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How to make Breastfeeding more comfortable

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How to make Breastfeeding more comfortable

Breastfeeding can be beautiful and easy when it works but in the early days when mum and baby are both learning the ropes it can lead to aches and pains in all sorts of places which can make the process stressful. Here are some tips for making breastfeeding more comfortable: Sit with your back against the back of the chair or put cushions behind you to support your back. Bring baby into you – don’t lean forwards to make your nipple reach baby’s mouth as this puts extra strain on your back. Don’t rely on breastfeeding pillows – if you...

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Mama Q&A with Tayla and Jane

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Mama Q&A with Tayla and Jane

Do you remember the Lovely Tayla? Last month she put forward several questions to Jane our Midwife to get some straight to the point answers (which we hope answered some of your own)! So, lets give you a little update on Tayla… She has found out that she is expecting a little girly and with the weeks flying by she has started to move bring to the forefront the emotions of having another baby (how exciting)! She is continuing to crave anything sweet really proving that she is having a baby girl because what girl doesn’t love her chocolate! With...

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Want to feel as connected as possible with your baby? Here are 7 Ways to bond with your baby in pregnancy.

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Want to feel as connected as possible with your baby? Here are 7 Ways to bond with your baby in pregnancy.

In the early days of pregnancy it can be hard to feel connected with your little one and you may struggle with the idea of becoming a Mummy or Daddy – but don’t worry this is all completely normal. Perhaps baby wasn’t planned and you feel in shock, but even those of you who have been trying for ages can still need time to get your head around the idea! You may think 9 months of pregnancy is a long time but I think Mother Nature knew what she as doing because it can take this long to prepare both...

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How can you prepare yourself? Check out our four top tips!

Advice Labour Top Tip

How can you prepare yourself? Check out our four top tips!

As well as packing a hospital bag, writing a Birthing Plan and buying everything you think you need for your new arrival there are four main things you need to focus on with your own body that will help to prepare you for the “Big Day”. Here are the Top Four Things You Can Do To Prepare Yourself For Labour 1. Pelvic Floor ExercisesAs women, we should be doing pelvic floor exercises on a regular basis, and in pregnancy, this is even more important. Strong pelvic floor muscles are invaluable at this time as they allow you to carry the...

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Mamas Q&A with Tayla and Jane

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Mamas Q&A with Tayla and Jane

We would like to introduce you to the lovely Tayla! Tayla is a 23-year-old Mama who is about to embark on the adventure of a second baba. Her Beautiful Arthur was born in June 2017 weighing healthy 8lb 15oz, she enjoyed her first pregnancy even though she struggled with gestational diabetes (Not the best when you love Chocolate!). The beginning of this pregnancy hasn’t gone the smoothest either, recently becoming a single mum, but she proves each day how strong a Mum can be and can’t wait to have her little family complete with the arrival of number two in...

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