A Baby Cries: How Should Parents Respond?

Immediate response to a baby's cry went unquestioned for thousands of years until recent times. In our culture, we assume that crying is normal and unavoidable for babies. Yet in natural societies where babies are carried close to the care-giver much of the day and night for the first several months, such crying is rare.

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When to take your child to the doctor

If you've got a baby, you'd best get used to the trip to your doctor's surgery. Chances are you're going to be doing it quite a few times over the next few years!

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When is your child too sick for nursery?

Sometimes, it can be hard to tell if your baby or child is too sick for nursery. Children who go to nursery are more likely to pick up any infections that are going around. So it is worth knowing when it iss best for your child to stay at home.

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