Category Archives: Newborn

As the dreaded day approaches…

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Last year, I struggled a lot as my firstborn child, my 4 year old daughter, ran into her classroom on her first day of school. Continue reading

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The struggle with solid food and other miscellaneous topics

imageI started my son on solid food not long ago, and in the beginning he was trying porridge and fruits but eventually he stopped eating with ease. He has become more fussy than usual, and sometimes will refuse to eat entirely. Continue reading

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BCG Immunisation

bcg.pngBaz recently had his BCG immunisation, although he should have had it earlier, but his appointment was rescheduled on two occasions. I looked on various websites prior to his appointment and the following questions/answers satisfied my curiosity. Continue reading

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Treating baby fat neck folds

ruwayda.pngMy son’s neck fat folds is causing him irritation and discomfort. I clean his neck with a soft damp cloth every morning (as gently as possible) and dry it out. The red rash in fat folds is expected and should not be an immediate cause of concern, if treated properly. Continue reading

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When should your baby be introduced to solid food?

solidfood.pngI used to be a keen reader in the first few months when it came to deciding what nappy cream was best to use or when to start using a pillow. With time, and hopefully a little bit of wisdom I have come to realise that the best thing to do is to use my instinct more often. Continue reading

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Three months old with a cold

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Baz turned three months old this week. For the past six days he has had a cold, which meant less sleep for us, and more fussiness from him. Continue reading

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Fussy baby and the Kurdish remedy

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My son is currently 2 months and 11 days old (or 70 days). In the beginning, he was an absolute angel. All he did was sleep, have his milk and do his business inside the diaper.
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