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new mother survival

5 top new mum survival tips

From new mothers, I often hear comments like: “I can’t even have a shower because I don’t know how long she will sleep for.” Or: “It takes so long to get him to sleep that we start cooking dinner at 9 p.m.” Managing your day around a newborn can be a challenge - a new baby creates almost as much washing as a football team; you still have to eat…
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Supporting a Friend with Postnatal Depression or Anxiety

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 me away. I know she doesn’t have any family support, how can I help her? Postnatal depression is a debilitating illness that devastates families and…
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Birth. Bounce Back. Ready, Set, Go!

“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. Her baby is overwrought with Emily’s over supply of breast milk so the adage, ‘if in doubt, flop them out (your boobs, that is),’ that worked…
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Pinky McKay's Breastfeeding Simply eBook

‘Breastfeeding Simply – How to make breastfeeding easy, enjoyable and successful’ by Pinky McKay, IBCLC Lactation Consultant (that’s the gold standard for breastfeeding professionals), is a complete, easy to follow road map that reveals how you can produce nature’s own amazing wonder food for your baby – simply, easily, successfully – RIGHT NOW!