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Infant Bottle Feeding

Bottle Feeding As you baby grows formula feeds alone are enough to provide all your baby needs for normal growth. You will know that she is on track by her weight measurements which should be plotted on her growth charts during her regular check ups. It is really important to...

Sleep

SLEEPING Teaching your child to sleep. Often children lose their sleep routine due to travel, illness or other disruptions. The following 4 approaches are neither right nor wrong but these approaches may assist you. What is a sleep problem?  Does my child have a sleep problem? New babies...

Overview

 Growth and Development (2 months – 1 year) Length Length is measured in children too young to stand; height is measured once the child can stand. In general, length in normal-term infants increases about 30% by 5 months and > 50% by 12 months; infants grow 25 cm during...

Growth charts

GROWTH CHARTS Normal Growth In the first year your baby will grow faster than any other time in her life. By the end of the first year she will have trebled or quadrupled in weight, increased 22-24cm in length and increased to approximately a 55cm head circumference...