Your baby deserves the best care possible. Dr Carol Cooper, GP and mother of three is here to offer advice -from dealing with colic to learning about sleeping patterns, Dr Carol offers helpful tips and answers to common parenting questions. Striving to bring you peace of mind while equipping you with insightful knowledge, this series of videos will help you decide what’s best for your little ones!
It is normal for newborns to sleep up to 20 hours in every 24, although not all babies will sleep this much. In the following short film Dr Carol Cooper explains sleeping patterns in your newborn baby and when should your baby sleep.
Non-stop crying in newborn babies, especially in the evenings, is a sign of colic. In the following film baby expert, Dr Carol Cooper, explains the symptoms of colic and what you can do to relieve it in your baby.
Between four and six months of age your baby may show signs that he is ready to start eating more than just milk. In the following short film Dr Carol Cooper explains the signs a baby is ready to be weaned and the best way to start.
Older babies can cry even more than when they were newborns. As their world and their awareness grow they can become frustrated and over stimulated. In this film baby expert, Dr Carol Cooper, explains the reasons why your older baby may be crying and how you can offer comfort.
Should I take my baby to the doctor? This is a question most parents will ask themselves at some point during their baby’s early years. In the following short film Dr Carol Cooper, GP and mother of three, explains the symptoms of illness parents should seek medical help for their baby.
Going back to work can be hard for both parents and their baby. Here, Dr Carol Cooper, author of Baby and Child – Your questions answered, shares her advice on how parents can make their return to work stress free for themselves and their baby.
There is no shame in admitting that you’re having a difficult day or week. Parenting may be an amazing journey, but it can be hard to see the big picture when you’re struggling with life’s day-to-day challenges. In this short film, Dr Carol Cooper, a mother of three and a GP, shares her advice for struggling parents.
Author of Baby and Child – Your questions answered, Dr Carol Cooper, explains what to expect when your baby is born, how an Apgar test is performed and how soon you’ll be able to hold your precious new baby.
Dr Carol Cooper answers new parents questions like just when can I take my newborn home? She also explains what they can expect once they take their baby home, the help you will receive from your local health service, and how soon to start bathing your baby.
Find out why women become sad and tearful for the first few days after giving birth. The following video will explain what the commonly known ‘baby blues’ are and why they occur.
Tongue Tie is a common condition affecting some newborns and can easily be treated once diagnosed. Watch on the find out more.
Changing a baby’s nappy can be a daunting experience for first time mums. Watch on to learn the steps, pick up some tips and learn some
Bath time can be a relaxing and enjoyable part of your bedtime routine with your child, but how long should you wait before bathing your newborn? Find out how and when to bath a newborn baby in this short film.
If your newborn is suffering from cradle cap then this video explains what it is and how can you treat it.
If your baby is crying and seems in pain, seems hungry but refuses to feed and is often sick then she may have reflux. Watch this short film to learn about infant reflux and how to relieve symptoms in your baby.
A sore and red bottom on your newborn is distressing for both you and your baby, but nappy rash is easily treated and can be avoided. In the following section learn more about the causes of nappy rash, as well as advice on avoiding and treating it.
After 9 months of carrying and nurturing your baby, you’ve finally given birth and have a beautiful baby to show for it, but with so much emphasis on labour and your newborn it’s easy to forget that your body has just gone through a major event. In this section find out the changes that happen to your body after delivery and how you might be feeling.
You might not be able to plan in advance when your baby arrives but you can plan your journey home from the hospital. In the following section find out how long your hospital stay might be and get advice on planning your journey home from the hospital.
There are many questions new parents want answered. Carol Cooper answers common queries such as should I give my baby a routine and what should I do about my child’s sleep problems?
As a parent it can be difficult to deal with your toddler when their teeth are coming through. Dr Carol Cooper explains how to cope with teething here.
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