Baby Feeding and Weaning

Baby Summer Products to Use & Avoid!

Summertime can be a great time for you & your baby to enjoy each other. However, summertime also means sizzling heat, sun, sand & the beach. No worries, we have the perfect must-have & must-avoid summer products to ensure your baby be healthy & happy!   Products to Use: SPF Water-resistant Sun creams It is […]

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How to: get a Good Breastfeeding Latch

Breastfeeding is part of a natural bond between mothers and babies – but this doesn’t mean that it comes naturally to everyone. How to get your baby to latch To help create this bond and get into a feeding routine with your baby, try to breastfeed within an hour of delivering. If you’re struggling getting […]

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How to: Hold your baby whilst Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is one of the most wonderful but worrying parts of being a new mum. A lot of women fear their baby won’t latch or that the position they are in isn’t right. There are many different positions you can use when breastfeeding. There is no one position that is better than the others, so […]

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Essential New Born Care

The early stages in your new born’s life are some of the most important. To help you along the way we’ve narrowed down their essential new born care needs into these 4 categories: Skin Baby’s new born skin is delicate and sensitive so it needs extra care. Even mild stimuli can cause redness and itching […]

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Dos and Don’ts of Breastfeeding

There is a lot of literature out there on breastfeeding which can get slightly confusing for new moms. Yes, breastfeeding will seem like an uphill battle at times, but the benefits of feeding your baby breast milk make it worth it. It will  boost his\her immune system in the long run,  decrease your stress level […]

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Breastfeeding Styles

Every baby feeds differently from the next. Below are different styles of breastfeeding, observed by experts from Yale University, USA: ‘Barracuda’ type. This is the type of baby that once the breast is shown to them they energetically suck the nipple for 10-20 minutes.  This can result in painful nipples but gradually your child will […]

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When is Breast not Best

There are many benefits of breastfeeding , but there are also situations where you should avoid it completely. Whilst breastmilk is always best for your baby there are some conditions when breastfeeding should be avoided at all times. These include: If the mother is infected by HIV (AIDS). It is possible to transmit the HIV virus […]

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Tips for Breastfeeding a jaundice baby

It is not uncommon for babies to experience jaundice after birth. This is caused by a build-up of a substance called bilirubin in the blood and tissues of the body.  This can cause yellow pigment in the skin. Up to 60% of newborn babies can experience this problem.  However, only 10% are usually harmful. You can still breastfeed […]

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Baby Development Month by Month: Month 2

You’ll be getting to know your baby better now he’s not a newborn any more – and soon you’ll enjoy his first smile.   Growing and developing Your baby will be doing lots of kicking and wriggling, and at 5 weeks or so, he may start trying to lift his head when he’s lying on […]

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Baby Development Month by Month: Month 3

What to expect from your 3-month-old: development milestones, plus feeding and sleeping and playing.   Growing and developing Your baby’s personality starts shining through at 3 months. They’ll be much more attentive when awake and able to communicate with you by smiling and gurgling. You may be able to tell when they like something or […]

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