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Worried for my little girl

I called for an early visit from the health visitors due to speech of my little one and they’ve referred her to everywhere possible and said she would benefit from a sen nursery. Is that her trying to tell me my little girl has a quiet possible got a disability? She said with in the first five minutes of the visit s...

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How loud is a newborn

My partner has a hearing condition where loud noises cause pain and he’s worried about how loud our baby’s cries will be?

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My 10 month old not waving or clapping

My Lo is 10 month old and he doesn’t even say mama or dada he babbles, he is also crawling and practices to stand but not waving and clapping, is this normal? Pls let me know if this okay

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Baby shakes head when feeding

My 2 month old keeps turning his head side to side when feeding. We upped his test size to see if this helps but he’s still doing it then he may randomly cry. Anyone else had this?

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Babbling

My daughters 8 months (9 on the 27th) She doesn’t really make any babbling noises just what’s in this video and lots of squealing. She makes a long of noise just not any kind of other sounds. Is anyone else’s baby the same?

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Screaming during bum changes

My boy used to be really good during bum changes, now he’s crawling even if I give him a toy he gets bored, wants to move around and will start screaming. This is even worse when I’m having to change his clothes or give him a bath. It started around 2 weeks ago, does anyone have any tips? He will start kicking and h...

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Typical Toddler or??

So… 2years and 7 months now. I only seem to see very chilled toddlers and parents actually! My little one is frantic if told no. Throws herself down, shrieks etc. Is this sort of disproportionate response normal? She does have a speech delay (expressive and receptive and some hearing issues) which I know can absol...

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Baby tantrums

Is anyone’s LO having baby tantrums. My boy screams when he doesn’t get food. I was eating my lunch today next to him on the sofa (he had already had some food and a bottle) he starts grabbing my plate and when I move it away from him he screams, I gave him a rusk and he started eating that but then screamed, he has...

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Sitting up

Anyone else’s baby crawling but won’t sit up (he turns 7 months on the 30th)

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How to encourage crawling

Never thought the day would come but my baby now loves playing on her tummy she’s rolling everywhere🥹 honestly she used to hate it and instantly roll back onto her back! How can I encourage her to crawl? She isn’t yet pushing up onto her arms either but this is massive progress for her!!

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Slapping

Please help!! My 2 year has just started slapping me a few days ago. How do I stop this? I’m worried as she is going to nursery 2 days a week and I don’t want her to do it to anyone else Just now I’ve been slapped in the face so many times and one of them in particular really hurt!!! I tell her no and that she...

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Playing then crying

My 3 month will play, be happy and smile then suddenly she’ll start crying. It can be hard to soothe her, been happening for a week now not sure why this is happening. Like her mood switches within seconds…anyone else experienced this ?

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Talking

I know all kids are different but my daughter doesn’t talk yet my son was delayed so I think she might be my family keep telling me to help her talk but I don’t know what to do anymore 😢

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When do babies start getting more cuddly?

My daughter loved cuddles as a newborn, as they all do! And I miss it so much now. She’s 7 months old and just isn’t interested, everything else around her is just to exciting 😆

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How do you get screaming toddlers into the car seat😩😩😩

It’s actually impossible

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Covering ears

My little boy has been covering his ears for months now. Sometimes it’s a reaction to noise but most of the time he isn’t affected by loud noises, he covers his ears most often when he’s around someone he doesn’t know, or in a place he’s never been before, sometimes he covers them when he doesn’t get his own way and...

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Speech concerns

Is anyone else's LO still not said dada or mama? My LO is 10 months now and still makes sounds like baba mainly and a couple other sounds. But nothing that really sounds like words yet. I keep seeing that around this age they start making sounds that sound like words. I'm not sure if I should talk to his pediatricia...

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How do you discipline your toddler?

Toddler not listening, kicking off every 5 minutes, I end up losing my temper and shout which just makes toddler worse. How can I stop this? How can I control my anger and not shout at them. I feel like I’m going to ruin my toddlers life by always telling them off and shouting it’s not what I want to do. Help please

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Baby has sharp nails! Help

I cut and file my 4 month old nails but every 2 days they becoming sharp and he is scratching his face I tried various baby files nothing seems to work. His nails are short but there are always sharp places even when I file his nails. Any suggestions what else I can do or any good nail files? Thank you

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Sucking!

Caught my little boy sucking his arms at meal times, please tell me its not just mine and how I can prevent it please? He's got little bruises on his forearms now, I feel awful for not stopping him before he managed to bruise himself

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