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Everything You Need To Consider Before Having Another Child

 

http://www.lifehacker.com.au/2015/03/everything-you-need-to-consider-before-having-another-child/In many ways, deciding whether to have another child is even harder than deciding on having the first one. Its a lot more complex than asking Do we want more children and do we have enough money? OK, go! Adding another child is almost like creating a whole new family again.

To be fair, many people don’t struggle with this. They know how many kids they want or they just go with the flow and have as many kids as they’re going to have. That’s great for them. This, though, is for the vast rest of us — the parents who are on the fence about having another child or who may be facing the prospect of calling it quits forever on having any more kids at all. (When that biological clock is ticking, deciding not to have another child can feel like slamming a door shut.) So let’s tackle this internal tug of war. Read more… 

Next frontier for ‘Internet of Things’: Babies

https://au.finance.yahoo.com/news/next-frontier-internet-things-babies-110000302.htmlAs the connected world spills over into every aspect of life, technology is making its way to babies and toddlers. New devices include Bluetooth and wireless-equipped pacifiers to bottles and connected onesies. If firms get it right, the stakes for companies focusing on connected baby products could be huge.

If firms get it right, the stakes for companies focusing on connected baby products could be huge. IDC, a market research firm, predicts that the global market for Internet of Things (IoT) devices and services will exceed $7 trillion by 2020, up from $1.9 trillion in 2013.

Want to monitor the temperature of a sick child? Just fasten the TempTraq, a flexible patch that works as a digital thermometer. For 24 hours, the patch will send temperature updates to any smartphone-yours, grandma’s or the babysitter’s-connected to its accompanying app. If the child surpasses a pre-set fever level, the app will send an alert. See more… 

Whooping cough death: Father of baby Riley Hughes has message

http://www.news.com.au/lifestyle/parenting/grieving-dads-message-for-anti-immunisation-parents-after-whooping-cough-death/story-fnet08xa-1227268866019A Perth family is grieving the death of their newborn baby from the highly contagious disease whooping cough Four-week-old baby Riley John Hughes has lost his battle with whooping cough. Source: Facebook THE father of a four-week-old baby who died from whooping cough has a message for parents who refuse to vaccinate their children. If you’re anti-immunisation/anti-logic/anti-duty of care to your society as a whole, then feel free to take a look at this picture of my son in hospital right now at 4 weeks old with whooping cough and then come and tell me how you think immunisation is a bad thing. Please keep him in your thoughts … Read more…

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