This advice guide takes you through how you can plan for and set up your baby’s nursery as well as safety for your young baby. For more parenting advice visit the Mothercare advice pages at http://www.mothercare.com/services-advice/services-and-advice,default,pg.html
Mothercare’s Parenting Consultant explains why it’s important for babies to spend time on their tummies, every day from an early age. It’s important for strengthening their arms, tummy and back and it also helps them with crawling when they get a bit older.
Cherry Healey and Clemmie Hooper, midwife and author of ‘How to Grow a Baby and Push it out’ talk about their hospital bag essentials. What to pack and what to leave at home! Check out Clemmie’s book here! http://www.mothercare.com/parenting-books/how-to-grow-a-baby-and-push-it-out—a-guide-to-pregnancy/146679.html
The Nexcare Maternity Support features an adjustable support belt designed to support your growing bump during pregnancy, helping to spread the weight evenly and reduce back and abdominal pain. Nexcare Maternity Support is easy to apply, and for additional comfort and security you can attach the tummy strap over your bump by attaching it to
The trick with your hospital bag is not to pack too much. Mainly because there is limited space in maternity wards so you don’t want to cram it with bags and suitcases. Mixing practical items with a few home comforts can help make you feel ready to face the birth. This guide will tell you
In this Mothercare advice video, our Parenting Consultant Liz Day gives advice on care of your newborn’s umbilical cord, from avoiding infection while the area heals to keeping your baby comfortable by folding over the top of the nappy. The umbilical cord stump naturally falls off within the course of one to two weeks. If
As your family grows, it’s important to involve older siblings in your newborn baby’s routine. This encourages children of all ages to bond with each other, but also helps older siblings to feel included in the life of your new baby. Bathing children together can help as well as asking older siblings to fetch nappies
What clothes do you need for a newborn baby? Mothercare tells you what to expect and what you need when your little one comes home! For our great value ‘My First’ collection – click here! http://bit.ly/whatclotheswillmynewbornneed
How to dress your newborn baby with Liz Day, Parenting Consultant for Mothercare. Liz takes you through how to dress your baby in a bodysuit and sleepsuit. This video also shows some of the baby clothing you might need during those first few months, including hats and mitts to keep your little one cosy. For
Mothercare’s parenting consultant Liz Day gives some advice for new parents on sleep safety for newborns. The risk of cot death is rare and has in fact fallen over the past few years thanks to following some of these guidelines. Liz talks parents through the guidelines for sleep safety and helping to reduce the risk
The Mothercare Orb is a complete pram and pushchair system that is suitable from birth. It has a unique mechanism that allows it to easily rotate using just one hand from parent facing mode to forward facing mode in one quick manoeuvre. The Mothercare Orb comes in a choice of colours and can also be
Justina Perry from Mama Baby Bliss demonstrates how to perform a baby massage to help get rid of unwanted wind and constipation and improve baby’s health.
Not sure when to pack your hospital bag? In this short video there is some great advice from everyday mums telling other mums when they should pack their hospital bag. Whether you are super organised or not, early arrivals can spring up on anyone, so the general advice here on when to pack your hospital
With over 50 years experience Mothercare understands what it means to be a parent and we know you want to give your little ones the best possible start in life. With this in mind we have created this handy checklist for everything you might need for your baby’s first few months.
How to change a baby’s nappy with Liz Day, Parenting Consultant for Mothercare. Liz Day talks through how to change a nappy and how to clean up baby in this step-by-step guide, and some of the items and toiletries you might need during changing your newborn baby. For some more information on newborn baby advice