After Sydney GP’s ‘prescription error’  ,Baby Grace ‘drunk on reflux medication’
Jessica Brough suspected there was something wrong with her six-week-old daughter Grace when the baby refused to wake up at feeding time. Grace could not be roused from her sleep, not even when Miss Brough picked her up and touched her cheek and neck gently with a small piece of... Read more
The breastfeeding photo that tells it everything
Breastfeeding isn’t always as easy as it seems. And Ashley Rockhill, a mum from America, discovered that for herself after giving birth to her baby boy, Ace. “After two days of attempting to get him to latch on and multiple times of squeezing out what colostrum I could get... Read more
Some myths about breastfeeding toddlers
When I breastfed our first two babies, I wasn’t aware of the benefits of breastfeeding older babies or toddlers. I simply kept on breastfeeding them because it felt right. In fact, breastfeeding was an integral part of my relationship with my five kids – and wasn’t just about ‘food’.... Read more
Here’s a guide to a few of my favorite sleep products for babies and toddlers
As a sleep coach, I get asked all the time by parents about all the different sleep products on the market. What is safe? What is junk? What can you not live without? Here’s a guide to a few of my favorite sleep products for babies and toddlers. Favorite Products... Read more
Newborn babies in cardboard boxes in Venezuelan hospital
With each passing day the world learns something new and horrifying about the slow, steady economic decline and implosion of socialist Venezuela, but its leader, Nicolas Maduro, remains committed to the “revolution” that is destroying that once-vibrant South American oil producer. Now, as reported by CNN, pictures released recently by... Read more
Baby massage: why you should try it, and how to begin
The art of baby massage has been practised around the world for thousands of years. While the benefits of baby or infant massage were intuitively known, recent research has now confirmed what many parents knew all along – that baby massage is indeed good for both parent and child.... Read more
Will Formula Makers Be Able To Replicate Breastmilk?The answer is no.
From time to time, the media reports on various formula company funded research, highlighting new ingredients being put into formula and then claiming the formula is more like breastmilk. The latest report to hit the headlines is about a study which examined the effect of adding an oligosaccharide (prebiotic)... Read more
What is  ‘baby talk’ and why is good for your baby
People often tell new parents to avoid sing-song “baby talk” with their new addition to the family because it will slow the child’s language development. But evidence shows it does the opposite; baby talk plays an important role in development and babies prefer it to other types of speech.... Read more
How to encourage and improve your baby’s gross motor development skills
As adults we take a lot of our day-to-day movements for granted. But the way we use our bodies to get about, take care of our kids and exercise are all movements that are based on the gross motor skills we learned as babies. ‘Gross motor skills’ is an... Read more
ZoLi Buzz B safely trims your little one’s nails
I was so scared to cut Charlie’s nails that I would bite them off. The only thing more terrifying than riding home from the hospital with your first newborn is coming to the realization that the tiny mittens must come off and the even tinier little nails must be... Read more