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This article will help you find baby toys that encourage your baby to enjoy playing with toys and stimulate the next stage of discovery. In the first year…

For packs & slings, firstly you need to decide between a front pack, back pack or sling and then weigh up the features between different brands. This article…

This article outlines the main options for car seats for babies and children in New Zealand. Safety issues and costs of car seats are also discussed.

When you first start getting out and about with baby, you’ll feel like you’re packing the entire house – including the kitchen sink! It’s hard to know just…

This article provides you with all you need to know about highchairs before making that all important purchase – your baby’s high chair.

This article outlines your main options for sterilizers and explains what each of the different types of sterilizers has to offer.

Here are some products to make baby feeding time easier for parents – we have tried to divide them into essentials and non essentials for baby’s feeding time. Feeding…

This article on expressing your milk provides information on expressing,  storing your breast milk, and how to fit it in around breastfeeding.

In many societies, both here in New Zealand and around the world, children grow up surrounded by the sight of breastfeeding mothers. Breastfeeding is the most natural thing…

A layette is the traditional title for a set of clothing for a newborn – originating from the French word which translates as ‘little drawer’.  Make use of…

Post natal exercises are vital to the health of new mums. Mothers matter too and post natal exercise holds many benefits for the whole family.

Coping with mastitis can be very painful– find out about the causes and preventions and get some great tips for coping with mastitis.

Nappy rash is common in babies in New Zealand – find out about nappy rash, the causes, signs and symptoms. Plus advice on available treatment, remedies, and prevention…

There are many accessories that go with nappies. Check out this handy guide to nappy accessories to see what will be useful. Whether you are using disposables or…

Modern cloth nappies (re-usables) are convenient, cost effective and kind on the environment. We review the pros and cons of modern cloth nappies here. Re-usable, pre-shaped cloth nappies…

The pros and cons of traditional square flat cloth nappies are reviewed in this article. Flat cloth nappies have been used successfully for centuries…they are cheap, gentle on the…

For a new parent choosing a nappy can be overwhelming, so we help you choose between traditional flat cloth nappies, disposable nappies, modern cloth nappies and natural nappies…