Breastfeeding: The Right Support Makes a Difference

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This blog post is a compilation of posts I shared on my facebook page for National Breastfeeding Week. You will find a comprehensive collection of articles and resources on my Feeding Resources Page. *************************** Thanks to our modern lifestyle, not many of us are exposed to tiny humans on a regular basis. Even less expectant parents have had the opportunity … Read More

Using a Baby Sling or Carrier – What are the Benefits?

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Using a baby sling or carrier to hold your baby or child close to your body is called “babywearing”. And it’s more than a means of transport or a hands-free kit. What are the Benefits of… … babywearing for your baby/child? meets baby’s innate need for physical contact aids the development of a strong bond with the person wearing the … Read More

10 Things Every Expectant Parent Should Know

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When I was growing my first baby, I thought I was prepared for motherhood… I thought it would just work out. I laughed off the antenatal exercise with the clock saying “Sure we know we’ve to make everything work around the baby, not the other way around.” Ha! I hadn’t a clue!! Nine years, three children, several mindees, various training … Read More

SLING guide

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I have developed the SLING guide as an aide memoire for parents and those working with parents alike. It comprises frequent queries and concerns while also addressing the fact that babywearing safety and comfort should consider the baby’s and wearer’s needs. I hope you find it helpful, Ina x (click to view full size)

Ruckeli Birth to Toddler Carrier – More Tips and Tricks


In this post, I bring you some additional tips and tricks for your Ruckeli birth to toddler carrier, fresh from my meeting with the Ruckeli lads in Berlin. You can read the general review here. We are assuming front carry with crossed straps for these tips. Shoulder Straps The innovative 2-part shoulder straps can be adjusted according to baby’s spine … Read More