Constipation in Babies: Signs & How To Help

Look, no-one likes to talk about poop, but it’s one of the things you’ll find yourself thinking and talking about the most in your early days, weeks and months at home with a new baby. So let’s get into the subject: constipation.   What’s normal? Before we can talk about abnormal poop, we need to […]

Your Guide to Tummy Time

OK, what’s this tummy time? It’s all in the name: it’s time babies spend on their tummies learning to lift their heads and strengthen their muscles. The “Back to Sleep” campaign (now “Safe to Sleep”) launched in the late ‘90s helped to dramatically reduce the numbers of babies dying of SIDS.  But it did coincide […]

The Stages of Sitting For Babies

As new parents, we’re all pretty excited to see our babies reach their milestones. It’s amazing to see how much they learn and change from month to month! Sitting is one of the earlier milestones, and has the effect of completely changing your baby’s perspective on the world. Let’s look at the stages of sitting, […]

Your Growing Baby: Leaps And Growth Spurts

Babies are amazing, but they can be so, so confusing. Unless you’ve spent time with someone else’s baby, having your own — especially the first one — can be a lot to get your head around. One of the first things you’ll hear about is growth spurts, sometimes known as leaps. Let’s take a look […]

Breastfeeding Your Little One: Hygiene Tips And Tricks

Breastfeeding can look, to the casual observer, like the easiest and most natural thing in the world. Once you start doing it, however, you realise that it’s a bit more complicated than that. There’s the latch, your letdown, engorgement, and supply to worry about. But one thing many people — even lactation consultants — often […]