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baby stranger anxiety
Parenthood

Baby Stranger Anxiety

Stranger anxiety or “making strange” is the name given to a baby’s nervous behaviour around unfamiliar people. You’ll notice that your baby will cry inconsolably when held by an unfamiliar

Parenthood

Baby’s Speech Milestones

Learning to talk is a skill that your baby begins working on before they’re even born. They listen to us from within the womb eventually learning to distinguish their mother’s

Parenthood

Establish Baby’s Sleep Routine

Sleep can be one of the most challenging aspects of having a baby. New parents can lose up to 50 nights worth of sleep during their baby’s first year –

know if your baby is getting enough breastmilk
Motherhood

How To Know If Baby Gets Enough Breastmilk

It’s natural that breastfeeding mothers sometimes worry that their baby is not getting enough milk. Unlike formula-feeding, there’s no way to know exactly how many ounces your baby is having

Motherhood

Breastfeeding Tips For New Mothers

Breastfeeding is natural, but that doesn’t mean it comes naturally. That’s why it’s best to be as informed as possible before embarking on this beautiful yet tricky journey. Here are

Pregnancy

Coping with Labour Pain

Whether you’re aiming for an unmedicated birth or you’re planning to accept every form of relief that your hospital can offer you, it’s helpful to have some methods of relieving

Parenthood

Baby Proofing

Baby proofing is the best way to prevent avoidable accidents and injuries in your home. When your baby starts to crawl, usually around 6-9 months of age, they will have

Motherhood

Gift Ideas For A New Mother

A mother will always remember the thoughtful things people did for her during those hectic newborn days. This gift guide is centred around the new mother and ways you can

Fatherhood

How Dads Can Help During Labour

If your partner is pregnant, you may be wondering how you can avoid being useless when it comes to labour and delivery. In reality, you are your partner’s biggest comfort

skin-to-skin contact
Parenthood

Benefits Of Skin-To-Skin Contact

Skin-to-skin is exactly what it sounds like – you and your baby having a cuddle with no clothes or blankets between you. This is sometimes referred to as “kangaroo care”

different ways to do sleep training
Parenthood

4 Popular Sleep Training Methods Explained

Sleep training (or sleep teaching) is the name given to different techniques of teaching your baby how to fall asleep without your help. So, if your baby has always needed

how to combination feed
Parenthood

How to Combination Feed

Combination feeding or mixed feeding is when you combine breastmilk and formula to feed your baby. Some people may also refer to giving expressed breastmilk from a bottle for some