Issue 53 : January 2009
********************************* The Newsletter on the Under-Fives Issue 53 : January 2009 http://www.under-fives.org/ ********************************* A belated Happy New Year to you. I hope you find the newsletter useful but should you wish to unsubscribe you can do so at http://www.under-fives.org/news.html Contents -------- - What's New at the Web Site? - Shopping Vouchers - News and Events ___________________________________________________________ What's New at the Web Site? --------------------------- Birthday Parties More venues to hold your child's party are now listed. From play centres to farm parks and swimming pools. http://www.under-fives.org/party.html ___________________________________________________________ Special Offers and Discount Codes --------------------------------- These companies have this week have made these discount codes and special offers available to Under-Fives readers. For more offers see http://www.under-fives.org/offers.html Free contents insurance from Norwich Union For a limited time, Norwich Union Direct is offering free contents insurance to all new customers buying building insurance who have three or more claim free years with their current buildings and contents insurer. For more details click the link below and go to the Home insurance page. http://buy-insurancecovershop.at/henryprince?LID=Chi Up to 70% off at Figleaves. Elle Macpherson, Fantasie, Freya, Intimates, Calvin Klein, Hugo Boss, Diesel...all in the sale at Figleaves. http://clkuk.tradedoubler.com/click?p(170)a(1129516) White Company: 60% Off Get 60% off bed linen, great children's clothes and gifts at the White Company when you click the following link. http://clkuk.tradedoubler.com/click?p(16898)a(1129516) Body Shop, Amazon, BBC, Marks and Spencer... For more special offers and discount codes see http://www.under-fives.org/offers.html __________________________________________________________ News and Events --------------- Please send announcements of future children's events to firstname.lastname@example.org Belper Nappucino Interested in finding out more about Real Nappies? The Real Nappy event lets you see a wide variety of real nappies and to find out about the different types and styles available over a drink. Children welcome. 6 Feb 09 from 10.30 am to 1 pm at Belper Chucklebutties http://www.chucklebutties.co.uk/ New antenatal programme for dads Antenatal sessions for dads-to-be where they can discuss concerns, thoughts and meet other dads who care for their babies - are now available to children's centres and other antenatal providers following a successful pilot in Staffordshire. http://www.fatherhoodinstitute.org/index.php?id=2&cID=798 Epidurals in labour safer than thought The most comprehensive study into the risks posed by epidurals concludes that they are safer than previously thought. The chance of suffering lasting harm is between 1 in 320,000 and 1 in 80,000. http://www.newscientist.com/ Call for more male nursery staff For every 100 people working in childcare, only two are men. Men are being urged to take jobs in nurseries after a survey suggested many parents want their toddlers to have more contact with male role models. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/education/7838273.stm Implants for babies could help deaf learn to speak Brain activity that is "scrambled" in deaf cats develops normally if they are fitted with a cochlear implant shortly after birth. The finding may explain how deaf children given implants as babies can learn to speak almost as well as hearing children. http://www.newscientist.com/ If you would like to read this news as it happens, without waiting for this newsletter, then grab our newsfeed from http://www.under-fives.org/newsfeed.htmlhttp://www.under-fives.org/newsfeed.html It's free and instantly updates you with the latest news and events via e-mail, your web site or any news feed reader. ___________________________________________________________ Copyright jillstudholme.com , 2009 You are welcome to copy or forward any part of this newsletter, but please include this copyright notice and web address - http://www.under-fives.org/ Previous editions of this newsletter are archived at http://www.under-fives.org/news.html
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