Babies: Like You and Me

By |March 22nd, 2014|

A radio interviewer asked me recently as a baby doctor, how it was possible to know what sick babies needed? For those of us that work in the world of babies, who each day see them emerging wet, pink and screaming, from their mother’s womb, it is easy to forget that, for the ...

Attunement to Your Baby

By |January 22nd, 2014|

Human babies are born very immature. They have very little ‘working memory’ and the thinking, planning, evaluating part of their brain is not yet connected up. It will be months before they can learn about altering their patterns of living, like sleeping longer and ...

Don’t Look Back!

By |August 27th, 2013|

What would you say to people who regret some decisions they made with babies in years gone past? There is so much emphasis in getting these early years of parenting right. Is the ‘1000 days ‘ theory of any merit? We all learn so much through this parenting game, it’s easy to find oneself looking backwards and saying ‘ I wish I could have my time again.'”

A  As they say “It is, what it is”. We all wish we could re-run our children’s early years to be more in line with modern thought. For instance, My […]