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<br /> Parent Guide<br /> The National<br /> Everything you need to know about the early years<br /> WIN £2000!<br /> See page 79 for details.<br /> <br /> Parent Guide<br /> The National<br /> Everything you need to know about the early years<br /> WIN £2000!<br /> See page 79 for details.<br /> Welcome!<br /> Welcome to the National Parent Guide.<br /> Following extensive research and<br /> feedback from new parents, we have<br /> created many articles that cover a wide<br /> variety of the topics. From the first few<br /> days at home with your new baby, right<br /> up to your little ones first day at school,<br /> we hope to help guide you on your<br /> parenting journey.<br /> Please tell us how we are doing and<br /> as a thank you to those who send us<br /> their feedback we will enter you into<br /> our annual prize draw (see page 79 for<br /> details). The winner will win £2000 so<br /> what are you waiting for?<br /> Y<a title="The National Parent Guide page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=1"> Parent Guide The National Everythi</a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=2"> </a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=3"> Parent Guide The National Everythi</a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=4"> Contents 1 122 Introduction A welcome to The </a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=5"> Parent Guide The National Everythi</a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=6"> weweowno'tnk'et ekepeypouyolounlogng n't keep you</a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=7"> New Baby ©TIPS Ltd 2014 The National Parent Gui</a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=8"> Breastfeeding: thebasics Think you’re sussed ab</a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=9"> or ‘on-demand feeding’ is so important. Your baby</a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=10"> Every day you breastfeed makes a difference to yo</a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=11"> </a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=12"> Breastfeeding: TipsforSuccess Sharon Trotter: Mi</a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=13"> ©TIPS Ltd 2014 this approach has been </a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=14"> Formulafeeding- thebasics There are </a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=15"> ©TIPS Ltd 2014 Be prepared Get everything you ne</a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=16"> Tonguetie explained Sharon Trotter: Midwife, mum</a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=17"> 2. soon after the snip - baby may be crying </a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=18"> Dad’s the word... Dads, breastfeeding and skin-</a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=19"> • By breastfeeding your partner redu</a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=20"> Baby Care Back to Basics TM Thefollowingb</a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=21"> CORD CARE Cord care for the healthy term baby Kee</a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=22"> ©TIPS Ltd 2014 As well as promoting successful b</a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=23"> Safer Sleep, developing routines and reducing </a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=24"> ©TIPS Ltd 2014 you to respond to them </a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=25"> Baby’s arrived - sowhyamInothappy? After t</a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=26"> Importance of Creativity, Imagination and Play in</a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=27"> Lastly... For generations, our stories and charac</a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=28"> Giving your child a healthy start in life </a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=29"> 1. Practice what you preach What you eat and how </a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=30"> 7. Encourage active play Physical activity has a </a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=31"> YOUR NEW FRIENDLIER CRISPS AND POPCORN SAVOUR TH</a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=32"> Childhood illness explained NHS Choices has this</a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=33"> Mea sles Incubation period: 7-12 days. Infectiou</a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=34"> Parv ovirus B19 (also known as fifth disease or s</a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=35"> Cro up Croup is a childhood condition that affect</a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=36"> Colds It’s normal for a child to have eight or mo</a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=37"> Sore Throats Sore throats are often caused by vir</a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=38"> Teethingexplained Theappearanceofyourbaby’sfirst</a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=39"> They contain only three ingredients: wheat flour,</a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=40"> £10 OFF* when you spend £50 online FFPARENTS Plea</a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=41"> </a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=42"> Introducingsolids... ...allyouneedtoknow aboutbab</a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=43"> ©TIPS Ltd 2014 What does the term ‘weaning’ mean</a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=44"> Continue to breastfeed (or formula feed) after so</a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=45"> </a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=46"> CupFeeding- What you need to know Shar</a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=47"> </a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=48"> Cup feeding from six months of age The commonest </a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=49"> ©TIPS Ltd 2014 the swallowing reflex • </a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=50"> Family-led-Nutrition Stepbystep... So you’ve he</a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=51"> THEY NEVER STOP GROWING, SO NEITHER DO WE. </a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=52"> Diet-related illness is on the rise and you want </a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=53"> Fruits & Vegetables Fruits, salads and vegetables</a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=54"> Falling pregnant and giving birth are two of the </a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=55"> Useful links... Sweet as they are - how to avo</a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=56"> TIPS® baby checklist This is for anyone who, like</a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=57"> Development 54 The National Parent Guide </a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=58"> GetReading Reading to your child is important f</a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=59"> Your baby’s milestones,explained As yo</a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=60"> The milestone: Smiling At around six weeks, you s</a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=61"> Milk. Why does it matter so much? 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However all nurseries are re</a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 88" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=88"> ©Department for Education Phoot Library Supporte</a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 89" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=89"> Supported by </a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 90" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=90"> Goingbacktowork At some point, you might need to</a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 91" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=91"> They aren’t limited to your usual job – they coul</a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 92" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=92"> Coping with Separation ©TIPS Ltd 2014 Separatin</a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 93" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=93"> ©TIPS Ltd 2014 “I just can’t bear being separate</a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 94" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=94"> Get your house in order As your fami</a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 95" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=95"> </a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 96" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=96"> Are you ready for baby number two? </a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 97" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=97"> Can your body take it? Pregnancy takes its toll a</a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 98" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=98"> Howmediationcanhelp youandyourchildren whentimesa</a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 99" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=99"> Research shows that children have 8 key messages </a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 100" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=100"> The first day at school - what to expect </a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 101" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=101"> On the first day If your child’s been in full-tim</a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 102" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=102"> i S gn up o you FREE Rewar d Car d today r </a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 103" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=103"> Travelling with children ©TIPS Ltd 2014 The Nat</a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 104" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=104"> Paul Pugh, Interim Chief Executive of the Identit</a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 105" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=105"> Getting your baby’s first passport step </a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 106" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=106"> • or marriage to you, in a relation</a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 107" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=107"> FAMILY HOLIDAYS more than just a treat When pare</a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 108" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=108"> Your first family holiday By ABTA CEO Mar</a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 109" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=109"> Here are ABTA’s tips to ensure • you have a </a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 110" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=110"> • Get a European Health Insurance C</a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 111" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=111"> • in a hot climate, follow • </a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 112" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=112"> ATOL: Pack peace of mind when booking your family</a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 113" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=113"> The Kennel Club congratulates you on your</a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 114" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=114"> Happy travelers: How to help your baby stay calm </a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 115" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=115"> Keeping babies and children safe in the sun</a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 116" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=116"> ©TIPS Ltd 2014 </a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 117" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=117"> in order to produce vitamin D. 4: When choosing </a> <a title="The National Parent Guide page 118" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/47e582a9?page=118"> NOT BLINDLY. 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