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Car seats
Car seats August 27, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Car seats are the best way to ensure children are safe when travelling in a car. They provide proper protection for small bodies when they are used correctly. However there are many things to consider when buying, installing and securing ... Read More »

Correct use of car seats in Australia
Correct use of car seats in Australia August 27, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A car seat or child restraint is a device which fits into the sitting space of a car to restrain a child while travelling. The top of the seat is attached to an anchor point and the bottom is held ... Read More »

Types of car seats
Types of car seats August 27, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Many different types of car restraints are available. Different types are suitable for use by babies and children up to 10 years of age. In Australia car restraints are grouped into four distinct types. There are also combination types. Using a ... Read More »

Laws governing car seats in Australia
Laws governing car seats in Australia August 27, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Using a safe car seat is not just a responsible things for parents and other adults to do when they travel in a car with children, it’s has many safety benefits and is legal requirement in all Australian States and Territories. There ... Read More »

Choosing the right car seat
Choosing the right car seat August 27, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The right car seat to choose depends on your child’s age and size. It’s important to buy the right type of child restraint, as Australian laws do not only state children up to seven years of age must travel in ... Read More »

Using a car seat correctly
Using a car seat correctly August 27, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Once you have chosen the right type of car seat for you baby or child, you’ll need to put aside time to install it correctly in your car and secure your child safely in it every time you drive. It’s not ... Read More »

How to correctly swaddle your baby
How to correctly swaddle your baby August 20, 2015 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

How to correctly swaddle your baby Swaddling or wrapping a baby tightly is a traditional technique to sooth a baby and help them sleep. It can be beneficial. However using the correct technique every time you wrap your baby is ... Read More »

Swaddling a baby
Swaddling a baby August 20, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

What is swaddling? Swaddling refers to tightly wrapping a baby in a cotton sheet. It’s a traditional technique that has been used in many cultures to help sooth babies and settle them for sleeping. It is an appropriate technique for wrapping ... Read More »

Tummy time
Tummy time August 10, 2015 (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

What is tummy time? Tummy time, as the name suggests, refers to time a baby spends lying on their tummy. It’s important to give a baby time to lie on their tummy every day, while they’re awake and alert. It ... Read More »

Infant reflux
Infant reflux August 6, 2015 (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Infant reflux, otherwise known as Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux (GOR), refers to the passage of stomach contents into the oesophagus. It is thought to be associated to issues surrounding the relaxation of the lower oesophageal sphincter. It is predominantly found in infant ... Read More »







 
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