Breast feeding

cluster feeding

Cluster feeding

A young baby will normally breastfeed every 2-3 hours. Cluster feeding is the name given to a group of feeds that are spaced very closely together, often as frequently as every half an hour. The result is an on-off feeding session that can last several hours. Cluster feeding can occur at any time of the

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Recovering after C sections

Pregnancy and childbirth takes a huge toll on your body but even more so if you’ve had a caesarean section. C-sections are classed as major surgery so you need to take time to let your body recover. Staying in hospital After a caesarean birth it’s normal for a woman to stay in hospital for around

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hospital feed

How do you cope when your baby is in hospital

For most women, having a baby is a joyful (if somewhat painful) experience with a short stay in hospital if there are no complications for mother and baby. Others aren’t so lucky. Sometimes there are problems during labour or health issues are detected before birth which means a stay in hospital for your newborn. How

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Dads with newborns

Dads and Newborns

Dads and newborns can be a funny mix; there are first time parents that adapt to their new role of parent with the greatest of ease, little support and just instinctively know what to do. For others it may be a rockier road and many dad’s can find themselves overwhelmed with this crying little pink

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attachment parenting

Attachment Parenting

Have you heard or attachment parenting or know what it is? Before conceiving their first child, most people don’t put much thought into the type of parent they’ll be.  Other than rolling eyes at children running riot and swearing their offspring would never get away with that kind of behaviour, the majority of people don’t really

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