Bullies – it was not ok at school and it is not ok now.

17th January, 2011 - Posted by admin - 1 Comment

This article appeared in the Guardian yesterday, and has sparked a resurgence of an old anger that I try to keep buried. I have said before that that the purpose of this website is not to tell people what to do, or to give advice, but to give them the information they need to make » Read More

You can have your own opinions, but you can’t have your own facts

16th January, 2011 - Posted by admin - 2 Comments

There has been a huge amount of controversy over the last to days following an article article published in the British Medical Journal entitled : Six Months Of Exclusive Breastfeeding : How Good is the Evidence? This was covered in the media with amazing inaccuracies and attention seeking, misinformed headlines such as : Breast Is » Read More

Sign of the times

21st November, 2010 - Posted by DrBoo - No Comments

I have been signing with X since he was 4 months old. When I say with, really I mean at, as he did not sign back until a month ago. We didn’t go to any classes, as I knew some signs from work, and stuck with some key ones – bird, milk, food/eat, more, water, » Read More

These boots are made for walking

21st November, 2010 - Posted by DrBoo - 1 Comment

A month ago we bought X his first pair of shoes. He had been walking well for a couple of weeks, so decided now was the time. We bought them from Clarks. He was a size 4G. Proudly, he stepped out, shod. Next came the rain, and the need for inclement weather footwear. I tried » Read More

Do men get Post Natal Depression too?

26th September, 2010 - Posted by DrBoo - No Comments

Recent articles in the newspapers have highlighted the number of men who suffer from depression when they become fathers. The Mail The Telegraph all carried articles on the subject on 7th September 2010. The Daily Mail highlighted a comment made by the authors of a recent paper that this depression is “caused by extra pressures » Read More

New Website!

12th September, 2010 - Posted by DrBoo - No Comments

Welcome to the new and improved Baby: Manual Not Included website! Thanks for bearing with us during this period of change. And lots of thanks to Pablo for his hard work and brilliant design. Enjoy the articles, a new one has been posted today. Shorter “Blogs” will be posted more regularly from now on. Let » Read More

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