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Ask the child psychologist
Dr Maryhan Baker
We're kicking off our first 'Expert in your inbox' of 20201 with the child psychologist and parenting expert, Dr Maryhan Baker. Dr Maryhan has spent the last 15 years supporting families, helping them move their child from angst to courage so that everyone feels confident, calm and connected. She gives talks on how to raise resilient children, support children with anxiety, and help children manage their emotions. Dr Maryhan also runs workshops in schools, as well as train teachers and nannies so they can identify and support children with their confidence and anxieties.
Watch our previous experts
How to have a happy baby and toddler
In the sixth of our Ask The Expert series, Dr Harvey Karp, whose Happiest Baby and Happiest Toddler books and videos have guided millions of parents in navigating the early years with his simple, practical tips and innovative products. Click on the videos below for advice on nutrition, vitamins and whether a traumatic birth can result in a 'fussy' baby, and should we ever try 'controlled crying'.
Dr Harvey Karp answers your questions on your baby and toddler's development and whether a traumatic birth can impact on your baby's behaviour as well as what to do if you are worried about your toddler's development, including when to potty train and what to do with a toddler with a lisp.
Establishing healthy habits in your child
In the fifth of our ‘Ask The Expert’ series, the mother, paediatrician and co-founder of Little Tummy, Dr Sophie Niedermaier-Patramani answers your questions about how to establish healthy habits in your children. From understanding how much screen time your little one can get, to how to stop them from sucking their thumb, scroll through the videos below for a wealth of support:
Understanding sleep and your child
In the fourth of our ‘Ask The Expert’ series, Dr Sophie Niedermaier-Patramani answers your questions about sleep hygiene. Watch to learn how much sleep your little one actually needs, how to help them transition through naps and much more:
Understanding tantrums and helping your child manage their emotions
In the third of our ‘Ask The Expert’ series, Dr Sophie Niedermaier-Patramani answers your questions about tantrums. Watch to learn how what triggers 'tantrum' behaviour, what is normal and how to help little ones manage their emotions.
Your child’s immune system
In the first of our ‘Ask The Expert’ series, Dr Sophie Niedermaier-Patramani answers your questions about little ones and their immune systems. Watch to learn how many infections are 'normal', how to address allergies and how you can help boost your child's immune system with probiotics and other superfoods.
Nutrition and your child
In the second of our ‘Ask The Expert’ series, Dr Sophie Niedermaier-Patramani answers your questions about children and nutrition.
Watch to find out how to get your little ones to enjoy vegetables, what size portions we should be serving them, whether you should give your child vitamin supplements and much more.
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