Category Archives: Feeding

Buying a Steriliser

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Whether you are feeding baby breast milk or formula, it’s important to keep your bottles and other feeding equipment safe and germ free. Sterilising is vital in protecting your baby against harmful bacteria and infection. These harmful bacteria can easily … Continue reading

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8 Ways to Make Breastfeeding Easier

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Although breastfeeding has many benefits for you and your baby, it doesn’t always come naturally and can be a tough skill to master for some. If you experience problems or discomfort, don’t give up as it does get easier (especially … Continue reading

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When Should I Stop Breastfeeding?

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Knowing when to stop breastfeeding is an emotive issue for many women because they feel under pressure to either breastfeed for longer than they want to or stop before they’re ready. If you are enjoying breastfeeding your little one, you … Continue reading

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Spice Up Your Baby Food

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Worried that your baby’s food is too bland? Introducing new flavours and spicing things up early on is a great way to offer your little one a varied diet.  You’ll also find that adding some new interesting tastes goes a … Continue reading

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Why Breastfeed?

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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

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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

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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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Breakfast Ideas For Your Toddler

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Everyone knows that breakfast is the most important meal to the day. Of course, telling this to your child, who’s probably more interested in building a tower with his buttered toast than eating it, probably won’t persuade him to sit … Continue reading

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Is My Baby Ready for Solids?

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Thinking of weaning your baby? There are a few signs to look out for to help you decide if the time is right. Your baby may be ready if he:   * Can hold his head up- he needs to … Continue reading

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Everything You Need To Know About a Peanut Allergy

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If your little one has a peanut allergy, his immune system will react to the food containing peanuts because it wrongly assumes this food is a threat. Allergic reactions to peanuts can be mild, but can sometimes cause a severe … Continue reading

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