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Developmental stages & baby sleep

Posted by Karen Faulkner on

Today's blog is looking at things we need to know about baby development and baby sleep. Moving babies on to the next stage cause mums a lot of angst. You've just got your little cutie...

Talipes A Congenital Foot Abnormality

Posted by Karen Faulkner on

Common birth defect of the feet Talipes is a fairly common issue in newborn babies, affecting 1 in every 1000 births and affecting one or both of the baby’s feet. The cause is unknown and...

Object permanence and separation anxiety

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Object permanence Object permanence, a period of rapid cognitive development is often linked to separation anxiety. Starting at 6-8 months it becomes permanent at 16-18 months.In the first year, babies are discovering everything has a...

3 Reasons Your Baby Needs Good Day Naps

Posted by Karen Faulkner on

Catnapping Catnapping is something that frustrates many mums. A catnap is a short nap, anything from 20-40 minutes. For babies, under 3-4 months of age, a cat nap can be a normal phenomenon.https://nurtureparenting.com.au/baby-sleep-and-catnapping/Until they are...

Baby stuck in sitting in cot & won't settle to sleep

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Baby stuck sitting up and won't lay down This blog idea came from a bedtime visit of baby whispering to 8 month Tilly who had got stuck in sitting in her cot. A breech baby...

5 ways to achieve awesome fine motor skills in the under 5's

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Electronic devices and screen time Screen time is part of modern-day unescapable reality. Parents are well aware of the detrimental effects of screen time and the impact on young developing minds. With the brains of...

Challenging toddler behaviour

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'I love my child but I don't really like him'.They were the words that flowed out of my mouth (and mountains of tears) when Karen came to help me with my 3 year old son...

Toddler behaviour help for food refusal

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You might remember a recent blog about a 3 year old little boy who would only eat 3 foods - chocolate, milk and white bread.https://www.nurtureparenting.com.au/what-to-do-when-your-child-only-eats-3-foods-chocolate-milk-and-bread/This is mums' success story about the impact Karen (me) from Nurture...

Why we need to teach our babies to roll over

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I recently got a comment on my YouTube account about the rolling over video: Youtube Video: Teaching your 3 - 4 month old baby how to roll over - Watch Abigail & Finley do a rollover...

Normal development of feet and legs in babies & children and pigeon-toed walking

Posted by Karen Faulkner on

This little but very important blog came about by a little 16-month-old and her walking. Mum came to see me at Basger's Pharmacy at my usual Wednesday gig in North Bondi. She'd been walking since...