Tips for surviving the first 3 months with your baby

Tips for surviving the first 3 months with your baby

Bringing your newborn home from the hospital is exciting, but it can also be a daunting experience. Not only are you dealing with your own emotional challenges, but you are also helping your baby adjust to life outside your womb. To make this transition easier, it may...
How teething affects your baby’s sleep

How teething affects your baby’s sleep

Teething and sleep disturbance are often thought to go hand in hand. But while teething may cause some babies discomfort, it is most likely not responsible for your baby’s constant inability to sleep. If your baby is having trouble settling or is waking frequently...
Formula Feeding Basics

Formula Feeding Basics

As a midwife, if a new mum tells me that she would like to formula feed, my goal is to make sure that she does it safely. Formula feeding involves a number of steps that can take a while to master. Learning to do it properly will result in a happy, healthy and...
Your ultimate hospital bag checklist

Your ultimate hospital bag checklist

Packing your hospital bag can be an overwhelming task. There are so many things to think about that it’s easy to forget even the most basic items. The best way to ensure that you have everything ready when the big day arrives is to pack your hospital bag early. Being...
Breastfeeding for beginners

Breastfeeding for beginners

Breastfeeding is a natural way to feed your baby. It’s convenient and free, and provides your baby with all of the nutrients they need in the early stages of life. Some mums find it difficult to breastfeed. However, usually with the right support, it can become an...

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