Black& White for Newborns

Did you know? In the first 3 months, babies can focus on objects that are 8-11 inches away. This is more or less the distance from their parents’ faces while nursing or feeding. Bold black-and-white images stimulate the development of the optic nerves and encourage young babies cognitive development without over-stimulating them. After a few Read More

Ditching the Dummy

Studies have shown that prolonged use of dummies may result in increased ear infections, malformations in teeth and other oral structures, and/or speech and language delays. There is conflicting advice as to when is the right time for ditching the dummy – ranging from 6 months to 4 years of age. With this in mind Read More

Avent Natural teats

This is something P2B is seeing a lot (in fact 4 times over the past fortnight) …. Parents are not using their bottles correctly. Please make sure you pull the teat through until its lower rim is even with the screw ring. See photo. For optimal performance, massage and pinch the valve/teat a few times Read More

Toddler Independence

At a recent toddler + 1 class, mum was expressing her frustration with her toddler wanting to walk over sitting in the pram…. leading to a toddler running loose! P2B suggested attaching a ribbon to the pram for the toddler to hold when walking. This gives the toddler responsibility, some ownership and keeps them next Read More

Toddler + 1

A P2B recommendation when there is a toddler and newborn in the home, a inside dog and baby or all the above scenario ….. Parents often worry about a toddler and a newborn being left unsupervised or their little one and the family dog (and before people jump up and down, I am not talking Read More