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3 Tips to Aid Postnatal Recovery for New Mums

Following nine months of pregnancy and going through labour, it’s only natural that you’re not feeling yourself – well, you have just given birth to a baby! While you shouldn’t rush to get back to normal (what is normal anywhere), there are some things you can do to make yourself feel more like you again. […]

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Depression and Anxiety During and After Pregnancy

Depression and anxiety can occur at any stage throughout pregnancy and postnatally. Having a baby can be a rollercoaster of a ride in terms of emotions but depression and anxiety can cause a change in mood that is persistent and more severe than the average tearfulness that a woman may experience on the odd occasion. […]

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5 Things to Know After Giving Birth – From a Midwife

When your new bundle of joy arrives, everyone from your mother-in-law to your neighbour will be eager to give you advice on how to take care of your baby and look after yourself. While they mean well, they’re not parenting experts, but midwives are. To have a positive postnatal experience you deserve, here are 5 […]

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A Dermatologist’s Guide to Breastfeeding

Nipple and breast skin health are fundamental to your breastfeeding journey if you are choosing to breastfeed. Rather than put up with or trying to battle through the pain on your own, here are some top tips to try to prevent any soreness as well as how to manage any issues. You shouldn’t have to […]

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8 Tips to Settle your Newborn Baby in the Postpartum Period

Attempting to settle a newborn baby in the postpartum period can leave many parents feeling concerned, helpless and upset. After all, the fourth trimester is a time where your baby is adapting to the outside world. It feels alien to them, it feels overwhelming, and their brain is developing hugely at this stage. They have […]

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30 Newborn Tips for the First 30 Days

The first 30 days with your newborn are the most special, but tiredness, recovering from birth and adjusting to a new routine can leave you feeling overwhelmed. To help you enjoy your first days and weeks with your baby, Holistic Sleep Coach Alissa Pemberton gives us her 30 top tips for mums and dads with […]

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Raising Awareness of Premature Babies NICU

Going into labour early is a scary and stressful time for any parent. The busy and noisy NICU environment can be overwhelming with different machines beeping and doctors and nurses talking to you about the care your baby needs. But, there will be an end to this period of your baby’s journey – here NICU […]

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