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Tongue Tie

‘Desperate families need better help’ with tongue tie

By Jane Dreaper Health correspondent, BBC News Services for babies with breastfeeding problems because of tongue tie need to be improved, a parenting charity says. The condition, which restricts the movement of the tongue, can be treated with a simple procedure and affects 3% of babies. The NCT said services around the UK were too patchy, and more awareness was needed. However, midwives’ leaders said the procedure should only be done if feeding problems were definitely being caused as a result. Tongue tie happens when the fold of the skin that connects the tongue to the bottom of the mouth is shorter than usual. The congenital condition, which affects around 3% of babies, can lead to problems for them...
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Homeopathy

Homeopathic Treatments for Reflux in Babies

Over the last few years babyREFLUX have been striving to provide the best advice and positional aids for babies that experience the curse of reflux. One question that we get asked time and time again is “Should we try homoeopathic treatments to help with reflux?…” On the whole we suggest that you try what you want, and keep going until something works for you. However, one thing we never suggest is trying homoeopathy to help manage reflux. So, why do we never suggest homoeopathy? Because it doesn’t work! It is well documented that there is no scientific evidence that homoeopathy helps in any way besides that of a placebo effect – and in babies even that doesn’t work. If...
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Memory Foam Dangerous

Should I let my baby sleep on memory foam?

Memory foam is polyurethane with added chemicals allowing for viscosity and density. It is usually denser than other foam mattresses, making it more supportive and heavier. Memory foam softens in reaction to body heat and this allows it to mold to a warm body in a few minutes. It was originally developed by NASA for use in the astronauts seats. The company who manufactured memory foam for NASA realised the potential for memory foam in mattresses and patented it for use as a mainstream material used in bedding products. Since the patent expired, other companies have started manufacturing memory foam, often to just as high standard. However, some manufacturers in China, the Far East and parts or Europe make...
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Punk Rock Lullaby

Baby CD’s designed to help your baby settle.

Audio Cd’s for your Nursery. These CD’s are designed to help avoid baby being woken/startled from napping and will help to distract them and settle them off to sleep. Each CD is reasonably priced at around £10 and would make a perfect gift! Why not have one for your baby and one for a friend’s baby!
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Punk Lullaby

Awesome Rock ‘n’ Roll your baby to sleep!

Ever thought about settling your baby to The Ramones, The Sex Pistols or Iggy Pop? Well now you can with this awesome track list! You can’t get this CD anywhere else in the UK! Track listing: Mommy’s Little Monster (Lullaby Arrangement of Social Distortion) Punk Rock Girl (Lullaby Arrangement of the Dead Milkmen) Blitzkreig Bop (Lullaby Arrangement of Ramones) Where Eagles Dare (Lullaby Arrangement of Misfits) London Calling (Lullaby Arrangement of the Clash) Search and Destroy (Lullaby Arrangement of Iggy & The Stooges) Tv Party (Lullaby Arrangement of Black Flag) Holiday in Cambodia (Lullaby Arrangement of Dead Kennedys) Alternative Ulster (Lullaby Arrangement of Stiff Little Fingers) Bye Bye Baby (Lullaby Arrangement of Ramones) Children of the Revolution (Lullaby Arrangement...
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