Baby care

Baby care – Essential care tips for your baby

Despite all the planning in the world, nothing can really prepare a soon-to-be new parent for that big step after the baby is born. All that well-intentioned information and counsel offered by family and friends is just not enough and likely confusing when the stressful days arrive.

Getting to know the little miracle that is your newborn is an exciting phase. It may be hard sometimes, but this short time will be over be over so quickly. Find out what’s going on in the first few weeks of your new baby’s life.

  • Dad’s bonding tips
  • Vitamin D- how much for new baby
  • Baby massage-dos/don’t
  • Caring for baby at night /night time feeds
  • Dummy or no dummy
  • Sleep and schedules- when to wake for feeds.
  • Nappy/bottom /nappy rash care
  • Constipation in new born
  • Bath time! Sponge bath until after umbilical cord is off.
  • Play in the front/ sleep on the back
  • Baby led weaning
  • You can’t cuddle your baby too much!
  • Guides to 1st time mothers
  • New born benefits of skin to skin contact (video)

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How parents’ relationships change when the first baby arrives?

There are many hurdles and difficult obstacles to overcome when you have your first baby, not least of which is your relationship with yourself and with your partner. Your family has grown by half overnight, and now all your energy is channeled in a completely different direction. It is totally natural for the relationship between the parents to change quite significantly, so let’s embrace these changes and learn and grow with them.

Breast Feeding

Guidance for latching the baby

A mother nursing her baby—it’s one of the most beautiful images nature could create. It’s also one of the simplest. Breastfeeding is so natural, in fact, that we’ve been doing it for millions of years. (Indeed, without it, the human race wouldn’t have survived).

To find out more about services and help you in breast feeding issue talk to us.