Becoming parents: an extraordinary experience

In-depth information and expert tips to answer your questions.

Becoming a mum and dad is an extraordinary experience, full of unique and exciting moments. But there is so much to take in and so many questions triggered by these moments. Our mission is to support you by offering you the skills and knowledge of top experts, paediatricians, obstetricians, paedagogists and other specialists along with our experience and that of many parents, to provide answers to your questions and help you to get the most our of every moment spent with your little one. In this section you will find in-depth information, guides and tips on each of the various aspects of caring for your baby, from maternity to breastfeeding, hygiene, body and healthcare, playtime, strolling and travelling. If you wish to attend an event with an expert in one of our Stores you will find information about all the dates and topics discussed, here.
Becoming a mum and dad is an extraordinary experience, full of unique and exciting moments. But there is so much to take in and so many questions triggered by these moments. Our mission is to support you by offering you the skills and knowledge of top experts, paediatricians, obstetricians, paedagogists and other specialists along with our experience and that of many parents, to provide answers to your questions and help you to get the most our of every moment spent with your little one. In this section you will find in-depth information, guides and tips on each of the various aspects of caring for your baby, from maternity to breastfeeding, hygiene, body and healthcare, playtime, strolling and travelling. If you wish to attend an event with an expert in one of our Stores you will find information about all the dates and topics discussed, here.
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Do you speak English, mammy?

In a global and multilingual world, many parents feel the need to teach their children a second language very early.
In a global and multilingual world, many parents feel the need to teach their children a second language very early.

Let’s prepare the nest

When approaching the end of pregnancy, mum and dad feel instinctively the need to prepare the room and the environment in function of the baby.
When approaching the end of pregnancy, mum and dad feel instinctively the need to prepare the room and the environment in function of the baby.

Free to move

During his first months, the baby needs to experiment in maximum freedom his progressively evolving motor skills.
During his first months, the baby needs to experiment in maximum freedom his progressively evolving motor skills.

Preventing back pain during pregnancy

When the belly begins to weigh, the posture taken by the future mother can cause a troublesome backache or backache of the pregnant woman, which affects the quality and duration of sleep and general well-being.
When the belly begins to weigh, the posture taken by the future mother can cause a troublesome backache or backache of the pregnant woman, which affects the quality and duration of sleep and general well-being.

Not only breast

Even if the great advantages of breast feeding are well known, there are conditions in which mums are forced or prefer employ bottle feeding.
Even if the great advantages of breast feeding are well known, there are conditions in which mums are forced or prefer employ bottle feeding.

Travelling safe

Car seats should be always used, even for the shortest car ride.
Car seats should be always used, even for the shortest car ride.

His Dummy, a precious ally

Sucking is a natural instinct. It allows the child to feed himself but it has also the function to comfort and calm him and contributes to the correct formation of both palate and mouth.
Sucking is a natural instinct. It allows the child to feed himself but it has also the function to comfort and calm him and contributes to the correct formation of both palate and mouth.

For a relaxed feeding

In order to perform nursing in the best possible way, it is vital that the baby is attached to the breast in the correct way.
In order to perform nursing in the best possible way, it is vital that the baby is attached to the breast in the correct way.

A very unwelcome back pain

When the bump begins to be heavy, the posture taken by the future mum can lead to an annoying bad ache.
When the bump begins to be heavy, the posture taken by the future mum can lead to an annoying bad ache.

Setting off to conquer space!

Driven by his desire to explore his environment, the baby test his still hesitant motor skills…
Driven by his desire to explore his environment, the baby test his still hesitant motor skills…

Milk and Cuddles: affection makes you grow like food

The feeding is not only an instinctive need of the child but a precious moment of knowledge and communication between the mother and her baby.
The feeding is not only an instinctive need of the child but a precious moment of knowledge and communication between the mother and her baby.

A bottle full of love

Even when bottle fed, the baby can feel his mum’s contact and love, in the same way as breast feeding.
Even when bottle fed, the baby can feel his mum’s contact and love, in the same way as breast feeding.

Organize a trip by car

Before departure, it is important to take care of some organizational aspects to better cope with a long car ride with your child.
Before departure, it is important to take care of some organizational aspects to better cope with a long car ride with your child.

Group 1 and multi-group Seats

We make clarity When choosing a seat, it must always be remembered that it is not only a matter of following the current legislation, but above all of guaranteeing the right protection for your child.
We make clarity When choosing a seat, it must always be remembered that it is not only a matter of following the current legislation, but above all of guaranteeing the right protection for your child.

Bath and cuddles

The daily bath, especially during the first months, is a moment of cuddling and relax for both mum and baby.
The daily bath, especially during the first months, is a moment of cuddling and relax for both mum and baby.

It’s bath time!

Playing during his bath is really amusing for our child and helps him to get acquainted with water.
Playing during his bath is really amusing for our child and helps him to get acquainted with water.

Take care of yourself, despite the belly

Some advice to feel at ease and in balance with your body, to feel good and beautiful even during pregnancy.
Some advice to feel at ease and in balance with your body, to feel good and beautiful even during pregnancy.

First games, first discoveries

Through play, the child improves his skills, learns and grows.
Through play, the child improves his skills, learns and grows.

Play for growing

Playing is a key activity that allows the baby to know the world and himself and to gin always new abilities.
Playing is a key activity that allows the baby to know the world and himself and to gin always new abilities.

Cot or child’s bed?

There are a lot of parents wondering which is the ideal place for sleeping.
There are a lot of parents wondering which is the ideal place for sleeping.

At ease, regardless of the bump.

Small inconveniences caused by the increase in volume of breast and bump cannot be avoided during pregnancy.
Small inconveniences caused by the increase in volume of breast and bump cannot be avoided during pregnancy.

A bottle full of love

Even if it is fed to the bottle, the baby can feel the contact and the love of the mother, as happens in breastfeeding.
Even if it is fed to the bottle, the baby can feel the contact and the love of the mother, as happens in breastfeeding.

Sleeping with the bump

While they are approaching the end of their pregnancy, several women report sleep disorder.
While they are approaching the end of their pregnancy, several women report sleep disorder.

A cot to cuddle him

During his first months, the cot, small and embracing, is the ideal place to sleep in.
During his first months, the cot, small and embracing, is the ideal place to sleep in.

His Dummy, a precious ally

The benefits of the soother in the development of the small and some advice to use it in the right way.
The benefits of the soother in the development of the small and some advice to use it in the right way.

Spoon, an unknown entity…

During weaning, the child must learn a new way to eat using tools that were previously unknown by him.

During weaning, the child must learn a new way to eat using tools that were previously unknown by him.

Bonding

Bonding is that special tie made of glances, contact and care that bonds a parent and the baby child right from the first moments after the birth
Bonding is that special tie made of glances, contact and care that bonds a parent and the baby child right from the first moments after the birth

Close together....

Sleeping close to your baby is advisable, but taking him in your bed is not safe for the baby
Sleeping close to your baby is advisable, but taking him in your bed is not safe for the baby

A little bit from breast, a little bit from the bottle

Sometimes integrating breast milk with formula milk may be required…
Sometimes integrating breast milk with formula milk may be required…

Mum, look what I am able to do!

During his first months, each single daily discovery is a key element for the development of the baby.
During his first months, each single daily discovery is a key element for the development of the baby.

Safe Sleep: 5 tips to sleep peacefully

Especially during the first months of life, some nurturing is necessary. Find out which ones!
Especially during the first months of life, some nurturing is necessary. Find out which ones!

Let’s go walking

His daily stroll is not a mere entertainment, but is a source of precious stimuli and experiences for the baby.
His daily stroll is not a mere entertainment, but is a source of precious stimuli and experiences for the baby.

Choose the baby seat

Some valuable advice to find the safest model for your child and best suited to your needs.
Some valuable advice to find the safest model for your child and best suited to your needs.

Darkness or light?

Dark - light alternation helps the baby to reach the correct asleep/awake rhythm
Dark - light alternation helps the baby to reach the correct asleep/awake rhythm

I’m like you!

The children love to imitate the daily activities of mum and dad and put all their effort into it.
The children love to imitate the daily activities of mum and dad and put all their effort into it.

Chicco’s advice for car safety

Protecting your child is one of the many ways to say ‘I love you’!
Protecting your child is one of the many ways to say ‘I love you’!

Choose a seat for large children

(Groups 2/3). “Mom are great!” Advice and suggestions for choosing the right child seat from 3 years upwards
(Groups 2/3). “Mom are great!” Advice and suggestions for choosing the right child seat from 3 years upwards

Car seats

Children are more protected if transported in the opposite direction at least for up to 15 months. Let’s find out what the benefits are.
Children are more protected if transported in the opposite direction at least for up to 15 months. Let’s find out what the benefits are.

Lightweight stroller: how to choose the best

Ultra-compact closed, and comfortable in use. Find out how to choose the best light stroller for agile, fast and serene travel.
Ultra-compact closed, and comfortable in use. Find out how to choose the best light stroller for agile, fast and serene travel.

A carrier to stay closer

The baby carrier allows a close physical contact, positive for the parent, reassuring for the baby, gratifying for both of them
The baby carrier allows a close physical contact, positive for the parent, reassuring for the baby, gratifying for both of them

How to transport a baby in a car

When traveling with an infant in the car, you need to follow some important precautions to ensure safe and peaceful trips.

When traveling with an infant in the car, you need to follow some important precautions to ensure safe and peaceful trips.

Always together, but in the bouncer

In his small bouncer, the child begins his first sensory experiments, close to his mother.

In his small bouncer, the child begins his first sensory experiments, close to his mother.

Why bring the baby into the baby carrier

Bringing the baby into the baby carrier allows close physical contact, positive for the parent, reassuring for the baby, rewarding for both.

Bringing the baby into the baby carrier allows close physical contact, positive for the parent, reassuring for the baby, rewarding for both.

Children and car sickness

Movement sickness can create discomfort and malaise by car, train, ship, or even the playground. Some precautions to follow to avoid car sickness to children.

Movement sickness can create discomfort and malaise by car, train, ship, or even the playground. Some precautions to follow to avoid car sickness to children.

A cradle to cuddle

In the first months of life, the cradle, small and cozy, is the ideal place for sleeping.

In the first months of life, the cradle, small and cozy, is the ideal place for sleeping.

Communication: the importance of pampering

Tact is one of the most important senses that develops already in the embryonic phase.

Tact is one of the most important senses that develops already in the embryonic phase.

The air we breathe

In order to protect our babies from allergies and respiratory diseases we must be careful with the air that is breathed even at home.

In order to protect our babies from allergies and respiratory diseases we must be careful with the air that is breathed even at home.

The air we breathe

To protect children from allergies and respiratory diseases, attention must be paid to the air that can be breathed even within the home. Some advice to ensure healthier air at home and in the children’s room.

To protect children from allergies and respiratory diseases, attention must be paid to the air that can be breathed even within the home. Some advice to ensure healthier air at home and in the children’s room.

in case of fever…..

Fever is the natural and useful defence of the immune system from aggressions of viruses and bacteria, but it can frighten parents….

Fever is the natural and useful defence of the immune system from aggressions of viruses and bacteria, but it can frighten parents….

Saturday night fever!

The fever in the child arrives unexpected and unwelcome, especially the weekend, creating apprehension and difficulty of parents. Some advice to address it.

The fever in the child arrives unexpected and unwelcome, especially the weekend, creating apprehension and difficulty of parents. Some advice to address it.

Humidify? Yes. But how?

In winter, colds and coughs in children are almost inevitable, but we can try to contain them, even by monitoring the humidity in the home.

In winter, colds and coughs in children are almost inevitable, but we can try to contain them, even by monitoring the humidity in the home.

Go for a walk with the child

The daily walk is not a simple pastime but it is a source of stimuli and precious experiences for the child. Here’s how to organize it to the fullest.

The daily walk is not a simple pastime but it is a source of stimuli and precious experiences for the child. Here’s how to organize it to the fullest.

Summer yes, mosquitoes no!

How to protect your baby from those annoying companions of our summers.

How to protect your baby from those annoying companions of our summers.

Protect your baby’s eyes from the sun’s rays

Protecting your eyes from the sun’s rays is good advice for anyone, but even more so for children.

Protecting your eyes from the sun’s rays is good advice for anyone, but even more so for children.

Walk in the open air

Being in the open air is good for the baby since the early days, even if for the new born baby. Just follow a few tricks to share pleasant walks of well-being.

Being in the open air is good for the baby since the early days, even if for the new born baby. Just follow a few tricks to share pleasant walks of well-being.

Humidify? Yes. But how?

In winter colds and coughs in babies are almost inevitable but we can try to contain them, also by monitoring the dampness of the house.

In winter colds and coughs in babies are almost inevitable but we can try to contain them, also by monitoring the dampness of the house.

When his nose is stuffy

Freeing his nose from excess mucus ensures regular breathing, a calm sleeping, and a relaxed attitude towards food.
Freeing his nose from excess mucus ensures regular breathing, a calm sleeping, and a relaxed attitude towards food.

Two is better than one

Carrying everything that is needed for children is tiring and demanding. Whenever possible, it is better to duplicate the accessories or choose to be easy to handle and light.

Carrying everything that is needed for children is tiring and demanding. Whenever possible, it is better to duplicate the accessories or choose to be easy to handle and light.

Always under control

Driven by their instinct of protecting their child, the parents would like to monitor him in any moment, even while he is sleeping.

Driven by their instinct of protecting their child, the parents would like to monitor him in any moment, even while he is sleeping.

With the sun in your eyes

Children’s eyes must always be protected from the sun. From the first years of life. Wide-brimmed hat and sunglasses of good quality: here are our tips.

Children’s eyes must always be protected from the sun. From the first years of life. Wide-brimmed hat and sunglasses of good quality: here are our tips.

That annoying reddening

The baby’s skin has different features from an adult’s one, and requires specific care and attention. The area covered by the nappy is more prone to irritations and reddening.

The baby’s skin has different features from an adult’s one, and requires specific care and attention. The area covered by the nappy is more prone to irritations and reddening.

The corner of the baby food for weaning

The child will soon learn to associate the highchair with the time of feeding, so it is important to create a ritual to be respected at every meal.

The child will soon learn to associate the highchair with the time of feeding, so it is important to create a ritual to be respected at every meal.

Weaning and autonomy in the child

From the psychological point of view weaning is the first important moment of partial detachment and therefore of autonomy from the maternal figure.

From the psychological point of view weaning is the first important moment of partial detachment and therefore of autonomy from the maternal figure.

The dish, your trusted friend

Cutlery designed for weaning, colorful and joyful, will become the companions in this new experience.

Cutlery designed for weaning, colorful and joyful, will become the companions in this new experience.

The eating corner

The child will early learn to associate the high-chair with meals.

The child will early learn to associate the high-chair with meals.

Today we eat out!

A lunch outside the home, from the grandparents, to the restaurant: the first meals outside the home require an important organizational effort. Some advice to organize it and manage it better.

A lunch outside the home, from the grandparents, to the restaurant: the first meals outside the home require an important organizational effort. Some advice to organize it and manage it better.

Daily hygiene of the newborn

The daily hygiene of the newborn is important and requires a lot of attention and delicacy.

The daily hygiene of the newborn is important and requires a lot of attention and delicacy.

Growing up….tastefully!

Training children to taste, getting them to know a wide range of flavors, is essential for stimulating them to appreciate any kind of food.

Training children to taste, getting them to know a wide range of flavors, is essential for stimulating them to appreciate any kind of food.

Cuddles to communicate

Cuddles and caresses are the first mean of affective communication between mum and her baby and strengthen their bond.

Cuddles and caresses are the first mean of affective communication between mum and her baby and strengthen their bond.

From breast to spoon

This article is produced by the Association “Pollicino” of Italy.

This article is produced by the Association “Pollicino” of Italy.

Prepare the baby bath

The daily bath, especially in the first months of life, is a moment of pampering and relaxation for mum and baby.

The daily bath, especially in the first months of life, is a moment of pampering and relaxation for mum and baby.

Towards autonomy: from bottle to glass

Switching from the bottle to the glass, for each child, is an important step towards acquiring a new autonomy. Some advice to help you drink from the glass.

Switching from the bottle to the glass, for each child, is an important step towards acquiring a new autonomy. Some advice to help you drink from the glass.

Lunch is ready!

Preparing meals is a daily act of love. But finding the time for an accurate preparation is hard!

Preparing meals is a daily act of love. But finding the time for an accurate preparation is hard!

Change diaper!

We choose the diaper change cream together.

We choose the diaper change cream together.

Towards autonomy

Weaning is a very delicate path, not only from a nutritional point of view: it is a first, important step towards autonomy.

Weaning is a very delicate path, not only from a nutritional point of view: it is a first, important step towards autonomy.

The magical moment of breastfeeding

Breastfeeding offers countless advantages and benefits, not only from a nutritional point of view, but also from a psycho-physical perspective, as well as in terms of the relationship between mother and baby. Let’s look at why.

Breastfeeding offers countless advantages and benefits, not only from a nutritional point of view, but also from a psycho-physical perspective, as well as in terms of the relationship between mother and baby. Let’s look at why.

How to make sure you sleep well

Sleeping well during pregnancy is crucial to the well-being of the mother-to-be.

Sleeping well during pregnancy is crucial to the well-being of the mother-to-be.

Care and well-being Anti-mosquito for children

As long as the temperatures are warm, it is essential to protect the skin of the youngest from mosquitoes. Let’s see how.

As long as the temperatures are warm, it is essential to protect the skin of the youngest from mosquitoes. Let’s see how.

Hurray we start, but in safety! For Children

4 simple rules to follow in the use and installation of the car seat to ensure safe and peaceful travel.

4 simple rules to follow in the use and installation of the car seat to ensure safe and peaceful travel.

Close neighbors …

Sleeping close to your child is recommended, but taking it to the Latvian is not safe for the child

Sleeping close to your child is recommended, but taking it to the Latvian is not safe for the child

Toys to stimulate movement

Getting used to the movement from an early age is fundamental to our children’s future health.

Getting used to the movement from an early age is fundamental to our children’s future health.

The milk from the mother, even if she isn’t there

It is possible to keep on feeding the baby using the precious milk from his mother, even if she went back to work or she needs to leave the baby for a while.

It is possible to keep on feeding the baby using the precious milk from his mother, even if she went back to work or she needs to leave the baby for a while.