Top money saving tips for new mums by Dr Carol Cooper in London Mums’ five minute chat

Jan 27 2017
I have caught up with Dr Carol Cooper to find out her top money saving tips for new mums.

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Babies and children adjusting to new sleep time routines

May 13 2016
As the days grow longer and the evenings become shorter, it’s worth taking a few moments to think about the effect it can have on babies and children with regards to their sleep time routines. As young children can become quite sensitive to a forced change in their usual day-to-day business, with a few simple tips you can ease them in for the lighter evenings without having to completely worry about changing their bedtime routine.

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The art of swaddling

Mar 02 2016
Why is swaddling such a popular and widely used technique? The reasoning behind this practice is to provide an enclosed environment that simulates the surroundings of the womb, helping your baby to stay calm and comfortable. A newborn baby often experiences spasms in their sleep, caused by their newly functioning startle reflex. Although this is completely natural, it can disturb a baby’s rest, and consequently the sleep of their exhausted parents. Keeping a baby’s arms and legs tucked in helps an infant to settle and sleep, so it is little wonder that swaddling has been used by new parents for so long.

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