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What to Expect in Each Trimester of Your Pregnancy What to Expect in Each Trimester of Your Pregnancy

on Wednesday, 27 March 2013. Posted in The Next 9 Months

Your journey to motherhood is one that is filled with awe and wonder as well as discovering new aches and pains that previously never existed. Read on to find out what to expect as you pass each trimester.

Being pregnant can be one of the most exciting times in your life. The miracle of growing a baby is an incredible experience. Although pregnancy is commonly referred to as a nine-month journey, you are actually pregnant for closer to ten months - 40 weeks total. Your pregnancy is divided into three trimesters, each lasting 13 to 14 weeks, and each with distinct changes occurring.

 

Favourite Mummy Moments Favourite Mummy Moments

on Thursday, 09 May 2013. Posted in Family Life

This Mother’s Day, we share with you some of our GeoBaby Mums’ favourite ‘mummy moments’ as a tribute to all you mamas out there.

There’s no doubt that being a mum is hard work. Amid the tears and tantrums of our wee ones, it’s sometimes easy to forget how rewarding motherhood can be. We asked some of our fellow mums what their favourite ‘mummy moments’ were (you know those wonderful moments when you feel like a real mum, all swelled up with love, pride and awe).

 

Developing Fine Motor Skills Developing Fine Motor Skills

on Thursday, 28 March 2013. Posted in Toddler Tips, Baby Basics

Fine motor skills are those skills manipulated by small muscle movements: those that occur in the finger, in coordination with the eyes

Fine motor skills are those skills manipulated by small muscle movements: those that occur in the finger, in coordination with the eyes.  As a child develops there is a natural progression of fine motor skills. A child learns to control his/her body from the inside out or by naturally starting at their shoulder and moving their way down to their fingertips. Obviously, when a child picks up a crayon for the first time, he/she does not hold it with a perfect, mature-like grasp. In general, three year-olds do not know how to use a scissors (which is a good thing most times).

Baby Modelling Tips Baby Modelling Tips

on Thursday, 28 March 2013. Posted in Life in the +852

Think your baby has what it takes to be a cover star? We scored some insider tips from the child model experts to help you get started.

Every baby is beautiful, but yours is picture perfect. People always comment how adorable your baby is. They stop you in the street to ooh and aah. They even ask if they can take a photo with your baby. So, you think your baby is model material?
 

Baby’s First Foods - An Alternative View Baby’s First Foods - An Alternative View

Written by Miles Price on Wednesday, 10 July 2013. Posted in Baby Basics

Miles Price, Clinical Nutritionist from Life Clinic, shares his alternative views on what your baby’s first foods should be and some recipes to get you started.

The usual practice by most mums when weaning their babies is to give them mashed apples, bananas, rice cereal and oatmeal and the like. This has been the practice since time immemorial. In the past few years, an alternative view has emerged and has become a topic of discussion among many mothers'groups.
 

How Kids Develop Language How Kids Develop Language

on Wednesday, 03 April 2013. Posted in Toddler Tips, Baby Basics

Understand how your baby learns language and find out a child’s typical language development milestones.

When and how children learn language has always been a hot topic. The appearance of the long awaited first word can cause both relief and panic! As Ben Stiller’s character experiences in ‘Meet The Fockers!’ you say ‘that’ word once and sure enough it will be their first word, said in front of the disapproving in-laws!!

Daytime Naps Improve Night Time Sleep Daytime Naps Improve Night Time Sleep

Written by Annerley HK on Thursday, 28 March 2013. Posted in Toddler Tips, Baby Basics

Establishing a healthy nap routine helps your baby to sleep better at night.

It is common to think that if your baby or toddler is sleeping relatively well at night, then the daytime naps don’t really matter so much. However, research and experience show that the length and quality of naps taken during the day can affect night time sleep – and that poor night time sleeping affects the daytime naps. Hence both night and day sleep is important in establishing a good, healthy sleep pattern for your baby.

 

Baby Food: What And When Your Baby Should Eat Baby Food: What And When Your Baby Should Eat

on Thursday, 28 March 2013. Posted in Baby Basics

Lists the nutrients and health benefits of different foods for your baby

This chart lists the nutrients and health benefits of different foods for your baby, and when he or she should start eating them.

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