Author: Baby Hints & Tips

Top first birthday present ideas

20.11.2017  

Q&A: My babies first birthday is coming up soon and I am after some present ideas aside from the normal toys and clothes as he got a lot at Xmas! Anything different or bit more special?

Elf On The Shelf Is Coming – Arrival Ideas With Wow Factor!

01.12.2016  

For those doing Elf on the shelf this year, all Santa’s little Elves will be turning up all the way from the North Pole, what’s your tradition for ‘announcing’ their arrival?

rhesus negative

Rhesus Negative blood type in pregnancy

17.02.2016  

Q&A: Has anyone had any experience with being a Rhesus negative blood type and have previously given birth to a Rhesus positive baby? I understand subsequent pregnancies can be high risk after giving birth to Rh+ baby and would like to know how other people have gone with their following pregnancies. (Obviously i will be having the anti D injections).

baby swimming

When did you first take your baby swimming?

16.02.2016  

Q&A: Just wondering how many weeks/months did you wait before taking your baby swimming in both public and private pools?

baby engaged

How early was your baby engaged?

15.02.2016  

Q&A: How early did your baby engage and how long after baby engaged did you go into labour?

Iron infusion in pregnancy

Iron infusion in pregnancy

13.02.2016  

Mums share their experience with having an iron infusion during pregnancy

pamper yourself

Pamper yourself during pregnancy

28.01.2016  

Q&A : What did you do ‘just for you’ to pamper yourself during your pregnancy. What did you treat yourself too to help get through your pregnancy.

essential baby items

Essential baby items

26.01.2016  

Q&A: What’s some of the essential baby room items – big and small – that you now LOVE in your child’s nursery? What themes have you done for a boy? girl? unknown?

morning sickness

Morning Sickness

25.01.2016  

Q&A: Help!! I have really bad morning sickness. I constantly feel like I am going to throw up and I don’t feel like eating anything. What can I do to make myself feel better?

best way to sleep when pregnant

Best way to sleep when pregnant

24.01.2016  

Tips: Up and down to the toilet, can’t get comfortable, your mind is racing, heartburn….there are so many reasons why sleep during pregnancy can be a challenge.U

trying to fall pregnant

When did you tell people you were trying to fall pregnant?

23.01.2016  

Q&A: We are about to start trying for another baby. How long would you wait to tell family and friends you’re trying to fall pregnant? Or would you tell them when you conceive?

stain removal tips for kids clothes

Stain removal tips for kid’s clothes

22.01.2016  

Q&A: What are your best tips for getting rid of stains in your kid’s clothes? Chemical free or if you use a product. Also what particular stains have you had to struggle to get out and what worked

Australia Day & me

Australia Day & me

22.01.2016  

A fresh take on Australia Day. Baby Hints and Tips shares personal stories of what Australia Day means to everyday families.

when will my milk come in after a c section

When will my milk come in after a C section?

21.01.2016  

Q&A: When will my milk come in after having a C section?

Back To School? Tips to get organised for kindy

Back To School? Tips to get organised for kindy

11.01.2016  

Handy tips to get organised for kindy.

harmony test

Harmony test experiences

20.12.2015  

Q&A: Has anyone had the harmony test? (Blood test for downs and genetic anomalies) how long did it take to get results and will you also be told gender if you wish?

pregnancy cravings

How early did your pregnancy cravings start?

19.12.2015  

Q&A: How early did your pregnancy cravings start? Currently 5 weeks pregnant with baby number 2 & I’m starting to get cravings (in between nausea bouts) and I keep thinking it’s too soon.

christmas eve box

Christmas Eve Box Inspiration

14.12.2015  

Q&A: For people that do the Christmas eve box for their kids what are some things you put in it apart from pj’s and a Dvd?

pregnant with twins

Tips for mums pregnant with twins

12.12.2015  

Q&A: My hubby and I have just found out that we are having twins. Needless to say I am terrified! Can anyone offer tips for set up in preparation for them?

baby swimming lessons

When to start baby swimming lessons

11.12.2015  

Q&A: When did you you start swimming lessons with your baby? What age were they?

Restless 6 month old sleep

05.12.2015  

My 6 month old baby is a wriggler and wakes himself up at night by hitting his head on the cot rails. Any suggestions to solve this apart from cot bumpers?

Fussing in the high chair

Fussy baby in high chair

03.12.2015  

Q&A: My 6 month old fusses in the high chair sometimes and would much rather be fed solids in my lap. Any tips? Should I keep persisting with the high chair?

breastfeeding from one breast

Breastfeeding From One Breast

02.12.2015  

Q&A: Has anyone breastfed from one side only? If so, how did you do this and did you produce enough milk?

should I have more kids

Should I Have More Kids

01.12.2015  

Q&A: We currently have 3 gorgeous boys (4,2 and 1) and I can’t shake that feeling that our family isn’t complete. My husband doesn’t understand the feeling I have but I just want to know how do you know when you have finished? Finance isn’t really an issue so it is possible for us to have another child. It’s driving me insane! Should I have more kids!

baby prefers others over mum

Baby prefers others over mum

30.11.2015  

Q&A: My baby is 10 weeks old and I feel like he doesn’t prefer me to others. I’ve never been overly maternal so I don’t know if he picks up on this! He is breastfed with a formula before bed which his dad feeds him. My Aunty looks after him once a week for a few hours while I shop and it seems he smiles and loves being with her more than me. It has pretty much always been this way, it’s not a stage. Anyone else feel like this?

baby sleeping in arms

Baby Sleeping In Arms

26.11.2015  

Q&A: My little boy is almost 5 months old. He has never really liked napping during the day but it was easy to rock him to sleep. This past week he falls asleep quite easily in my arms but screams the second I put him down in his cot. As soon as I pick him up he resettles in my arms. We go through this five or six times until he eventually falls into a deep sleep and I can put him down into the cot. Has anyone experienced this with their little one? Is it just a phase?

iron deficiency anaemia

Iron deficiency Anaemia in babies

23.11.2015  

Q&A: My 8mth old has been diagnosed with iron deficiency anaemia and was wondering what other mums and dads did who have been through this situation. He is fully breast fed. Did you switch to formula or take extra iron. Bub isn’t a great eater at the moment

colds in babies

Preventing colds in babies while breastfeeding

18.11.2015  

Q&A: Just looking for tips on how to prevent my 5 month breastfed baby getting a cold as I feel I’m about to get one.

Leaving a wedding early because you have a baby

Leaving a wedding early because you have a baby

16.11.2015  

Q&A: A question on etiquette… I think it is rude to leave a wedding before the bride and groom but what about when you have a baby who probably won’t sleep in the pram and it finishes at midnight? Opinions please!

irritable uterus

Irritable Uterus

15.11.2015  

Q&A: I’m after people’s experience with an irritable uterus. I’m just wondering if many other people had this problem? If so, what was your experience? And did you end up carrying your baby to term?

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