Just made public, you can now see a YouTube clip of the Princes playing piano with their parents Princess Dianna and Prince Charles
An adorable clip of Princes William and Harry playing piano as toddlers has made its way onto YouTube. The pair, watched by their proud parents, bash about (rather tunelessly) on the keys, while press cameramen record their efforts.
From 1985, the video is a rare insight into the early life of the ... Continue reading
A recent survey shows that some parents are not cleaning their newborn's cord stump correctly - while others are eating the cord!
A new survey has found that nearly three-quarters of new parents are nervous about touching or cleaning their babies' cord stump.
The findings, from a study by nappy makers Huggies, showed that 72% of mums weren't shown how to care for their baby's cord before birth. It emerged that new parents often aren't sure when ... Continue reading
Celebrity baby names are inspiring dads and mums-to-be
If you’re stuck on baby names, then look no further then the nearest magazine, newspaper or computer, as new research reveals that parents take inspiration for unique and classic names from celebrity parents such as Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Garner.
Baby name website Nameberry.com found that celebrity baby names have huge influence ... Continue reading
Health campaign launched to help parents recognise the serious illness bronchiolitis that affects 1 in 3 babies
A serious illness that affects a third of babies before they turn 1 is going unrecognised by parents. Bronchiolitis is a lung infection that causes breathing difficulties, and is often mistaken for bronchitis. It’s most common in the winter, between October and March and a campaign has been launched by health ... Continue reading
Too many baby classes and packed schedules erode mums’ natural bond with their babies, claims expert
Babies’ natural way of learning is being challenged by too many baby classes, claims a childcare expert, who has written a book about baby development.
Sylvie Hetu claims that pushy parents who pack their babies’ day full of classes, such as yoga, swimming and dance, are actually working against the natural way ... Continue reading
Suffocation tragedy in Australia highlights need for parents to pay attention to safety when it comes to baby slings
A 2-day-old baby boy has died from suffocation while being carried by his mum in a baby sling. The tragedy happened in South Australia and has led experts to call for more awareness on the safety instructions onfor this type of baby carrier.
“I think the most important thing is that parents ... Continue reading
Having a baby sees testosterone levels drop by a third, new study reveals
Men are biologically wired to care for their babies, as the act of childcare reduces testosterone levels by 34%, a recent study indicates.
This may be nature’s way of encouraging a more caring side in men, to ensure that dads stick around to bring up their children, the study suggests.
The research reveals ... Continue reading
Australian expert claims carrying your baby in a forward facing position is "cruel, stressful and terrifying"
Cathrine Folwer, a health expert in Australia, has claimed that parents who carry their babies outward facing in a sling or carrier or in a forward facing buggy are cruel and selfish. As you'd expect, this extreme opinion has stirred up controversy amongst midwives and mums. "Parents have enough to ... Continue reading
Most important time of a baby's life is the first 1,000 days - counted from conception - new research suggests
The first 1,000 days of a child's life are the most important for their long-term health, research has suggested. This period starts from conception, with the 1,000 days including the nine month's your baby is in the womb right up until they're 2 years old, and can affect your child's health ... Continue reading
Practical Parenting & Pregnancy magazine has revealed the baby finalists shortlisted from thousands of entries. Find out who they are...
It was a hard decision to make, but they got there in the end!
Our sister magazine Practical Parenting & Pregnancy has revealed the 10 finalists of the beautifiul baby 2011 competition, run in association with Dentinox. And what a gorgeous bunch of babies they are!
What was the competition all about? Well, ... Continue reading
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