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A big welcome to our iChild blog! With regular posts from both the iChild team and our specialist iChild bloggers on absolutely everything that matters to the parent, childminder, teacher or anybody who works with children aged 0 to 11.

Car Seat Confusion

Posted by iChild, February 19, 2020 10:08 AM
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A Quarter of UK Parents are putting children at risk and breaking the law due to car seat confusion. Our thanks to Kiddi Caru for sharing such an important blog with us.

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Valentine's Day gift and ideas from our iChild Shop

Posted by iChild, February 12, 2020 2:37 PM
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Valentine's Day is this Friday. So we've selected baby products and gifts from our iChild Shop, which you can give to your nearest and dearest ones with heartfelt love and affection!

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Reading with your child

Posted by iChild, February 05, 2020 1:34 PM
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This week is National Storytelling Week. We're very grateful to BookTrust for sharing their article on reading with your child with us at iChild. It's never too early to start!

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What to do if your child is showing signs of hearing loss

Posted by iChild, January 29, 2020 10:14 AM
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Hearing loss affects thousands of families across the UK but when you become a parent knowing the signs in your own child can be difficult. Ben Meredith, audiologist and Senior Clinical Specialist from hearing specialists, MED-EL, offers his advice on what to do if you suspect your baby or child may be experiencing hearing problems. Our thanks to MED-EL for sharing his article with iChild.

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Koala Bear gifts from our iChild Shop

Posted by iChild, January 22, 2020 10:48 AM
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Australia Day is this coming Sunday, 26th January. We've looked out some koala bear gifts and toys from our iChild Shop. Perfect presents, and also a great way to encourage children's interest in the amazing land of Australia. Of course, our thoughts are very much with Australia at the moment. We're also supporting WWF's Bush Fire Appeal.

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Postnatal depression - are fathers at risk?

Posted by iChild, January 15, 2020 5:46 PM
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Dr. Mark Winwood is the leading psychological expert at AXA PPP healthcare. He provides helpful advice to support dads and families who may be dealing with postnatal depression. We're grateful to him for sharing his article with iChild.

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Being a school reading volunteer

Posted by iChild, January 08, 2020 11:08 AM
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Next Best Thing to Mummy was a childminder for 14 years until her stroke. She has been employed as a preschool development worker and by the children’s centre as a support childminder. Here she shares her experience of being a school reading volunteer.

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Christmas books from our iChild Shop

Posted by iChild, December 18, 2019 9:03 AM
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The Christmas holidays are upon us! If your child's thoughts are turning to presents of a literary nature ... we've selected some lovely toys from our iChild Shop. A quick and easy way to track down the perfect gift for your little bookworm!

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Attending the school Nativity

Posted by iChild, December 11, 2019 2:01 PM
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Blogger, Next Best Thing to Mummy, worked as a childminder for 14 years, as a preschool development worker, then as support childminder for the children's center. In this blog, she looks back at her children's nativity shows. She's kindly sharing her blog with iChild - and we're sure her experiences will chime with many of us!

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Christmas Toys from our iChild Shop

Posted by iChild, December 05, 2019 2:08 PM
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As Christmas comes closer, children's thoughts may just be turning to presents... So we've selected some lovely toys from our iChild Shop. A quick and easy way to track down the perfect gift!

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