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WHY FLOOR PLAY IS IMPORTANT- MIDWIFE CATH

Written by Midwife and Maternal and Child Healthcare Nurse, Cath Curtin.

How do you know if your baby is developing at a normal rate? As a maternal and child health nurse some of my most frequent consultations are helping anxious mothers determine whether their baby’s behaviour is normal.

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INTRODUCING THE NEW BABY TO YOUR TODDLER!

“Who is that new baby’s mum and dad?” asked a three-year-old boy, the son of two clients of mine, who had just welcomed their second child into the world.

His parents were so excited to have their first born son visit his new baby sister they had a huge truck wrapped up next to the new baby for him with his name on a card: “To Jack from your new baby sister Imogen”.

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MIDWIFE CATH- CONTROLLED CRYING (LETS CALL IT PASSIVE SETTLING)

I am lucky in that I’ve always had good sleepers. I feel that this has been helped by the fact that I tried to implement a routine from birth (I know the word ‘routine’ and ‘newborn’ shouldn’t even be used in the same sentence- it’s almost impossible!).

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THE DREADED REFLUX

Have you ever heard of or had heartburn? Have you ever heard of babies with such bad heartburn they cry and cry and cry and cry? These babies are so uncomfortable, miserable and unhappy. The baby’s condition can be very distressing for parents,

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MIDWIFE CATH: HOW TO PUT YOUR NEWBORN TO SLEEP

Dispelling Motherhood Myths about Babies and Sleep.

One of the biggest problems facing new mums is putting your bub to sleep. As a practicing clinician with over 30 years experience I’ve seen even the least confident of new mothers succeed in sleep.

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MIDWIFE CATH

I interview Cath below and I hope you enjoy her story and her interesting take on newborns. She’s so refreshing!

Cath, tell us about your career, how it all started, why midwifery, which kind of mums you’ve worked with and where you are today?

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