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We Answer Your 5 Top Questions About Breastfeeding

Most pregnant women and new mothers will have heard the phrase ‘breast is best’, and a large percentage of expectant moms say they want to breastfeed their babies.

There are many benefits to breastfeeding for you and your baby, but like anything new it can be daunting to get to grips with all the facts.
So what’s

By |November 15th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

What is Vitamin K and why do we give it to babies?

What is Vitamin K?
Vitamin K is a fat-soluble vitamin found in green leafy vegetables, vegetable oils and cereal grains. Full-fat dairy products also contain a form of vitamin K.

It was discovered in the early part of the 20th century and found to have an important role in coagulation (clotting) of the blood.

It was considered

By |October 3rd, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

What are the benefits of yoga in pregnancy and beyond?

During pregnancy, it is recommended to stay active and take regular moderate exercise.

In recent years, this has led to a booming market in classes and groups designed for pregnant women.

Many women enjoy prenatal yoga for its combination of relaxation and fitness, and there is evidence that this is beneficial for both mom and baby.

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5 Natural Methods To Speed Along Labor If You’re Overdue

Research shows only about 1 in 25 babies are born on their actual due date. 1 in 5 arrive at 41 weeks or even later.

So remember it’s very common for babies to take their time arriving! But we know (from our own experiences) that it can feel very frustrating to go over your due date.

Every

By |September 8th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Why boredom is good for your kids!

Now that the summer vacation well underway and most kids have been off school for a week or more, parents and carers everywhere are hearing the dreaded phrase, ‘I’m bored!’.

It can be frustrating when kids have been looking forward to time off for weeks, only to claim they’re bored within the first few days (or

By |August 9th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Top tips for protecting your baby in the sun

We love sunshine! Topping up on your Vitamin D levels is important for health but it is also important to keep your little ones safe. There are far safer ways for you and your baby to get your daily dose of Vitamin D.

Remember that if your baby is less than six months old, their skin

Amazing facts about placentas

What is the placenta?
The placenta is an amazing organ. It is attached to the lining of the womb during pregnancy and is crucial for the development of your unborn child.

Every single minute one pint of blood is pumped through it to the uterus. The baby’s blood and mother’s blood never mix but pass through

By |July 12th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

The Great Baby Sleeping Debate

 

So how well does your baby sleep? Sleep is so important for healthy babies and their tired parents! There are a few lucky parents who wonder what all the fuss is about, whereas the rest of us tear our hair out trying to establish good sleeping patterns. As with everything baby, there are so many

By |July 7th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Working Whilst Pregnant – 5 Tips To Keep You Healthy

Provided you are generally healthy there is usually no reason not to continue working throughout your pregnancy.

You may want to put in place some changes to your normal routine. If you have a long commute, working from home can be an option on occasions. Or you may wish to avoid peak travel times, so you’re

By |June 28th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

7 Simple Steps to Increase Your Milk Supply

So you thought that breastfeeding would come naturally right?  For some women it does, and milk supply is never a problem. For others, and I’m amongst those, breastfeeding was always tricky, mainly because my milk supply was so low.

We tend to get offered practical support on how to breastfeed – positioning  the baby etc, but

By |June 22nd, 2017|Categories: Blog||0 Comments