Tag: baby

How to get your baby into a routine

Having a routine can make life easier and more enjoyable for you and your baby. But how do you start getting your baby to follow a schedule? Here are a few ideas. When your baby is a newborn there probably won’t be much of a pattern to what he does and even if there is, […]

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Menstruation after childbirth

When should you expect your periods to start again after you’ve had a baby? What’s normal? And what’s not? We answer the questions all new mums have. When will I get my period again after I’ve had a baby? There’s no definite answer to this as it varies from woman to woman. It’s also affected […]

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New mums and sleep

Posted in New Mum, New Mum Sleep

How much sleep is normal? And how can you get more? Find answers to common questions and get helpful tips. Is it normal to be tired?  Yes. Sleep deprivation is common for mums worldwide. And dads can get tired with a new baby around too. Babies have no concept of night and day so they […]

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Baby milestones: sitting up

Sitting up gives your baby a different view of the world. It’s a crucial stage in the journey to crawling and walking. When does sitting up happen? Your baby will be able to sit propped up or supported by cushions from birth. But he has to learn to be able to hold his head up […]

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Tummy Time

With your baby spending so much time on their back while they sleep, they need some tummy time while they’re awake! Most of your baby’s vital developments occur when they’re on their tummies.   Lying on their back is the safest position whilst they sleep, so during the day they need to spend some time […]

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What is Meconium?

Meconium is feces produced by your baby whilst they’re in the womb. Meconium is composed of materials ingested by the baby whilst he is still in the uterus. Meconium is a sticky tar like substance and is usually a dark green colour. Normally, meconium will be stay in the baby until after birth.  However, there […]

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Tips for Breastfeeding Whilst Working

Posted in Breastfeeding, New Mum

Today there are many mothers who want to or need to return to work but want to continue breastfeeding.   Here are some tips to assist you in breastfeeding your baby whilst returning to work:   Your determination and desire to continue breastfeeding is very important. You have to be organised and prepared. What is […]

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Tips to help with changes during pregnancy

With the joyful news of pregnancy comes the daunting realisation that your body is going to drastically change. We’ve got a few pick-me-ups so these changes during pregnancy are less of a worry.   Pregnancy brings lots of changes, not just to your body but your whole life and you have to be adaptable. However, […]

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How to keep your baby cool in hot weather

Your baby can’t communicate when they are too hot so it is your job to make sure they are at a comfortable temperature. Lots of problems can occur if your baby is too hot so we’ve got some tips on how you can keep your little one cool in high temperatures.   Clothing It might […]

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Baby milestones: walking

When does walking happen? It varies from baby to baby. Most will probably walk at between 12 and 15 months. But some may walk as early as 9 months, while late starters might not get on their feet unaided until they’re 17 or 18 months old. Your baby will do it at his own pace. […]

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