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The Facts...Baby 'Must Have's' from Day One

In the excitement of planning for a baby it's tempting to embark on a shopping frenzy and buy a whole load of things you don't really need. We've come up with our own list of what we think are the must haves:

The Facts...My First Weeks

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Hello world here I am - please don't be nervous of me that's totally normal - I don't expect you to know how to do everything right away. The most important thing is that you love me, I've arrived safe and sound and everything else will come naturally I am sure.

Parents of Babies with Cow’s Milk Allergy wait about six and a half weeks for diagnosis

New research reveals that parents of babies suffering with suspected cow’s milk allergy (CMA) currently face an average wait of six and a half weeks before their child’s condition is diagnosed. The emotional impact is widespread with nearly 75% of parents stating that the situation had caused them to feel ‘extremely stressed or worried’. Almost one parent in five (18%) said that they felt they had failed as a parent. Worryingly, the survey also highlights that, for the majority of parents, the challenges presented by their child’s condition do not end in diagnosis.

Babies Weaned on Home Cooked Food

Babies weaned on home-cooked fruit and vegetables are more likely to eat fruit and vegetables as children, according to recent research.

Separation Anxiety

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Around their first birthday, many children develop separation anxiety, and get upset when you try to leave them with someone else, and although separation anxiety is a perfectly normal part of childhood development, it can be a really upsetting and unsettling experience for both of you.

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