New Mum

New mums and sleep

How much sleep is normal? And how can you get more? Find answers to common questions and get helpful tips. Is it normal to be tired?  Yes. Sleep deprivation is common for mums worldwide. And dads can get tired with a new baby around too. Babies have no concept of night and day so they […]

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Menstruation after childbirth

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When should you expect your periods to start again after you’ve had a baby? What’s normal? And what’s not? We answer the questions all new mums have. When will I get my period again after I’ve had a baby? There’s no definite answer to this as it varies from woman to woman. It’s also affected […]

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Tips for Breastfeeding Whilst Working

Today there are many mothers who want to or need to return to work but want to continue breastfeeding.   Here are some tips to assist you in breastfeeding your baby whilst returning to work:   Your determination and desire to continue breastfeeding is very important. You have to be organised and prepared. What is […]

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Prickly Heat Rash

Your baby’s skin is so delicate and can easily become dry and irritated. The most common irritation in babies is a prickly heat rash. With the right treatment this pesky rash can quickly and easily be dealt with.   How is a heat rash caused? A heat rash appears when your baby overheats in hot […]

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Tips to Clean your Baby’s Mouth

Your baby puts a lot of things in his mouth. It’s showing curiosity and an important way for him to learn. But it is also an easy way for germs and bacteria to cause illness. So you need to make sure your baby’s mouth is clean and protected. The importance of cleaning their mouths Babies […]

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How to Clean Cradle Cap

Skin conditions on your new born can be very worrying, however more often than not it’s just dry skin that babies can be very prone to. Cradle cap is very common in babies and there is a simple treatment that can clear it up without any cause for concern.   What is Cradle Cap?   […]

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How to brush your baby’s teeth

You’ll see that first tooth start budding from around 6 months old so it’s best to start looking after it early! The earlier you get him into a routine, the easier he’ll take to it.   How to brush his teeth Your baby will have 20 milk teeth in total so try to let him […]

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Tips for Breastfeeding While Taking Medication

It is possible for you to contaminate your breastmilk if you are taking particular drugs.   Are you having to take medication for long periods of time?  Are you on medicines for diabetes?  Or a course of antibiotics?  Or just a one off tablet like a sedative?  Whatever your situation you need to seek advice. […]

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Tips for Breastfeeding

A healthy body and mind is essential when you’re breastfeeding.  A happy mother means a happy baby!  Here are a few tips for you to keep producing good quality milk: Lots of rest! Your mammary glands will produce more milk when you are resting. Make sure you are relaxed during breastfeeding. When you are stressed […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Reducing Stretch Marks

Stretch marks! The body bugbear of women everywhere. But what are they and how do they form? Stretch marks happen when your skin is stretched significantly over a short period of time. When your skin stretches on the outside, the inside layers stretch too, causing the lower layers of your skin fibres to tear. This […]

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