There are a variety of reasons why a baby might be born via C-Section, sometimes this is a last minute change in plans and sometimes a C-Section is the plan from very early on in the pregnancy. In the case of a planned C-Section there is a lot of predictability, you may know months in… Continue reading Birth Affirmations for Caesarean
It’s that time of year again.. time to “fall back” and change the clocks. A whole extra hour of glorious sleep... haha just kidding you’re a parent! It’s actually amazing how reliably my youngest wakes up at 5:50am on the dot! So, while the clocks turning back used to mean an extra hour in bed… Continue reading It’s that TIME again; Dealing with the Dreaded Time Change…
So you have joined the exclusive club that no one really wants to be a part of…The OVERDUE club. Most people know that a due date is just a guess and only 5% of babies are actually born on their estimated due date but that doesn’t make it any easier when your guess date (that… Continue reading Welcome to the “Overdue” club..
Around six months you will notice your little one starting to show signs of readiness to eat…in fact, it will start to become difficult to keep your food away from them! Once they are physically able they will start reaching for EVERYTHING on your plate. They are old enough, eager and have hit the appropriate… Continue reading Food for Fun… Until One! Baby Led Weaning
Night Two…SUCKS! If you have had a baby ( even if it’s only 3 days old), you know exactly what I mean…and if you are expecting you really need to keep reading! Seriously, this is IMPORTANT and I cannot tell you how many new parents are surprised by the hell that is night two. Allow… Continue reading Night Two Sucks!
You spent months visualizing your labour while designing the perfect birth plan. The only problem is no one told your baby. Here it goes, Im going to say it...I hate "birth plans"! Don't get me wrong, I am a huge believer in birth strategies, goals, wish lists and tools to help prepare for labour but… Continue reading Birth is Birth…no matter how it happens!
Is this normal?! I can't tell you how often I have been asked this question! For most parents these three words nicely summarize life with a newborn. When it comes to initiating breastfeeding the answer to the "is this normal?!" question is....NO! Hear me out on this one.... Yes, breastfeeding is NATURAL and within a… Continue reading Why Breastfeeding Isn’t normal..