Posts in Chapter Four
For Mums and Dads
  • Toilet training:
    • when to start and the signs of readiness
    • the stages of toilet training: the do's and dont's and top tips
    • essential equipment
    • common questions from parents answered

 

  • Illness & First Aid:
    • What you need know for this stage and age
    • We cover everything from immunisations, to bangs to the head, to vomiting & diarrhoea, to croup and much more
    • We explain what each illness and first aid moment entails and how to treat it
    • Best of all, the content is delivered by a highly experienced Paediatric Nurse - the person you would end up seeing at Accident & Emergency
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Chapter FourHanna SorrellSOS
For Mums and Dads

  • Nursery and pre-school: how to choose the right setting for your child
  • Understanding the differences between state and public schools and dispelling any myths
  • Pertinent questions to ask nursery and pre-school settings
  • Preparing your child for pre-school and school -  supporting learning at home
  • Keeping your child on the "right" track (for you) - managing parental pressures 

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For Mums and Dads

 

HOW TO COPE WITH THE FEAR OF PREGNANCY-RELATED TRAUMA WHEN TRYING FOR/HAVING MORE CHILDREN

 

  • Exploring why you want a second baby and ensuring any potential hiccups are ironed out before trying for another child
  • Trying for another baby after experiencing trauma with past pregnancies, or wanting to prepare in case trauma is experienced. Trauma, for the purpose of this course, is defined as fertility issues, miscarriage, traumatic birth and postnatal mental disorders
  • Your options after a traumatic experience first time round and how to build your antenatal A Team to ensure you feel armed and confident with pregnancy and/or labour the second time round
  • How to manage associated anxiety experienced whilst trying for a second or third baby
  • How not to feel lonely as a second, or third time Mum when you're surrounded by first-time parents
  • Secondary infertility: how to cope and normalising feelings you might have

 

HOW TO PREPARE FOR/COPE WITH HAVING A NEW BABY AND OLDER CHILDREN

 

  • The tried-and-tested steps to take to encourage your toddler to co-operate, and in a gentle way 
  • How to handle toddler tantrums to get the best outcome for both you and in a gentle way
  • How to get through a difficult patch with your toddler
  • How to prepare a toddler for the arrival of a sibling and get the best out of every precious moment (and not feel guilty)

  • Dealing with the so-called 'terrible twos' and 'threenagers': understanding why certain behaviours may be happening and the impact a new baby can then have

  • How to juggle a toddler and baby and ensure the toddler isn't too resentful of the new arrival

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