Antenatal expression of colostrum

Before expressing colostrum antenatally it is important to discuss it with your midwife or obstetrician. Some potential reasons for expressing colostrum antenatally include if a mother has: Diabetes. A baby born to a mother who has diabetes (type 1 or type 2 or gestational) is at risk of low blood sugar after birth. Receiving extra Read More

P2B preferred swaddle

This is P2B preferred swaddle. Yes that is one hand out. Let me explain … I find (most) baby’s like the freedom of one hand out. Remember they had 2 free hands in utero that they could suck and flap around. Having a hand out early allows them some familiarity, a hand to suck on Read More

Comforters!

Let’s talk about comforters! Love them or hate them … some babies need them. But before you start using one there are somethings you need to consider! 1. Your baby should be hands free when introducing a comforter. That way they can move the comforter freely .. and really, that’s what a comforter is all Read More