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Dental care for infants and toddlers

Baby dental care starts from their first tooth. Learn about the correct dental care for infants from bottle feeding to eating solid foods.

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What to expect when you bring your baby home - podcast

Listen to Dianne Zalitis, midwife and Clinical Lead at Pregnancy, Birth and Baby, talk to Feed Play Love with Shevonne Hunt about what to expect when you bring your baby home.

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Safe sleep for babies

It is important to ensure an infants sleeping area is kept safe. Experts have identified certain things can help reduce the risk of death and injuries.

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WWWT Worksheets/Strategies: Parents workload with a new baby

Tasks become harder to do and take much longer when there is a baby to look after. The unpaid workload is obvious only when it is not done. All couples have to re-negotiate who does what after the baby arrives. The first step is to work out who does what now and the next is to talk about whether you want to arrange things differently. Household tasks and infant care are not usually described as work, but are actually a major, but unpaid, workload. All couples need to develop the skills to discuss the division of the paid and unpaid workload.

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Bathing a newborn | Raising Children Network

Bathing a newborn is about safety and comfort. Use warm water in a shallow bath. Make sure everything you need is within reach. A bath every 2-3 days is OK.

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Bathing a newborn: in pictures | Raising Children Network

This picture guide has steps to bathing a newborn. Have everything you need within reach, run a shallow bath with warm water, and always stay with your baby.

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WWWT Worksheets/Strategies: Settling your baby

Sleep and settling strategies for a baby need to be simple and easy to follow, whether you are at home or out. Remember that when overtired or overstimulated your baby may find it more difficult to go to sleep. Soothe your baby, Make the baby comfortable, Soothe your baby, Put your baby into bed, Reassure your baby, Re-settle your baby if necessary.

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How to wrap your baby | Sleep and Settling Technique - YouTube

Sleep and settling is the number one topic we are asked about at Karitane. Often it can be the reflexes of newborn babies that startle them to wake. As a hel...

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WWWT Worksheets/Strategies: Losses and gains from having a baby

The birth of a baby always brings both losses and gains. These will be different for each person. We usually imagine that a baby will bring only joy and delight. However, in reality it is more complicated. Providing good care for your baby means that you and your partner cannot do some of the things that you were free to do before becoming parents. Mums and dads need to look after each other.

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Specialised care for your baby - Better Health Channel

If your baby is sick at birth or born too early (premature) they will be cared for in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) or Special Care Nursery (SCN) by highly experienced medical and nursing staff.

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