4 Tips to help you survive baby-led weaning during lockdown

Mar 30 2020

As lockdown comes into effect, you may be wondering how you are going to make it out with your sanity still intact. While everyone is going to be suffering from cabin fever, this is especially so for those parents who will be confined to their homes with a young baby who have just started baby-led weaning. Here are some tips to help maximise the bonding and to help minimise the stress of the experience.

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More than a third of parents say they felt pressurised for their child to take first steps 

Feb 14 2020

New independent study from nationwide preschool activity class franchise, Toddler Sense, recently polling 1,008 UK parents with babies and young children, reveals that more than a third of parents felt pressurised for their child to take first steps. A further 20% of parents said family members were the worst culprits for making negative comments about so-called ‘late walkers’. In a socially driven world where immediacy is everything and everyone is watching, the pressures faced by parents related to the growth and speed of development of their child continues to rise.  

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Charity pilot launches baby sensory classes to low income parents across UK

Feb 13 2020

The Duchess of Cambridge recently visited a baby sensory class revealing how isolated she felt as a first time mum and how important community is. Multi-award winning, early years sensory experience provider, Baby Sensory, has partnered with charity, OnSide Youth Zones, to launch a new charity pilot ‘BabyZone’, aimed at making sensory classes available to low income and deprived families across the country. Onside creates state-of-the-art 21st century youth facilities called ‘Youth Zones’ giving young people safe and inspiring places to spend their leisure time.

The announcement comes in the same week that the Duchess of Cambridge visited a baby sensory class in Cardiff and spoke about feeling isolated in North Wales when Prince George was a tiny baby and Prince William, a pilot.  This was her second visit of a three-part trip to launch a landmark survey on early childhood development.

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