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‘Grandmothering’

‘Grandmothering’ “It's such a grand thing to be a mother of a mother - that's why the world calls her grandmother”. Author Unknown Whether or not this is your first baby, your mother and your partner’s mother will no doubt be very proud and excited at the safe arrival of their grandchild! Grandmothers are [...]

2017-05-26T16:29:35+01:00

Enjoy your babymoon!

Enjoy your babymoon!   From the information often presented in magazines and the media it would seem that there is often an emphasis, even obligation, on women to get back to their pre-pregnancy routines as soon as possible after childbirth. Yet in the early weeks of motherhood, most new mums are likely to need [...]

2017-05-26T16:29:35+01:00

Motherhood at 40 plus

Motherhood at 40 plus   Having your first baby and becoming a mother in your 40s has become an increasingly popular choice for many women in the UK. More and more women and their partners are now taking the active decision to delay their fertility and starting a family, instead choosing to pursue successful [...]

2017-05-26T16:29:35+01:00

Handy hints for Dads

Handy hints for Dads   The early days, weeks and months of parenthood are often incredibly fulfilling and joyous times, but can be equally exhausting and challenging as new parents get to know their newborn baby and its care needs, start to lay down new routines, and learn to cope with the many sleepless [...]

2017-05-26T16:29:35+01:00

Your baby needs transitional care: what does this mean?

 Your baby needs transitional care: what does this mean? The majority of expectant mums enter pregnancy hoping that their baby will be born around the time of its due date, will be well-grown (of average birth weight), healthy, and ready for life outside their mother’s uterus (womb). However, circumstances sometimes mean that all of [...]

2017-05-26T16:29:36+01:00

Meningitis – knowing what to look for, acting fast

Meningitis – knowing what to look for, acting fast Simply mention the word ‘meningitis’ and many parents will admit that it is probably one of their worst nightmares. While modern meningitis vaccinations offer excellent protection, unfortunately, they aren’t able to safeguard against every form of meningitis and septicaemia. With the devastating effects of meningitis [...]

2017-05-26T16:29:36+01:00

Bonding with your new baby

Bonding with your new baby Despite there being a number of factors that can impact on parent’s bonding/attachment with their new baby, many new parents, particularly mothers, berate themselves and worry about feeling disconnected from their baby. Parents’ however, should not be so critical of their selves, because, like any new relationship, they and [...]

2017-05-26T16:29:36+01:00