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Myths About Breastfeeding

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After you give birth there will be lots of advice given about breastfeeding.  However, not all advice is good advice! Here are some myths around breastfeeding: Myth : Women who drink breast milk can multiply her milk supply. Fact : You can maximize your milk production by increasing the frequency of breastfeeding and expressing milk. […]

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Irritation on Pregnant Mum’s Skin

Skin irritation is one pesky problem that you may encounter during pregnancy. An incredible itching sensation occurs for most women. The irritation is usually found in body folds such as; creases under the breasts, abdomen, groin, and armpits. These are the areas where the most friction occurs and as a result of your maternity weight, […]

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How to Swaddle a Baby

When you’re baby is crying there are many soothing techniques to calm her down. And swaddling your new born baby can be a great way to comfort her. How to Swaddle Swaddling is a soothing technique which can make your baby feel warm and gives a relaxing bed time effect that makes her calmer. Here […]

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How to relieve baby’s wind

Every baby is a gassy baby, but it’s spotting the signs and knowing how to help to relieve the pressure that you’ve got learn.   How to relieve the pressure If your baby is generally happy but gets momentarily fussy then it’s probably their way of trying to pass gas which is completely normal. They […]

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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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How to clear your baby’s nose

A stuffy nose can often unsettle your baby – especially since new-borns only know how to breathe through their nostrils at first. Clearing your baby’s nose helps her to breathe much easier but understandably a lot of babies don’t like this removal process and many parents find this to be a tricky job, so don’t […]

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How to clip your baby’s nails

You’d be surprised how fast little fingernails grow; you’ll find you need to trim them several times a week. We’ve got some tips for keeping them short. How to cut your baby’s nails Even though they’re softer than adult nails, your baby’s nails can still be sharp, so you’ve got to keep them short to […]

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Tips for Travelling by Car

If you are planning a long journey by car here are some tips to ensure you have a safe trip: Check the Condition of your Vehicle It is very important before you travel that you check your vehicle. If you are unsure about the safety of the vehicle take it to a garage and get […]

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How to clean baby’s belly button

The care of your baby’s umbilical cord is important; you need to keep it clean to prevent infections so it falls off painlessly and naturally. We’ve got some how to tips on keeping your little one’s belly button clean and healthy. Umbilical Cord As a new born, your baby keeps their umbilical cord for the […]

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