Entries by Owner@15

Feeding! Life in the first 6 months of being a parent!

Life in the first 6 months of being a parent! Feeding methods and parental factors. In this series of mini blogs we look at life in the first 6 months of your baby’s life. Week 2 discusses how feeding methods and parental factors affect baby sleep. Does feeding method make a difference to baby sleep? […]

When your newborn doesn’t latch!

Help! Why can’t me and my baby breastfeed? When your newborn doesn’t latch! What do you do when your newborn doesn’t latch! Breastfeeding is a skill that needs to be learnt by mothers and babies. It is the normal way of feeding a baby but that does not mean that it comes easily to all […]

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How do I cope with the bad days?

So how do you cope with the really bad days? We all have them, days when we have had very little sleep, days when everything takes ages, days when everyone says ‘no’, days when we just want to be left alone! This Thursday is World Mental Health Day , and this year they are focusing […]

All you need to know about baby colic

Everything a new parent needs to know about baby colic! What it is, how to relieve and treat it and what works and what might work! This blog is written from my professional experience of working with hundreds of new parents as a midwife and health visitor in combination with on-going learning and up to […]

Holistic Sleep Coaching

For the next 4 months I’m privileged to be training with Lyndsey Hookway (BSc; RNC; HV; IBCLC) on her holistic sleep coaching course. Check out Lyndsey’s site here. So what is holistic sleep coaching and how can it support you? The key is in the title – ‘holistic’ ! This is a gentle exploration of […]

Spring forward ! Bedtime back!

Spring forward ! Bedtime back! Resolve sleep issues with the clocks changing! This Sunday 31st March the clocks go forward by 1 hour and British Summer Time begins! This is great news for those of us who love longer days and spring time. Not so great for anyone working an early shift on Sunday morning […]

World Sleep Day 2019

World Sleep Day 2019 World Sleep Day 2019® is designed to raise awareness of sleep as a human privilege that is often compromised by the habits of modern life (BSS, 2019). World Sleep Day is an annual event, intended to be a celebration of sleep and a call to action on important issues related to […]