Diploma in early childhood development
In this lesson the student will gain a profound understanding of a baby's experience outside the womb and how this can affect their behaviour. The importance of routine in settling a baby will be discussed and the student will obtain the skill to create a daily routine that will aid in having a more settled baby
In this lesson the student will learn more about why babies cry and how they use this system to warn us that something is bothering them. We investigate the various reasons why babies cry and develop an elimination list to help us narrow down and find the reason for baby's cries.
In this lesson we delve into the art of successful sleeping. We discuss how much and how often babies should be sleeping, look at various ways to help babies fall asleep and sleep safely and master the skill of swaddling.
In this lesson the student will learn more about how much and how often babies should be feeding in the first few months. We explore the requirements for introducing solids and learn more about feeding safety.
This lesson explores why babies need to be burped and the many different ways that this can be done. We discuss various methods for burping a baby in terms of positioning, execution as well as pro's and cons to each method so you will be able to chose the best method for you and baby.
In this lesson we will learn how to interpret the contents of a nappy, how to clean baby safely and effectively and learn more about how appropriate nappy care can keep a baby healthy and happy.
We explore the world of the fourth trimester and how this can affect baby's behaviour in those first few months of life. We look at ways to help both carer and baby get through the day without compromise and learn the skill of baby massage.
We finally make sense of tummy time in this lesson. We look at why babies should be doing tummy time and for how long and when to start introducing tummy time. We discuss the various ways that tummy time can be done to accommodate a baby's needs (yes even a baby with reflux!) and explore how to have a happy tummy time experience for you and baby.Hide Lesson List