Worried about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on your child's growth and development? Our nurse Allison Stockley has written a four part series on the importance of the early years. Here is part one on growth and development. The pandemic has many families feeling like life has slowed way down, sped up, or that… Continue reading Checking in on your child’s development
Your baby is quickly growing up and is not afraid to show you what they like and dislike. You're trying to feed your baby their favourite food but decides to spit it out on the floor. Or you're trying to change them but their twists and turns creates a challenge to fasten the diaper. You go into the… Continue reading How do I know my baby is growing well – at 9 to 12 months?
Your baby is growing so fast that you can't believe the things she can do. She is learning to think and solve problems; for example when a toy drops she looks to see where it went. She is doing more with her body on her own like trying to crawl or bum shuffle. She is… Continue reading How do I know my baby is growing well – 6 to 9 months?
Baby's been at home now for a few months. You've noticed that he is doing something new every day. When you make a funny face, he either smiles or cries, grabs at your face or other objects to play. He is even trying to turn from his tummy onto his back -- always make sure… Continue reading How do I know my baby is growing well – at 3 to 6 months?
As a new parent you may wonder about your child's vision. What exactly can she see? Is her vision as good as mine? What toys will she be most interested in? A baby's vision goes through many changes after birth and continues to develop until about seven years of age. At birth, your baby is… Continue reading What can my baby see?
Have you ever wondered "when is my baby going to do – that?" Well, you aren't the only one. I like to break a baby's first year down into 3 basic stages. It is important to keep in mind, however, that every baby develops at their own pace, and that the ages listed are not set… Continue reading Your baby’s milestones in 3 basic stages