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Issue 86 : December 2011

Welcome to the last Under-Fives newsletter of 2011. 
I hope you have a very Happy Christmas and New Year.

  - 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

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.

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.  

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.

15 Pounds off Vertbaudet 
   Get 15 pounds off children's clothes at Vertbaudet 
   when you spend 20 pound on full price items.

30% Off Children's Posters
   Use code Holiday30 to get 30% off children's posters 
   and prints at 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 

For more special offers see

News and Events

Please send announcements of future children's events to
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

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. 

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.

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. 

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