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Birth, Baby & Beyond podcast

Listen here to the podcast created for expectant parents, new mums, new grandparents and for anyone wanting to know more about becoming a parent. Midwife Cath shares over four decades of experience, guiding you through the highs and lows of being pregnant,

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Consultations with Midwife Cath

Midwife Cath offers a variety of consultations. Phone and or Skype consultations are available for families around Australia and internationally.

Private consultations for families living in Melbourne, Victoria are available only on Fridays. The consultations are available for pre birth consultations,

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Master Class with Midwife Cath – Babies to Toddlers ~ February 2018

The first Master Class for 2018 is in February.  Please email midwifecath@gmail directly for information and to book your place.  Bring along friends, mothers group or grandparents.

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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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