********************************* The Newsletter on the Under-Fives Issue 86 : December 2011 http://www.under-fives.org/ ********************************* Welcome to the last Under-Fives newsletter of 2011. I hope you have a very Happy Christmas and New Year. Contents -------- - What's New at the Web Site? - Christmas Shopping Discount Codes - News and Events __________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________ What's New at the Under-Fives Web Site? --------------------------------------- Childminders in Derbyshire and Staffordshire Childminders and babysitters in Alfreton, Alvaston, Ashbourne, Brassington, Burton on Trent, Buxton, Cannock, Derby, Hemington, Littleover, Long Eaton, Macclesfield, Melbourne, Newcastle Under Lyme, Ripley, Spondon, Sudbury, Stafford, Stenson Fields, Stone, Swadlincote, Swanwick, Tamworth, Tibshelf, Tideswell and Tutbury are now listed at http://www.under-fives.org/childminder.html __________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________ Christmas Shopping Discount Codes --------------------------------- There is still time to do some Christmas shopping on-line and save money with these sales and vouchers... 15% Off and Half Price Hampers at Thorntons with code AFXN To claim the 15% off chocolates at http://bit.ly/thorntons-u5 use the offer code AFXN when you checkout, offer ends 18th December 2011. Plus get 50% off hampers with free delivery. Ideal for Christmas presents. http://bit.ly/thorntons-u5 January Sales on Now at Amazon - Up to 75% off January sales have started already at Amazon at http://amzn.to/sale-u5. With up to 75% off a range of gifts: perfume, watches, toys etc. http://amzn.to/sale-u5 35 Pounds off No7 at Boots No7 Ultimate Collection - was: 65 pounds, now: 30 pounds. Plus receive a No7 Free Gift worth 31 pounds and get 5 pounds off when you spend over 30 pounds on any perfume with code FRAGRANCE1. Ends Thursday. http://bit.ly/no7-u5 15 Pounds off Vertbaudet Get 15 pounds off children's clothes at Vertbaudet when you spend 20 pound on full price items. http://bit.ly/vertbaudet-U5 30% Off Children's Posters Use code Holiday30 to get 30% off children's posters and prints at http://bit.ly/posters-u5 http://bit.ly/posters-u5 White Company: 15% Off and Free Delivery Get 15% off bed linen, great children's clothes and gifts at the White Company by clicking http://bit.ly/whiteco For more special offers see http://under-fives.org/offers.html __________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________ News and Events --------------- Please send announcements of future children's events to firstname.lastname@example.org Home birth 'carries higher risk' for first-time mothers A home birth carries a higher risk for the babies of first-time mothers, according to a study published in the British Medical Journal. For a second birth there was no difference in the risk to babies http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-15861280 Putting baby in cot after birth causes stress levels to double Separating newborn babies from their mothers causes their stress levels to nearly double and makes them far less likely to sleep, a study has found. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/ Reading to children in early years has a long term impact Children whose parents frequently read with them in their first year of school are still showing the benefit when they are 15 according to a new study. Discounting social differences, the study found children with early support remained ahead in reading. http://www.literacytrust.org.uk/news/s Behavioural problems for early babies Babies born just a few weeks early are twice as likely to have behavioural and emotional problems by the time they go to school, a study has found. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/ 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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