Entries by Chris Cuthbert from 04/2012

Why We Need a 'Budget for Babies'

| Posted 04.02.2012 | UK Politics

On average, 23 babies a year die from abuse and neglect, and thousands more grow up without the care they need to help them to thrive. I believe we have a moral duty to invest in services that can stop this from happening, but if that doesn't convince politicians, I hope the economic case will.

Learning to 'Talk Baby'

| Posted 04.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Parents often say that they wish babies came with an instruction manual. Our children's workers are taught that 'the baby is the instruction manual'. Babies are communicating with us from the day that they are born, and if we can understand their 'cues' - the movements and expressions that reveal how they are feeling - we can learn to care for them better.