Let babies play

Mother nature has a plan for child development and we should not interrupt her plan which includes the following very basic steps. Your baby needs to be on the floor for all of his play time.  And what I mean my the floor is flat on the floor, not in a seat, not in a […]

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Progressive development

The process of normal development   The more new parents understand what is normal is the more they can relax, encourage, identify and celebrate the achievements of their baby, rather than being consumed by worry about what’s normal and what’s not. When you bring your newborn home, they can immediately commence a small amount of […]

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Bathing your baby

Bathing your baby can be a wonderful experience for both you and the baby. The first thing to do is to be organised. Have the bath filled with really warm water usually at 38 degrees (best to have a floatly thermometer in the bath for accurate temperature) – anything cooler will have the baby screaming […]

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Consultations with Midwife Cath

Midwife Cath offers a variety of consultations. Phone and or Skype consultations are available for families around Australia and internationally. Private consultations for families living in Melbourne, Victoria are available only on Fridays. The consultations are available for pre birth consultations, breast feeding issues, parenting concerns or follow up developmental checks. You can see Midwife […]

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