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Six Problems Associated with Breastfeeding and How to Fix Them

Breastfeeding. It’s supposed to be one of the most natural actions that a mother can do with her child.  Then why is it so hard?! Sometimes, it’s not easy to just ‘put the baby on the boob’ — there many reasons why breastfeeding can feel like an uphill battle. The good news is, there are …

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Cleaning and Sterilising Bottles

Cleaning and sterilising your baby’s bottles and teats can seem overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be complicated.  A baby’s immune system is much weaker than older kids and adults when they’re born. Not being able to fight off infections can be an issue if there are residual bacteria in a baby’s bottle and teat.  …

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Co-sleeping: Is it Safe and Can it Make a Difference?

Sleeping close to your baby offers a host of benefits for development. In the first few months of life, parents want to keep their newborn baby close at all times. Overnight, this need can become more intense: parents want to feel that their child is next to them while they (at least try to!) sleep. …

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Bottle Feeding Your Baby Expressed Breastmilk

There are many reasons why a mum bottle feeds her baby with expressed breastmilk. Some mums and babies are separated for medical reasons, and some return to the workplace.  Other common reasons include: Breast refusal or baby is unable to latch Personal preference Emotional reasons Some mums worry that they won’t bond with their baby …

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