Keep a midwife in your pocket with Nourish's online antenatal classes. Instant and unlimited access to videos, free podcasts and articles designed to help you achieve a positive pregnancy and birth and early parenting success. A wealth of expert information covering everything you could possibly want to know including; pregnancy exercise, tips on what to eat while pregnant, breastfeeding your newborn and of course giving birth.
Parents love that they can refer to our videos over and over again. It's just like having your own personal midwife at your beck and call!
The other reason why parents choose our online antenatal classes is because our videos and podcasts are compatible with your smartphone, tablet and TV. READ > what parents are saying about Nourish's online birthing classes, breastfeeding videos and antenatal class packages.
Traditional antenatal classes can be overwhelming – so much to remember! Our videos are thorough, yet easy to follow, with no time limits or restrictions so you can replay them as many times as you need. This makes them a wonderful supporting resource to hospital birthing and breastfeeding classes. And the key to a positive birth and breastfeeding success is being well informed.
All our contributors are pregnancy, birth and early parenting experts, including; Midwife Caroline Courtis and Simone Casey, International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. They are also modern mothers with loads of personal experience to share.
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According to the International Association of Infant Massage, there is both research and anecdotal evidence from families, which shows that there are many ways that babies and parents may benefit from baby massage. From helping promote relaxation and digestion to relieving constipation and preparing your little one for a peaceful night's sleep, the benefits of baby massage are endless.
It doesn’t always happen with our first, well not initially but after each subsequent attempt at getting pregnant or successful pregnancy and birth, we tend to relegate our self-care and priority down the list of our things to do. In actual fact it should be something that we implicitly do. Nourishing ourselves and self-care are an important part of conception because it fills "your cup". Our baby that we are trying to conceive, will also need to draw from the well of your cup upon conception. Therefore it is crucial to start with a well supported and nourished baseline.
Stepping into motherhood can be overwhelming, and any little pieces of information, or sometimes more importantly, experiences shared, can have a lasting impact as you lay your foundations and pave your own path. I wish you a happy breastfeeding journey, and may motherhood bring you joy and enlightenment!
When you begin breastfeeding, your nipples may be sensitive and you can expect some early nipple tenderness. Patience and practise in the early stages, especially ensuring good attachment and taking care in getting baby on and off the breast should minimise sore, cracked nipples and this should cease to be a problem after the early weeks. Here are some tips that may assist in minimising damage to your nipples.