********************************* The Newsletter on the Under-Fives Issue 83 : September 2011 http://www.under-fives.org/ ********************************* Welcome to the Under-Fives newsletter. I hope you enjoy it, but should you want to be removed from our mailing list please click unsubscribe 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? --------------------------------------- Baby Signing Classes for newborns to two years are now available in Glossop, Long Eaton, Alvaston, Derby, Swadlincote, Ashby, Coalville, Alfreton, Heanor, Stafford, Cannock, Stone and Ripley. http://www.under-fives.org/activity.html#Sign Derbyshire Pre-Schools Find a pre-school for your child at our newly updated directory. http://www.under-fives.org/preschool.html Childminders in Derbyshire and Staffordshire Every month childminders and babysitters are adding themselves to our list at http://www.under-fives.org/childminder.html __________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________ Special Offers and On-Line Discount Codes ----------------------------------------- Free Customised T Shirt from Vistaprint Free T shirt featuring your own photos or kid's drawings. http://clkuk.tradedoubler.com/click?p(888)a(1129516)g(19529) 10% off at Boden Free delivery and returns at Boden, and 10% off your order. http://tinyurl.com/boden-u5 20% off EuroOffice Get 20% off Office Supplies, Paper and Furniture if you use code SEPDISCOW20 before 5pm on Friday 23rd September. http://eurofficeshop.at/henryprince 30% off at Gap Get 30% off at Gap with the eVoucher code 'UKGAP30'. http://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/gap/ For more special offers see http://under-fives.org/offers.html __________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________ News and Events --------------- Baby and Toddler Friendly Show On 30 October in Sheffield from 9 til 2.30. For advice, information and ideas on maternity, babies and toddlers. http://www.the-bfg.co.uk/ Breastfeeding Moms More Agressive than Those Who Use Bottles Women who breast-feed are far more likely to demonstrate a "mama bear" effect - aggressively protecting their infants and themselves - than women who bottle-feed their babies or non-mothers, suggests a new study. It may be providing mothers with a buffer against the many stressors new mums face while at the same time, giving mothers an extra burst of courage if they need to defend themselves or their child. http://www.enn.com/top_stories/article/43210 Helicopter parents can impede child's ability to play Parental safety concerns may prevent children from getting good exercise, according to a new study that examined how families use parks. Researchers observed children in three age ranges, one of them being 0-5. http://news.ncsu.edu/releases/cb-bocarroplay/ Autism risk rises for siblings of autistic children Younger siblings of children with autism are more likely than previously thought to develop the condition themselves, according to a study backed by charity Autism Speaks. http://www.newscientist.com/article/ ___________________________________________________________ Copyright studholme.net, 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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