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Tummy Time for Babies

Tummy time is important for babies because it: Enables them to develop a strong back and good neck and head control and is important for the development of speech and language skills. Head control is the first skill a baby must learn. It’s important because the...

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National Smile Month

National Smile Month runs from 13th May to 13th June Help your child keep a healthy smile by following some of our top tips: Brush teeth twice a day with fluoride toothpaste The most important time to brush teeth is last thing at night before bed A small smear of...

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Are you expecting a baby??

You are protecting and nurturing your baby while s/he is in the womb but did you know it’s really important for you and your baby that you connect with baby before s/he is born. Here are some tips to try: Talk, read & sing to your baby Play your favorite music /...

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Speech & Language June Message of the Month

Some useful links: 2 Rhymes by 2 Facebook page:  https://en-gb.facebook.com/2rhymesby2/ Barnardos NI Promoting Good Mental Health:  http://www.barnardos.org.uk/barnardos_connections_parentbooklet_v6.pdf Suzanne Zedyke website:  http://www.suzannezeedyk.com/ Changing...

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