Baby Feeding and Weaning

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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How to: get a Good Breastfeeding Latch

Breastfeeding is part of a natural bond between mothers and babies – but this doesn’t mean that it comes naturally to everyone. How to get your baby to latch To help create this bond and get into a feeding routine with your baby, try to breastfeed within an hour of delivering. If you’re struggling getting […]

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How to: Hold your baby whilst Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is one of the most wonderful but worrying parts of being a new mum. A lot of women fear their baby won’t latch or that the position they are in isn’t right. There are many different positions you can use when breastfeeding. There is no one position that is better than the others, so […]

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Essential New Born Care

The early stages in your new born’s life are some of the most important. To help you along the way we’ve narrowed down their essential new born care needs into these 4 categories: Skin Baby’s new born skin is delicate and sensitive so it needs extra care. Even mild stimuli can cause redness and itching […]

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Breastfeeding Styles

Every baby feeds differently from the next. Below are different styles of breastfeeding, observed by experts from Yale University, USA: ‘Barracuda’ type. This is the type of baby that once the breast is shown to them they energetically suck the nipple for 10-20 minutes.  This can result in painful nipples but gradually your child will […]

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Dos and Don’ts of Breastfeeding

There is a lot of literature out there on breastfeeding which can get slightly confusing for new moms. Yes, breastfeeding will seem like an uphill battle at times, but the benefits of feeding your baby breast milk make it worth it. It will  boost his\her immune system in the long run,  decrease your stress level […]

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Baby Equipment Essentials

It can be a daunting task as parents to figure out the needs of a newborn, therefore we have put together the following baby essentials list to make it easier for you to prepare for your new arrival. Baby Clothes: Tempting as it is to fill a whole closet full of new clothes for your […]

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Baby Development Month 2

Baby Development: What to Expect from Your 2 Month Old You’ll be getting to know your baby better now he’s not a newborn any more – and soon you’ll enjoy his first smile.   Growing and Developing Your baby will be doing lots of kicking and wriggling, and at 5 weeks or so, he may […]

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Baby Development Month 3

Baby Development: What to Expect from Your 3 Month Old What to expect from your 3-month-old: development milestones, plus feeding and sleeping and playing.   Growing and Developing Your baby’s personality starts shining through at 3 months. They’ll be much more attentive when awake and able to communicate with you by smiling and gurgling. You […]

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Baby Development Month 4

What to expect from your 4-month-old: tips on your baby’s development, feeding, sleeping and playing.   Baby Development: What to Expect from Your 4 Month Old One of the joys of your baby at 4 months is her increasing awareness of the world around her. That brings about other interesting development milestones too.   Growing […]

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