Breast milk is best for your baby

The World Health Organisation recommends exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of life. Unnecessary introduction of bottle feeding or other food and drinks will have a negative impact on breastfeeding. After six months of age, infants should receive age appropriate foods while breastfeeding continues for up to two years of age or beyond. Consult your doctor before deciding to use infant formula or if you have difficulty breastfeeding.


Laugh Out Loud

It's month four, and your baby may be getting to be a real comedian

Making sense of the babble – helping baby develop language skills

Your baby is making sounds for a reason, even if you don't know what that reason is. One way to help him develop language skills is to imitate his noises, as if the two of you are having an intelligent conversation that only you can understand.

Other ways to help your baby develop language skills and understanding.


Keeping baby healthy – the importance of vaccinations.

Well-baby visits to the pediatrician are probably part of your monthly routine by now. Doctor visits are an opportunity for you to make sure your baby is growing and developing properly, and to ask any questions you may have. It is also the time when your baby will get the immunizations he needs (and make up any that he may have missed).

Regular vaccinations are still the only way to protect your baby - now and for years to come - so be sure to get your child immunized to help keep him healthy.


Rest for success

You've probably been told many times that babies should sleep on their backs. But now that your baby is rolling over, you can't control his sleeping position.

Here are some suggestions