Inverted or Flat Nipples: Common Breastfeeding Challenges

While it’s true that babies will get used to the feel of their own mother’s nipples, there are some nipple shapes that can be more difficult than others when learning to attach bubs to the breast. Inverted and flat nipples are the two most talked-about shape challenges, so here are a couple of tricks I’ve learnt to achieve the best possible latch.
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Tips For Settling and Calming Your New Baby

All babies cry. It’s their way of communicating their needs to us, whether it is hunger, thirst, tiredness or a comforting hug. It can be very stressful for you as a parent when your best attempts to fulfil baby’s needs, don’t result in a sleeping or settled baby.
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Perinatal Depression: Behind the Smiling Mask

Often women who are suffering from Perinatal Depression are described as if they are wearing a “smiling mask”. To the outside worlds everything appears ok, yet behind closed doors the tears start to fall and the feelings of despair and hopelessness can be intense
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Baby Shower Ideas: What to Wear

Whether you feel like a glowing mother-to-be, or a swollen, uncomfortable, ‘when will this pregnancy be over’ mumma-to-be, your baby shower is a special event that you will no doubt look back fondly on in years to come. It can be hard to settle on an outfit that proudly flaunts your growing bump, flatters your new curves and above all else, is comfortable. 

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