Baby Development


Recording your baby’s milestones is a big part of any parents role. Whether you are a new or an experienced parent, you are always in need of the correct advice when it comes to the well-being of your child. Advice or tips on weaning and teething, consult our week-by-weeks guides and keep track of your baby’s development here.

Read our top baby development stories here: 

Mother and baby sleeping

This is how much sleep new parents get on average in baby’s first year

You don’t know tired until you have a child of your own – new research has unveiled how much sleep new parents are getting (clue: not much) Simba, the sleep technology brand who sell those...

What to expect when your baby is 3-6 months

With motherhood now in full swing, here’s what’s to expect during 3-6 month stage By month three, many mothers have started introducing a gentle routine for themselves and baby. This can make your life easier...

Five ways to boost your baby’s brain power

Louise Pyne on the five simple steps you can take to supercharge your child's cognitive development During pregnancy and throughout your baby’s first year, his brain undergoes a massive amount of growth. By the time...
Baby napping

Does your baby have trouble sleeping during the day?

Most three to six month-old babies sleep around 15 hours a day including regular naps throughout. Parenting expert Kathryn Mewes, answers one reader’s question about her three month old son… Q) How can I help...

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...

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...