• Montessori - A Parent's Guide

    Introducing a Newborn to Dogs 

    What are the practical precautions to take and preparations to make when bring home a baby to a house with dogs.  Preparations Having a baby means lots of new objects, smells and sounds, dogs are naturally curious and will want to explore these new aspects of their home so it’s a good idea to get your dogs used to this before the baby is born. While I was still pregnant we got Holmes and Claude ready for life with a newborn. We let them sniff his blankets, his talcum powder, the nappy bags we’d be using, we pushed the empty pram around the house and set the bouncer in the…