Christmas Time and Baby – How to make it all work for everyone.

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Christmas Time, Mistletoe and Wine, Children Singing … yep, it’s that time of the year again: Friends and family returning home from far afield to visit, parties to go to, presents to buy, fairs to visit … It can be overwhelming and stressful for most adults. And now there’s a baby in the mix too! The festive season throws up … Read More

Feeding Tiny Humans – To Schedule or Not?

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Babies are tiny humans. We all started as tiny humans and, all going well, our babies will keep growing and one day be big humans like us. Just like for us big humans, a tiny human’s needs for food and drink vary at different times of the day and on different days. And how we meet those needs – whether … Read More

Breastfeeding in a Sling

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When contacting me about a sling to use, a lot of mums add “one I can feed in” to their requirements. Often followed by “I need to be able to feed the baby and have both hands for the toddler”. Phew, now there’s a few boxes to tick! Theory and Practice In theory, you can feed in all ergonomic slings, … Read More

Breastfeeding – Facts and Myths

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Here are some facts about breastmilk you may not have been aware of … and some myths busted along the way 🙂 Breastmilk contains hundreds of ingredients that cannot be produced artificially- Breastmilk is unique and custom-made for each baby and each breastfeed – no two breastmilks or breastfeeds are the same. The composition of breastmilk changes depending on the … Read More