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.
“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”.
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!).
1. A swing – babies do no t need swings they need the floor!
2. A walker – babies will walk when they are developmentally ready to and walkers are dangerous
3. Seats –
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,
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.
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?