Newborns are scary little things! So fragile, so wonderfully cute, so scarily small! Having a newborn is not easy! I remember, Alex and I spending hours just watching our little girl to check she was still breathing.

Although this stage can be overwhelming, we have written some posts which will hopefully put your mind at ease and help you on this amazing journey in to parethood.

As a new parent, you’ve probably got tons of questions! Heck, even the most experienced of parents will still have questions about newborns! They’re all so different and honestly, once the newborn stage passes – you seem to forget all the challenges!

Your baby is embarking on an exciting and incredible journey – to try to make it as seamless as possible, check out our posts below for a little help. At Water Filled Wellies we take the positive parenting approach and look at the wonderful moments as true learning experiences. We have posts on a range of topics covering what to expect after birth as your little one grows from a newborn, to a toddler and into childhood! Exciting isn’t it!?

Newborn Posts

how to remove cradle cap from an infant

How to Remove Cradle Cap | Best results

I was just looking through old photos and reminiscing about when my daughter was an infant. In this adorable photo, you can see two things really clearly: 1) she is having a whale of a time and 2) she really struggled with dreadful cradle cap. We were so stressed out by this that we spent

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what is sids

How To Prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

What is SIDS? The question “What is SIDS?” and most importantly “How can we prevent SIDS?” are commonly asked and googled amongst concerned parents across the globe. Getting your baby to sleep and stay asleep is not always easy! In fact, if you’re anything like me, this is something that has been a constant up

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4 month sleep regression

What Is The 4 Month Sleep Regression And How To Beat It?

What is the dreaded 4 month sleep regression? The 4 month sleep regression is a topic that comes up over and over again! Whether it be in playgroups, amongst mums in cafes or searched for at 2am by desperate parents – it is something that so many of us struggle with. You are not alone.

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baby decisions

Knowing What’s Best For Your Little One – How to Decide

Knowing what’s best for your little one is one of the hardest things to do, and then living with that decision and its consequences brings its own roller coaster of emotions – especially when the decision didn’t pan out the way you’d hoped.  From tummy time, sensory play, breastfeeding, combi-feeding, bottle feeding, dummy / no

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becoming a parent

Becoming A Parent Has Changed Me For The Better

The highs and lows of becoming a parent have changed me for the better. I have refined the skill of patience and become a great deal more empathetic – the impossible a year ago! Many people are concerned about the difficulties of becoming a parent; truth be told, it’s the hardest thing I’ve done to

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