The newborn baby

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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Breastfeeding

Your baby doesn’t sleep ~ here is some help!

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It is impossible to prepare any new parent for sleep deprivation ~ it is by far the biggest issue I see in my consulting practice.  It is possible to problem solve what the problem is by sensible and practice advice,

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Bathing babies

Warm water rather than wipes ~ easier and cheaper too

Baby wipes have been proven to cause dermatitis on adult skin.  A newborn baby has really sensitive skin and constant wiping with the baby wipes can cause damage to the skin.  If you count how many times you change a baby’s nappy and add up all the times you wipe your baby’s skin,

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Breastfeeding

The newborn baby ~ primitive reflexes

Your baby has many primitive reflexes – the startle, or Morrow reflex. Your baby also has a sucking reflex. When the nipple stimulates the baby’s tongue, he will suck and swallow, suck and swallow. It’s a primitive urge to live,

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