Baby Development

baby-developmentMonitoring your baby’s milestones is a pivotal part of parenting. Whether you need health advice or tips on weaning and teething, consult our week-by-week baby guides and keep track of your baby’s development here.

Read our top baby development stories here: 

Milestones during a baby’s first year

Dr Tobias Odenwald, paediatrician at Richmond Practice, discusses what developmental milestones parents should look out for during a child's first year While in the past babies were considered relatively passive, today we know that they...
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News: Laughter May Boost Learning

We all know laughter is the best medicine, but a team of French scientists has discovered humour appears to help toddlers learn.

How To Get Your Baby Swimming

We look at the benefits of taking your little one to a Baby swimming class in the first few months of being born and the best places to go in the capital

Common parental learning and behavioural concerns

The following are some questions that are often asked of Educational Psychologists. Although each individual child is unique, with unique circumstances, there are some general responses that can be given to each scenario. Here...

The Truths Behind Weaning

Senior Nutritionist Saidee Bailey talks about the first stages of weaning as she dispells the myths surrounding the subject and offers her expert advice. So what do people mean when they say baby led weaning...

Developing Your Baby’s Senses

Many mothers-to-be and new mothers have questions about child development and how they can best interact with their baby. Below, I address some of the most common questions I receive, from stimulating your baby’s senses...

Having children makes us more creative!

According to a recent studies by Munch Bunch having children makes us more creative... but parents worry about being entertaining. s the Easter holidays approach, new research reveals 50% of parents in...

Puckababy: Putting Sleep Problems to Rest

Sleep, a never-ending battle we have with ourselves, our partners and eventually our brood. It's no surprise that it's such a big factor as we spend over a 1/3 of our lifetime in...

Creativity Covered with Maggie & Rose

We had the chance to speak with Maggie Bolger, founder of Maggie & Rose, to discover why she set up the business and to talk about the latest addition, Maggie & Rose Chiswick. As...

A first Christmas…

Let’s face it, a baby’s first Christmas is much more exciting for the doting parents. So spoil yourself and let ACHICA ensure you have the best Christmas ever! A Cracking Christmas There are some things...