Category Archives: Development Information

Eumom Articles on Baby Development and Sleep


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  Baby Development and Sleep Expert http://www.eumom.ie/baby/eumom-baby-development-expert-fiona-ofarrell/   5 Tips For Coping With Bedtime When The Clocks Change https://www.eumom.ie/baby/5-tips-for-coping-with-bedtime-when-the-clocks-change/   Benefits of a Good Night Sleep for Baby & Mom https://www.eumom.ie/baby/benefits-of-a-good-night-sleep-for-baby-mom/   Do Babies Dream? https://www.eumom.ie/baby/do-babies-dream/   Why is my Baby Waking Up at Night? https://www.eumom.ie/baby/why-is-my-baby-waking-up-at-night/   Should you Talk to your Unborn Baby? https://www.eumom.ie/pregnancy/should-you-talk-to-your-unborn-baby/   Should Your Child Be Sitting In The “W” Pose? https://www.eumom.ie/baby/should-your-child-be-sitting-in-the-w-pose/   No More Guilt: Taking ‘Me Time’ Benefits Your Child https://www.eumom.ie/baby/no-more-guilt-taking-me-time-benefits-your-child/   When the […]

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Starting School ? – 6 Top tips


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6 Top Tips from paediatric occupational therapist to prepare your Child for starting school Sleep Approx 2 weeks before starting school you should start and continue a bedtime routine, this will ensure your child is getting sufficient sleep to facilitate learning. Development You should help your child become aware of right/left foot and corresponding shoes. Have your child practice putting on/off shoes. Encourage your child to sit and focus on 5 or 6 adult directed tasks, for example you pick a […]

Some Interesting Facts about Baby and Toddler Development and Sleep


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    A baby/ Toddler’s future social, emotional, perceptual, cognitive and language skills are built upon the skills mastered during the first three years of a baby’s life.   During your baby’s first three years, development occurs in a sequential order. This means each stage of development lays the foundation for the next stage of development and so on.   From the age of four onwards these skills which have been mastered lay the foundation for higher skills such as […]

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