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Does my baby need a routine? 4 ways to measure their hunger without the stress of a routine.

August 2, 2016

Does my baby need a routine? How to I get him into one? I heard baby should feed every 4 hours? So what is a routine? For some mothers a ‘routine’ is a strict set of rules regarding when their baby should be fed and for how long, when and for how long their baby …..

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5 books every new parent should read

June 29, 2016

What are the best books that are essential reading for every new parent? We asked Helen Jeffcoat from the Australian Breastfeeding Association to recommend a few books for new parents. It’s tough out there. Like diet books, parenting books seem to be written by every second former mummy blogger. While we all love an personal …..

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The 2 sleep hormones that come with with breastmilk

December 1, 2015

It’s time to bust a few myths about breastfeeding babies to sleep. In fact, research shows that breastmilk contains sleep hormones and may even be designed to put babies to sleep. Kim Lock recalls her personal journey. You’ve heard of oxytocins and other feel-good chemicals but what about the magic of the sleep-good chemicals? Amazing …..

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9 signs of food intolerance that can lead to crying baby

June 29, 2015

We all know babies cry. But some cry much more than others. When you put this together with other signs and symptoms that are not normal – like vomiting, poor sleep, eczema or other types of rashes, even unusual bowel motions or poor weight gain, you could have a problem. And your crying baby’s tears …..

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Skin to skin can be a dad thing

August 30, 2014

Paul shares his story of the night his sixth child was born and describes how skin-to-skin contact can affect dads, too. I am now the proud dad to baby number six! Was it special? Yes. Was it better than the previous five? Yes! A surprising answer I know, but the most amazing life changing thing …..

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Growing Pains

August 17, 2014

It’s not just children who experience growing pains. Those first few months of motherhood became for Meghann Birks a beautiful, challenging time between the person she once was and who she was to become. I now understand the wry smiles and knowing glances that other parents gave me when I enthused about how much I …..

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