The newborn baby

There is a baby under there!!

Covering prams with muslin wraps for some reason has become the norm for mums while walking babies. Our obsession with how long the baby must sleep during the day encourages mums to ‘de sensitise ’ the babies’ surroundings hoping he will sleep and not be disturbed by the outside world.

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Babies eventually sleep…

“When they’re little, and you go for years without a good night’s sleep, you wonder if they’ll ever make it through to morning without finding some reason to wake you up. But then one day you look at the clock and it’s 7:30 a.m……

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Pulled Elbow ~ OUCH

There are some times parents play, swing, hold, grab their child thinking it’s fun…but it has me cringing with anxiety. A pulled elbow is one of them. They are completely preventable and here is a few hints to prevent this painful episode for your little one

Prevention
• don’t swing your child by his arms
• don’t pick your child up by his hands
• always pick your little one up from under his arms.

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Formula ~ it’s food made for babies

 

Formula is food for your baby and enough of making our new mothers feel guilty about giving babies formula.

Food standards Australia New Zealand is considering placing a “warning” on tins of formula about the risks to infant health of not breastfeeding.

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Welcome to my website

Welcome to my website.  I hope I can help advise and educate you in the early days of of parenting.  The first weeks of parenting are really challenging and with my years of experience I aim to guide you through the good days and the long nights.  

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