********************************* The Newsletter on the Under-Fives Issue 101 : April 2013 http://www.under-fives.org/ ********************************* Welcome to the 101st issue of the Under-Fives Newsletter: thank you very much for subscribing. Contents -------- - What's New at the Web Site? - Events for Children in May - News __________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________ What's New at the Under-Fives Web Site? --------------------------------------- Under 5's Fridays at Derby Museum and Art Gallery Every Friday morning in term time events are held for children aged between 2 and 5 years and their parents and carers. No need to book. http://www.under-fives.org/activity.html Rate a Venue or Activity We've added an option not only to review a venue or activity, but to rate it out of 5 as well. Use the comments form at the bottom of each page to let us know what you think of the places you have been http://www.under-fives.org/ __________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________ Events for Children in May -------------------------- Please send announcements of future children's events to firstname.lastname@example.org Beatrix Potters Life At Tatton Park, 1-5 pm until the end of August. http://www.tattonpark.org.uk/ Mouse Tail Trail at Derby Museum and Art Gallery Find the little mice hiding in the 1001 Objects Gallery. Work out their secret code and collect a prize. 50p per child. http://wwww.derbymuseums.org/ Family Activities in Squirt's Stables at Calke Abbey Fun for children every weekend in May with lots to make and do in Squirt the Stallion's stable. Explore the stableyards and afterwards go to the childrens play area. http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/calke Wallace and Grommit at Churnet Valley Railway Come and meet everyone's favourite characters Wallace and Gromit as they take a detour on their cheese trail and pay a visit to the Churnet Valley to say hello to all their fans. 26-27 May. http://www.churnet-valley-railway.co.uk/ __________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________ News ----- Staffordshire Midwife Develops new Baby Tool Staff at Burton's Queen's Hospital has introduced a new approach which will to help protect the health of newborn babies. A unique early warning scoring chart has been developed. http://www.burtonmail.co.uk/ Mothers-to-be Eating Junk Food affect Babies Mothers who eat junk food while pregnant have already programmed their babies to be addicted to a high fat, high sugar diet by the time they are weaned, research suggests. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/ having a baby increases concern for the environment Recent research has shown that two-thirds of people feel more concern about environmental issues after having a baby http://www.journalism.co.uk/ Cutting cord early 'risk to babies' Cutting the umbilical cord immediately after birth - currently standard practice - puts the baby at risk of iron deficiency, experts say. http://www.bbc.co.uk/ Emerging consciousness glimpsed in babies A glimpse of consciousness emerging in the brains of babies has been recorded for the first time. Insights gleaned from the work may aid the monitoring of babies under anaesthesia http://www.newscientist.com/ 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 studholme.net, 2013 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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