Monthly Archives: April 2014

6 Ways to Prepare for Your Baby

With the birth of your little one, your mind will probably be centred on baby related things. Life with a newborn is filled with excitement and joy- those first smiles, coos and cuddles are moments to treasure. As much as … Continue reading
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Why Breastfeed?

This week’s blog comes from Lansinoh- a brand that has been supporting breastfeeding mothers for over 30 years. We all know that breastfeeding has many benefits, but what exactly are they and why should mothers’ breastfeed? Read on to find … Continue reading
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Positioning for Breastfeeding by Lansinoh

Positioning refers to getting the baby into a position where he can attach to the breast well. This is what the mother does to enable her baby to attach and feed effectively. There is no one way to hold a … Continue reading
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Lansinoh’s Principles of Attachment

The way the baby takes the breast into his mouth and keeps it in his mouth during feeding is called ‘attachment’. ‘Positioning’ describes how the mother holds her baby to enable him to attach at the breast. If the baby … Continue reading
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Establishing a Routine

As a new mum, you may be bubbling with excitement as you bring your little one home, but no doubt you’re also feeling overwhelmed about the new life you are responsible for. How do you know when your baby should … Continue reading
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Why Little Ones Love Taggies Bugs and Hugs

The idea for Taggies came from two mothers who noticed that their little ones loved to twiddle and play with the satin edges of blankets and the tags on clothes and teddies. These looped tags provide babies with lots to … Continue reading
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Feed Your Pregnancy Cravings with These Healthy Alternatives

Pregnancy cravings? Whilst you’re probably not pining for a bowl full of steamed broccoli or a green leafy salad, most pregnant women have cravings for biscuits, chocolate and ice cream. If your desire for sugar is just too much to … Continue reading
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Ten Fascinating Facts about Your Newborn

1) Your baby may have thick locks of black hair now, but it might not stay that way. It can fall out altogether in his first few weeks and then grow back or can change from straight to curly. 2) Birthmarks are … Continue reading
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How to Organise the Perfect Easter Egg Holiday Hunt

The countdown to Easter has certainly begun, and no doubt your children have already been collecting chocolate eggs from family and friends.  Easter simply isn’t Easter without an egg hunt and watching your little ones excitedly dash around to find … Continue reading
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How to Safely Treat Hay Fever While Pregnant

At this time of the year, pollen levels are beginning to rise, and for many this is the start of a summer of hay fever. Those phenomenally annoying problems of a constant runny nose, itchy eyes and tickly nose are … Continue reading
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