Moving to full cream cows milk at 12 months of age – Parents Article

Your 12-month-old baby is now officially a little toddler. And as such, they are moving on developmentally at a rapid pace of knots. As soon as they hit their 12 month/1-year-old milestone their nutrition needs to change as well. Whilst milk and dairy are still important food becomes even more so. Their brains are building at such a fast pace and their nerve fibres are undergoing massive myelination. Approximately 90% of their brains are formed by the age of 3…

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Your Baby has Gone on a Nursing Strike! Yikes, What Should you Do? – Parents Article

Today’s blog is especially for Tyler, who is feeling incredibly anxious that her baby has gone 8 hours and is showing no signs of being hungry or wanting a breastfeed. This is what she sent me: Hello Karen Faulkner! Carter is 6.5 months and not interested at all in milk feeds during the day! He will go 8 hours and isn’t “catching up” during the night either. I’m a bit worried because he’s not a great eater (only does finger…

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Kind & Gentle Sleep Training Is So Important – Parents Article

In exchange for a free phone consult, I asked Gina, my other half’s niece, to write me a blog about her experience. Here it is and I think it will help many other mums get help and know they are not alone. Blog from Gina I am lucky enough to know Karen and have been given some wonderful advice by her since our daughter (who just turned 1) joined our family. Karen is someone who I have full faith in…

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Not Once but Twice – Nurture Parenting – Parents Article

When you’ve helped a family not just once but twice now to get a good night’s sleep it definitely needs sharing. “Hello lovely Karen, I’ve been holding out emailing you a progress and finally I have great success I wanted to share. I am not surprised that William has adjusted so quickly and he’s even more deliciously adorable than ever. I think he’s loving the tweaked routine as much as mum & dad are. Since our call last Sunday will…

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The Early Morning Riser and Addiction to Dairy and the Boob – Parents Article

Strong Temperaments This blog could have been written about several little cuties that I know. The problem often starts at around 6-8 months. I can even see the writing on the wall and predict which of the early morning risers will continue to do so! Most of this behaviour is down to their strong temperament and is not due to any underlying medical problem or physiological issue. The babies with a very fixed view on life are the ones to…

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