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Practical Demos

In this short video, dads show different ways to hold a baby. The video shows you how to change holding positions, and keep trying until you find one that baby likes. Supporting baby’s neck and head is important with newborns, and take extra care with the fontanelle – the soft spot on top of baby’s head.

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  • Last updated or reviewed 31-08-2011
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