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How to: hold a newborn
Feeling nervous about holding a brand-new bub? Never fear, here’s our fumble-free guide to cradling your newborn like a natural in 10 easy steps.
Baby play: birth to six months
Play is vital for your baby as it's one of the ways she will learn about her environment – it teaches her physical and social skills and, of course, it's fun!
All about clicky hips
Clicky hips are one of the most common abnormalities in newborn babies.
The good godparent guide
There's a good chance you may be considering asking someone close to you to play the role of godmother or father to your child. But what exactly does being a godparent really involve?
has dived into the world of tiny white gowns to fill you in on everything you need to know about godparents.
Let me entertain you
Amusing your baby may be called child's play, but it also takes creativity, energy and resourcefullness as a mum. Here are some age-appropriate ideas to keep the smile on your little friend's dial.
Baby play: six to 12 months
Developmental milestones can happen, as the name suggests, miles apart but certain activities and play can help your baby to reach them. Knowing what these milestones are (and approximately when they come into play) may help to shape the way you interact with your little one.
The beginner's guide to breastfeeding
If you're like most mums, you want to give your baby the best start in life – one way to do this is to breastfeed. While breast may be best, it's not always smooth sailing with a newborn. Here's what to expect and helpful tips.
Eight essential hygiene rules for your baby
Here are seven simple good hygiene practices to adopt when you have a baby.
The healing touch
Is your baby crying, tired, sick or teething? Baby massage could be the secret weapon you've been searching for!
Simply the best
Breastfeeding is widely acknowledged as the best way to feed our children.Learning to breastfeed can be one of the most rewarding challenges we will ever face. While breastfeeding may not 'just happen', most mothers can learn to breastfeed with support, information and guidance.
Splish, splash, I was having a bath
There are many ways to bath babies and the first time you do it you'll probably find it a nerve-racking experience you'll get used to it though. Just find a technique that suits you and your baby. Here's one simple step-by-step method to try.
How to: dress your newborn
Changing times can be quite stressful, but by following this simple technique you'll be doing it with your eyes shut in no time.
How to: bathe your baby
Bathing your baby can seem a bit daunting at first. How much water do you need, what temperature should it be and how do you stop this wriggling mite from slipping out of your hands? These tips with help ensure bath-time become an enjoyable experience for you and for baby.
The clothes show
On average, your newborn will need about four changes of clothes every day so you're in for plenty of practice.Dressing and undressing a newborn can be tricky - just how do you get all those wiggly little limbs into that tiny babygrow?
Changing a disposable nappy
You will get the hang of nappy changing in the first weeks - but you'll have your fair share of leaks and lop-sided nappies along the way. And if you have a boy, you can also expect the occasional warm shower! To get started follow our step-by-step guide to changing a disposable nappy.
The milky way
Australia's first breast milk banks are open for business, offering sick and premature babies human milk from donor mums. But how does it work, what are the benefits and is it safe?
Baby-proof your home
Your house is full of potential hazards for your baby, so check these tips to stop accidents before they happen.
Your newborn's navel
During pregnancy, your baby received nourishment through blood vessels in the umbilical cord, which entered his body at his navel and ran to his liver and major blood vessels. After birth the umbilical cord is no longer needed, and after it is cut, it will start to shrivel away. It takes around a...
25 things every man should know about fatherhood
Before his daughter Kate was born, Will Dalrymple couldnt imagine what it would be like to be a dad. Here's what hes learnt (so far).
Your nappy bag essentials
Forget handbags, nappy bags are the essential accessory for the mum-about-town! But what should you put in it? Here's our guide.
Bath time may be scary at first, but keep it simple and you and your baby will come to love it
The bottom line
Keeping baby's bottom clean can be a confusing area at first, so here's the lowdown on the nappies and techniques you'll need.
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