Category Archives: Labour & Birth

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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Overdue Baby

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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

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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

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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

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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?

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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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Getting Ready for Baby

After however many months of trying to conceive, and nine months of eager anticipation, your time for delivery arrives.  It is possible however to allay a lot of fears with some very simple plans to help before, during and after … Continue reading

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How To Get In Shape After Pregnancy

Getting in shape after pregnancy does not have to be difficult. By following some of the tips below, you can have the body you had before you were pregnant by simply making a few tweaks in your diet and exercise … Continue reading

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Preparing For A New Born

As a new mum, the joy that you feel when you hold your baby in your arms for the first time is an incredible experience. To prepare for this new chapter in your life, it requires understanding what your baby … Continue reading

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