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It’s your first festive season since you had your baby. You haven’t had a drink since you knew you were pregnant but now you are wondering, how much can I drink while I am breastfeeding? Will alcohol pass through...
A mother with a baby snuggled at her breast strokes her baby’s deliciously smooth skin, ruffles the soft downy hair on his head and gazes into his eyes as the little one curls tiny fingers around mama’s hand and...
It’s not just the milk your baby drinks that can boost her health – mothers the world over have used breast-milk as a cure-all for minor aches and pains from rashes and itchy bites, to relieving sunburn, unblocking snotty...
Imogen says, “I have a close friend with postnatal depression. Her new baby is only 7 weeks old and she has a toddler too. I want to help but she doesn’t seem to want any contact, she keeps pushing...
So often mums say, my baby wants to breastfeed all evening, I am worried about my milk supply? It’s common for young babies, especially, to ‘cluster feed’, meaning they feed very frequently or almost continuously over a period of a...
“Tell me there is no one way to ‘do’ newborns. Tell me you just have to figure out what they need. Tell me they aren’t scary.” Emily has just had her third baby two weeks ago and she is overwhelmed....
Many health professionals will assert that a mother’s  diet doesn’t make a difference to her breast milk composition or quantity: they will say,’ even starving women in third world countries produce nutritious breast milk,’ or ‘mothers will give up...
When you have a baby, it seems every man and his grandmother have an opinion – and they will share it willingly. How you feed your baby is a hot trigger for unwanted comments from random strangers so maybe...
If your baby’s bum isn’t as smooth as it should be , but red and inflamed instead, your little one will no doubt cry and be miserable, especially as urine scalds his delicate skin. Although babies with very sensitive skin...
Breastfeeding is the natural way to feed your baby, but it often doesn’t come naturally at first. It’s helpful to understand that just like learning a new dance, you and your tiny partner can take a little while to...