When Oscar and Billie were new bubs, getting a good night’s sleep was so important to me as a working mum that I obsessed over it. I turned to Midwife Cath for help and also used an Infant Sleep Specialist to come over at night time and show me how to develop good overnight routines.
“Who is that new baby’s mum and dad?” asked a three-year-old boy, the son of two clients of mine, who had just welcomed their second child into the world.
His parents were so excited to have their first born son visit his new baby sister they had a huge truck wrapped up next to the new
Have you ever heard of or had heartburn? Have you ever heard of babies with such bad heartburn they cry and cry and cry and cry? These babies are so uncomfortable, miserable and unhappy. The baby’s condition can be very distressing for parents, particularly first time mothers, who think the reason their baby is crying
I am lucky in that I’ve always had good sleepers. I feel that this has been helped by the fact that I tried to implement a routine from birth (I know the word ‘routine’ and ‘newborn’ shouldn’t even be used in the same sentence- it’s almost impossible!). When my babies were put in their cots
Written by Midwife and Maternal and Child Healthcare Nurse, Cath Curtin.
How do you know if your baby is developing at a normal rate? As a maternal and child health nurse some of my most frequent consultations are helping anxious mothers determine whether their baby’s behaviour is normal. But when your child is a newborn the
Dispelling Motherhood Myths about Babies and Sleep.
One of the biggest problems facing new mums is putting your bub to sleep. As a practicing clinician with over 30 years experience I’ve seen even the least confident of new mothers succeed in sleep. All you need to arm yourself with is the right knowledge.
During pregnancy women take