American consumers are increasingly being informed of the dangers of toxic chemicals often found in plastics, including baby bottles, as well as chemicals that contaminate the foods we eat, such as synthetic fertilizers and pesticides.
These chemicals are also found in many baby toys.
Plastics used to make toys can Continue reading
From about six months of age your baby will be on the move! He will be seeking stimulation wherever he goes. From around ten months old he will be getting himself around the room by means of rolling, crawling, shuffling or cruising. At twelve months he may be able to stand or may have even started walking. You will notice your baby’s hand-eye co-ordination and growing dexterity improving rapidly. To enhance these skills and develop his Continue reading
While the fond parents and relatives will no doubt deluge a new baby will all kinds of toys, he really won’t be ready to play with any of them for several months. New babies cannot use their hands to pick up rattles or teddies – or anything else. It is only as they grow older that they develop such skills. However some toys such as musical mobiles will attract their attention and they will enjoy listening to these and watching them move while they are still quite young. Once they suddenly find out they have hands and can grasp things, holding a small object such as a light rattle will help them to develop small motor skills. Continue reading