Browsing Tag: newborn

5 things you need to do when preparing for a newborn

Pregnancy is always going to be an exciting time. But it’s also going to be incredibly stressful. You need to make sure that you are thinking about everything that needs to be completed before the little one arrives. It’s easy for things to fall through the cracks here and there and get forgotten. Preparing the […]

Self Care after giving birth

This post was originally going to be about self care for mum’s whose babies had spent time in the NICU. However, as I sat down to write this post I realised that I should have look after myself better after each of my 3 pregnancies.  We need to look after ourselves so we can look […]


The complete list of newborn essentials you NEED

THE NEWBORN ESSENTIALS YOU ACTUALLY NEED If you are pregnant, especially if this is your first baby, I know you have started thinking about what the first baby essentials are.  I know you are planning ahead and probably budgeting as getting all these essential things for a newborn can be very expensive, but where do […]

Newborn Breastfeeding Tips to get you through the first month

What is Newborn Breastfeeding really like? Brace yourself, curl up your toes, take a deep breath, ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!  That is how it felt for me breastfeeding a newborn.  Each time they latched on or attempted to I just wanted to cry and often did.  It is supposed to be the most natural thing in the world […]

Baby sleep routines

A Baby Sleep Routine – Do you even need one?

Baby Sleep Routine – Do you need one for your newborn? Before I had my children a baby sleep routine and baby sleep training were just something I watched on super nanny and thought a little ‘Victorian’ in their ideas. In fact before I had kids I thought that baby sleep training seemed quite mean, […]