Around 1 year, baby starts to take the first steps… An emotional moment for the whole family! But should baby wear shoes straight away? Here are the tips from a specialist.
At birth, baby’s foot is essentially composed of fat and cartilage. It will take 21 years to completely ossify! For now, the foot’s arch is completely masked by a thick fatty cussion which makes the feet appear flat: no panic, it actually is only the case for 10% of children. Continue reading
Breastfeeding or bottle-feeding? Have you decided to not pick one or the other, and instead opt for mixed feeding? You will be breastfeeding your little bundle of joy while giving him or her bottles once in a while (and vice versa). To go about this as smoothly as possible, for you and for baby, here are some useful tips. Continue reading
Oops, baby bumped his head/knee/bum! No panic! It’s probably nothing bad, but definitely not a good experience for the little one. Here are some tips for quick relief.
Cold. After a choc, there are good changes that a bump will form. And to avoid a hardening of the bump into a big fat pigeon egg, cold can help. At cold’s contact, vessels will contract themselves and blood flow will be reduced. You can apply an ice cube in a washcloth or shower glove, so as not to burn baby’s skin upon contact. Another softer solution: fresh water soaked pads. Continue reading
Osteopathy is useful at every stage of life and it is even possible (and recommended!) to consult for your child from the first days after birth. Here are the numerous benefits of osteopathy for newborns, as described bya an osteopath. Continue reading