All Babies Count: support for parents Guide for parents on calming babies, managing stress and spotting the signs of post-natal depression
Becoming a new parent is a really exciting time, but it can also be challenging. All Babies Count explores the challenges that new parents face and the vulnerability of babies. The leaflet offers advice and suggestions to enable parents to start their life together in the right way to help their child become confident, happy and healthy.
It includes advice on how to how to calm a crying baby, how to manage the stress of new parenthood, how to pick up signs of post-natal depression and where to get help. An ideal resource for parents to use or for professionals to share with parents, particularly parents who are under stress.
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