Category Archives: Labour & Birth

What do I pack in my labour bag for the hospital?

Don’t panic. Preparation is key and we’re here to guide you through everything you need…and some things you don’t really need. It all starts with one of the most basic aspects of labour that some women forget about; always remember … Continue reading
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Trainer Cups – which brand, what type and when to buy?

  From Munchkin and Phillips Avent, to Tommee Tippee and Beaba, along with Brother Max and Lamaze, with NUK, mOmma and Fisher-Price thrown in (and breathe), we have the best from the market on offer - for 20% off!  When … Continue reading
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The labour bag: What to pack for the hospital!

It is always a good idea to remain prepared before the birth of your new born. For this reason, it is also recommended you pack your hospital bag in advance, just in case your baby arrives early! Below is a … Continue reading
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8 Ways to Make Breastfeeding Easier

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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Overdue Baby

Going beyond your expected due date is very common, in fact, only about 4% of babies are born on their exact due date. Your due date is calculated 40 weeks after the first day of your period, however your midwife … Continue reading
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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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Boost your Baby Bond

Did you expect an immediate feeling of intense attachment to your newborn as soon as you gave birth; a feeling that would make you want to shower him with constant love and affection? Mother-baby bonding is complicated and often takes … Continue reading
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Your Newborn’s First Hours

So you’ve had nine months to plan and research what will happen when you get to hospital, but have you thought about what will happen to your baby? After you’ve given birth you may not realise that your newborn will … Continue reading
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Worried about Baby Blues?

Giving birth and the time spent with your newborn is full of both joyous and tough moments.  The lack of sleep and the sudden change of schedule can be really stressful. On top of this, hormonal changes can make this … Continue reading
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Relationships and Parenting

After months of pregnancy, welcoming a new baby into your life can feel like the end of a journey. Finally you get to meet your bundle of joy, and you no longer have to feel like a beached whale, however, it … Continue reading
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