Your Baby

Getting to know your newborn is so sweet. Advice for new mums and dads about newborn care, crying, breastfeeding, baby bathing and skincare, newborn sleep, baby health, first immunisations, colic, reflux and more!

Birth: The first 24 hours

The birth of a new baby is extraordinary, but can be a completely overwhelming time in your life.

Your guide to breastfeeding

Boobies guide to breastfeeding

Breastfeeding may seem daunting, but remember, both you and your baby will need to learn how to breastfeed successfully. Give yourselves some time to figure it out.

Crying over spilt milk

Ooops, there goes another milk feed, power-chucked onto the floor, your dressing gown, the bed … So when does your baby’s spit-up become cause for concern?

Technology for the nursery

Even if you’re not a huge fan of gadgets, most parents end up using some kind of technology in the nursery. What are some of the latest gadgets available

Is your baby’s development on track?

Rather than comparing your child’s development to others, how about celebrating your child’s uniqueness with milestones meaningful to your own family

Life in the fourth trimester

Have you heard of Harvey Karp’s theory of the Fourth Trimester? According to him, the secret to a calmer and less colicky newborn could be as easy as following 5 simple steps

Dealing with mastitis

Breastfeeding is indeed a labour of love, with one in three of us lactating mums suffering from mastitis at some point as a consequence of our commitment. Mastitis is an infection of breast tissue caused by a blockage in one of the milk ducts. What can we do at home to avoid or treat it?

A father’s role

Having a supportive partner in the first few weeks and months after your baby’s birth can make all the difference. Here are some things that dads can do to help share the load

Your babymoon

The Babymoon is your chance to connect with your baby in those first few weeks and months. Here are some suggestions for prioritising that special time

Breastfeeding an allergic baby

The symptoms of food sensitivity can appear at any age, including in newborn babies. Some of the most common symptoms include colic, reflux, and eczema and then later, recurrent ear infections

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