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Top 10 items for a nursery

Icon Written by Hospital Bassinet Hire on April 21, 2015 – 9:24 pm

Guest blog from Vanessa Sutherland, The Baby Consultant Creating a beautiful bedroom for your baby is one of the most exciting tasks for parents-to-be. But with the baby product market full to bursting it can be hard to know where to begin! 1. Bassinette While a baby can go straight to a cot, lots of parents […]

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Packing your bag for a hospital stay with baby

Icon Written by Hospital Bassinet Hire on April 20, 2015 – 4:03 pm

Packing a hospital bag for Mum & Baby Compiled with thanks to Vanessa Sutherland, The Baby Consultant CLEVER TIPS! Pack early – pack your bag around 8 months into your pregnancy Pack a small bag for the delivery suite & another bag for post-birth Prepare for the trip to hospital by leaving a towel, heat […]

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A friendly place to rest your feet & recharge

Icon Written by Hospital Bassinet Hire on March 13, 2012 – 8:02 pm

As you frequent The Mater Hospital in Sydney on your way to various doctor appointments associated with your pregnancy you are sure to come across Bites Café. One visit to this casual and warm hub on the ground floor will certainly change any negative pre-conceptions you had about eating in hospital cafeterias. In fact, you […]

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When is the best time for a 3D / 4D Ultrasound?

Icon Written by Hospital Bassinet Hire on September 27, 2011 – 11:53 am

Guest blog from Bridgette of Early View, Sydney’s premier 4D Ultrasound Centre The best time for a 3d/4d ultrasound is at 29 weeks, by 29 weeks baby has more than enough body weight, the eyes have opened and baby isn’t too big to get wedged yet so the movement is good. The 3D photos are […]

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New baby on the way? Make life easier by hiring a hospital-style bassinet

Icon Written by Hospital Bassinet Hire on August 30, 2011 – 5:26 am

Organising baby’s first bed Preparing a home for a new baby is an exciting and joyful time but it can also seem a little daunting. There are lots of decisions to be made and sometimes the “to do” list can seem overly long. A top priority for all expecting parents is to decide where their […]

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Newborn Sleeping Patterns

Icon Written by Hospital Bassinet Hire on August 30, 2011 – 1:10 am

New parents often look for advice in developing good sleeping patterns for their newborn. The Australian parenting website “Raising Children” offers some tips as well as a short video on settling techniques.

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Swaddling a Newborn

Icon Written by Hospital Bassinet Hire on August 30, 2011 – 12:58 am

Swaddling provides warmth, a sense of security and limits the ‘startle reflex’ promoting better sleep. When it comes to swaddling a newborn, everyone has their own style. We came across this gorgeous video of a nurses demonstration in hospital.

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Safe Sleeping Tips

Icon Written by Hospital Bassinet Hire on September 24, 2009 – 9:02 am

Sleep baby on the back from birth, not on the tummy or side Sleep baby with face uncovered (no doonas, pillows, lambs wool, bumpers or soft toys) Avoid exposing babies to tobacco smoke before birth and after Provide a safe sleeping environment (safe cot, safe mattress, safe bedding) Sleep baby in their own safe sleeping […]

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