********************************* The Newsletter on the Under-Fives Issue 79 : April 2011 http://www.under-fives.org/ ********************************* Welcome to the Under-Fives newsletter. I hope you enjoyed the sunny Easter weather: let me know if you discovered anywhere great to take under-fives. I hope you enjoy the newsletter, but if you want to be removed from our mailing please fill in the form at http://www.under-fives.org/news.html Contents -------- - What's New at the Web Site? - Special Offers - News and Events __________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________ What's New at the Under-Fives Web Site? --------------------------------------- Pre-schools A pre-school offers a range of learning, play and social activities for children aged between around two and five for about 3 hours a day in term time. Pre-schools are registered and inspected annually by OFSTED to make sure they are appropriately staffed and resourced. More pre-schools are now listed at http://www.under-fives.org/preschool.html Childminders and Babysitters Find a babysitter at our longer list at http://www.under-fives.org/childminder.html Music With Mummy Visit our new page dedicated to Jolly Babies and Music with Mummy at http://www.under-fives.org/little-hands-music/ __________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________ Special Offers and On-Line Discount Codes ----------------------------------------- Free Delivery at Thorntons Enter code FRDA when you check out. Starts 1st May. http://thorntons.at/jill 30% Off Body Shop and Free Delivery Enter code ROYAL30 online at Body Shop for 30% off. Delivery's now free till noon Tues 3 May. http://tinyurl.com/p3ae7k For more special offers see http://under-fives.org/offers.html __________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________ News and Events --------------- Nearly New Sale for Childrens' Clothes If you would like to sell the things your children have grown out of - Clothes, Toys, Baby Goods, etc - it costs just £10 for a table for you to do so. Tables can be shared with friends. The sale is in Mayfield Memorial Hall (near Ashbourne), 15th May. Contact Kerry for more details: firstname.lastname@example.org. Link between mother's pregnancy diet and offspring's chances of obesity Scientists have discovered that a mother's nutrition during pregnancy can strongly influence her child's risk of obesity many years later. The study shows that this effect acts independently of how fat or thin the mother is and of the child's weight at birth. http://www.southampton.ac.uk/mediacentre/news/2011/apr/11_41.shtml Screening may spot autism in one-year-olds Asking parents a few simple questions about their baby during routine one-year well-baby checks can help spot early autism, say US experts. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-13199618 'Sleep babies on their back' advice linked to flat head Advice to lie babies on their back for sleep to avoid cot death is having a side-effect - more infants now have a flat head as a result, say experts. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-12957435 For more news and events announcements grab our newsfeed from http://www.under-fives.org/newsfeed.html It's free and instantly updates you with the latest news and events via e-mail, your web browser or any news feed reader. ___________________________________________________________ Copyright jillstudholme.com , 2011 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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