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Homework after class 1:

Everyone reads Articles #1, #2, #3 and #4 below as it reviews what we covered in class 1.

  1. Hunger cue’s
  2. Important Baby cue’s
  3. Sleep cue’s
  4. Neh, Owh, Heh, Eair, Eh (0-3 months language)
  5. Nursery Rhymes

THEN: Please select once option from below and give 30 seconds of feedback in next weeks class.

Option 1

  1. Language development
  2. Ways to encourage babies to talk
  3. Tips for baby talk

Option 2

  1. White noise
  2. Speech and language development guidelines
  3. Listening to Babies handout in handout

Option 3

  1. Why dads being involved is so important
  2. Why Dads reading to their children is so important
  3. The importance of dads reading to their children

Option 4

  1. The 4th Trimester
  2. James Mc Kenna’s article on Co-Sleeping

Option 5

  1. Can you spoil a baby?
  2. Comebacks if someone says you are spoiling a baby

Option 6

  1. Benefits of a Baby Massage
  2. Baby-wearing

Option 7

  1. Gentle movements
  2. Please read the Gentle movements information in your handout

Option 8

  1. Babies and pain
  2. Importance of touch

Option 9

  1. Teething sings and symptoms
  2. Teething and teeth eruption chart
  3. Amber teething necklaceAmber SOS

Option 10  (just pick one or two of the following)

  1. Keeping the spark alive
  2. 40 ways to soothe an upset baby
  3. 12 tips for witching hour
  4. Why children misbehave when a new baby arrive
  5. Indications towards handedness
  6. Travelling (Flying) with baby
  7. Baby Blues
  8. Dark parenting truths
  9. Milk bank in Enniskillen
  10. When is a good time to have a 2nd baby!
  11. Ideas for spending time together as a couple after baby arrives

CLASS 2: Tummy and Digestion class:

  1. So what is colic
  2. Soothers
  3. Tongue tie
  4. Overactive let down
  5. Constipation
  6. Breast milk storage
  7. Positions for breast feeding
  8. Increasing breast milk supply
  9. Getting starting with bottle feeding
  10. Why we shouldn’t just those who bottle feed
  11. Things to avoid when bottle feeding
  12. Extended breastfeeding
  13. Weaning from Breastfeeding
  14. Breastfeeding tips
  15. 11 foods to help boost supply
  16. 10 reasons why breastfeeding may be difficult
  17. Breastfeeding and clusterfeeding
  18. Why a baby may need formula
  19. Pumping tips
  20. Bonding with Bottle feeding
  21. How breastfeeding works
  22. Baby Poo (Pictures)
  23. Baby Poo facts
  24. Tips for bottle feeding

CLASS 3: Sleep and naps class:

  1. The reality of sleep and babies
  2. Establishing good sleep habits, 2 linkss: 0-3months and 3-6months
  3. Hints to help baby sleep on its back
  4. Sleeping and Reflux
  5. Sleep cues and good habits from 0-3 months
  6. Written for twins but has some very good ideas
  7. 10 tips to help your baby sleep
  8. 27 tips to help baby sleep through the night
  9. Sleep regression
  10. Daylight saving in Spring
  11. Daylight saving in Autumn
  12. Helping daytime sleeps/naps
  13. Naps for baby’s over 4 months
  14. How much sleep does baby need?
  15. Understanding your baby’s sleep
  16. Naps
  17. Table explaining how long and how much sleep + naps your baby should have
  18. co-sleeping
  19. Book to help baby sleep
  20. Music to help baby sleep

CLASS 5: Developmental class:

  1. Introduction
  2. Importance of crawling
  3. Child developmental questionnaires
  4. Tummy time
  5. Games to play for tummy time
  6. Products to avoid
  7. Walkers
  8. Physiotherapy information about tummy time
  9. Physiotherapy information about plagiocephaly (Flat head)
  10. How electronic toys may impact on language development
  11. Over stimulation