A safe environment for your baby

As a child, one of the products I remember having around the home were Milton tablets. The packaging was very recognisable, meaning that at the point that I had my first baby and was shopping for essentials it was a brand I instantly recognised. Fast forward nine years and Milton products are still a regular […]

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Sterilising on the move

What is sterilising? Sterilising is basically a way of killing germs. There are 2 ways to sterilise. 1 – steaming (using an electric steriliser or by using the microwave) or 2 – using cold water and a sterilising solution, such as sterilising tablets or sterilising fluid. You can sterilise baby’s bottles, teats and dummies and […]

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Teaching children about hand hygiene

“Have you washed your hands?”How many times do you think you have asked this question since becoming a parent?I am estimating the following:At least 5 times per day x 365 days per year x 8 years = 14,600 times … and with four children that is a conservative estimate at that.Viruses and bacteria can live two hours or […]

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