As a parent the internet is a wonderful resource for help. It can also be overwhelming. How do you know which advice to follow? I’ve realised over time that taking bits from here and there is the best way. I have also come across some trusted websites which I would like to share with you below.
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Ask Dr Sears is a valuable website offering information I really trust. It covers a whole host of topics from Pregnancy through to Parenting. It is relevant for all ages from newborn through to childhood. You will find yourself visiting this website regularly.
There is a section which provides information about different illnesses and how you can treat each one. I find this particularly useful.
Dr Sears focuses on attachment parenting and offers a whole section on this. I find it helpful to refer to along with other parenting styles. It is important to adapt and adopt which ever one suits you and your child.
ZERO TO THREE is a website that provides knowledge and know-how to nurture early development. It focuses on providing support and information about very young children and early development. They have a great newsletter which you can sign up to and you will receive a monthly newsletter about how children learn and grow each month from birth to age of 3. It is a fantastic resource and best of all it’s free! Visit the website to find out more.
There are lots of ways to raise a child and many different styles of parenting. If you are interested in positive parenting this is a very useful website full of guidance and support from newborns to teenagers.
This website is an excellent resource for breastfeeding advice. It is the perfect website to answer any questions or concerns you may have. It is an easy to use website which covers a range of topics including:
- Pregnancy – preparing to breastfeed
- Breastfeeding – what’s normal, common concerns etc.
- Ages & stages – covering newborn right through to the older years
- Parenting – FAQ’s etc
- Health – babies and mums and;