New Born Feeding

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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Causes of Milk Rash

Milk rash or Atopic Dermatitis is shown in the form of red spots on your baby’s cheeks. Because it is called as milk rash,  many people think it is a skin disorder caused by breastfeeding .  In fact , milk rash is not caused by breastfeeding. Milk rash is commonly experienced by infants with parents […]

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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 1

Baby Development: Month 1 At last, your new baby’s here and you’re starting to get to know the little person you’ve been carrying for 9 months. Here’s what to expect in the first 4 weeks of your newborn’s life.   Growing and Developing Your baby will be born with several reflexes: she’ll grip your finger if […]

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Alternatives to Breastfeeding

Every mother’s desire is to breastfeed her baby because it has enormous advantages and benefits to both the mother and the child. However, there are some circumstance where the mother should not and cannot breastfeed, especially when she has issues with medications. Do not be discouraged, there are many alternatives to breastfeeding you can try when […]

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Guide: Breastfeeding 101

Breastfeeding doesn’t come naturally to every mother, it takes practice. You’ll find once you start it’s one of the best ways to bond with your baby and a natural way to protect your baby in those early stages.   The best form of nutrition you can give your newborn baby is breast milk. In fact, […]

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A Guide to Feeding Your Baby

Here’s our guide to feeding your baby in her first year.   Month 1 At first, your baby may breastfeed every few hours – as much as 12 times a day. Let her feed whenever she wants, as this will help build up your milk supply.   Month 2 Your baby might go through a growth […]

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