at least half an hour a day. You can put them on their tummy on a mat or on you. This will help strengthen the upper body muscles and the neck. Don’t forget, Baby SOS includes a section on basic first aid […]

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Tip – Food and Speech Development

Let babies (who are on solids) and toddlers taste different foods with different textures as it has been said to enhance speech development. To order a copy of the Baby SOS book, click here.

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Tip – Childcare

Some questions you can ask when starting your child in childcare include: What are your policies regarding sick children and children who are not vaccinated? What types of food are served? Are you a healthy food no junk food centre or carer? If my child misbehaves what is your process? There are over 16 different […]

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Tip – Food Allergens

Common food allergens can include: eggs, fish, nuts, strawberries, oranges, mangoes, shellfish, milk, wheat, sesame seeds and soy beans. Be careful when introducing these foods to your child. To order a copy of the Baby SOS book, click here.

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