Sister Lilian says...

Baby City is proud to announce the addition of Sister Lilian to our group of Baby Experts, bringing you the best in advice and tips to equip you to be the best parent that you can be!




Babys first summer

By Sister Lilian for use by Baby City – ©Sister Lilian 2017 Summer days should be filled with family happiness, fresh air and sunshine. Sister Lilian gives you pointers to make the most of the holidays if you have a new baby to consider. Of course, you might want to stay at home and continue […]

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Baby-led weaning – The only sensible way to go

You must let Baby take the lead in when she is ready for solid foods – it is her tummy, after all, says Sister Lilian! Introducing foods too early can put unnecessary strain on an infant’s immature digestive system. That’s why the World Health Organization, recognising that breast milk is the perfect first food for […]

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The art of breast milk expression

By Sister Lilian for Baby City Manual expression of breast milk in the early days of life has been shown to be as, if not more, effective than using a a pump, and less inclined to hurt sensitive breast tissue. And yet, many women end up needing to store breast milk on a regular basis […]

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Wondering what to expect and when?

Many find it easy to work out how the weeks, months and trimesters relate to each other. Click a week, a month or trimester below to see what your little one will be doing in your 'bump' at that stage.

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