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Is your baby sleeping safely or is your baby at risk to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)? In New Zealand, SIDS is one of the leading causes of death among babies who are 1 month to 12 months old. It claims the lives of around 45 babies each year in this country. Find out how you can prevent and help reduce the risk of SIDS happening to your baby.
Baby sign language is primarily about bonding and communicating with your little one and comes with many benefits. Babies are born with a natural instinct to communicate and make themselves understood through gesturing, smiling, crying and making sounds. Baby sign language builds on their gesturing so you can begin to understand what they are saying to you. Find out more about some of the benefits.