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Bath time is an excellent opportunity to bond with your baby or toddler

And hey, it’s pretty cool watching them splash and squirm and be wowed by bubbles. But there are also plenty of risks involved in bathing your little one, from the minimal, such as when kids poop in the tub, to the serious. Wet kids are slippery after all, making falls and bumped heads a real possibility. And in the case of infants, they are entirely reliant on you to keep their nose and mouth above water. Drowning is the leading cause of accidental death among 1- to 4-year-old kids. Sponsored by Enfamil Enspire An Award-Winning Formula Looking for a formula you can trust to support your baby? Enspire is Enfamil’s closest formula to breast milk ever. It has Lactoferrin and...

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These days many small children seem to be semi-permanently attached to smartphones and other hi-tech devices

So how do you ensure regular bonding with your baby and make sure they receive enough manual and sensory stimulation? The answer is by going back in time…. A baby needs various forms of stimulation in order to thrive and develop their mental capacity. But it’s easier said than done, right? Not if you look at these three old-fashioned ideas! 1. Splash out  For a triple whammy, your little one gets to play with and experience the wonders of water while you bond, cuddle and hold them – all while your baby is getting their bath! Fill the bath with lukewarm water and throw in a clean sponge, plastic cup, wooden spoon, a funnel of sorts, a plastic toy, a...

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