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Baby sleep safety

When we become parents ‘safety’ often takes on a huge new role in our lives. We suddenly feel the responsibility of keeping this new life

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Bedsharing safely

Sleep safety is hugely important. Every baby sleeps, even if it seems like it never happens. So all families need to think about where their

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Elimination communication: fact file

Elimination communication defined Elimination communication is one term for the practice of learning to recognise a baby’s cues for weeing and pooing, and supporting them

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Top tips for calm baby swimming

Taking your baby swimming can be both exciting and nerve-wracking. You want your baby to enjoy the experience so staying calm matters. Here are Clare’s

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Treasure baskets

What are treasure baskets? A treasure basket is really a very simple concept. Basically, they are a collection of objects in some sort of container, which your

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Object play: fact file

Object play Along with other special patterns of play, the curiosity about and playing with “objects” is a pervasive innately fun pattern of play, and

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imagination a black child wears a mask and a cloak raising their arm to the sky like a super hero. imaginative play
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Imaginative play: fact file

What is imaginative play? The ability of the young child to create their own sense of their mind, and that of others, takes place through

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