Introducing Your Newborn Baby to Their Siblings

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There is so much beauty to be celebrated in a growing family. The miracle of childbirth is one that is so mysterious and exciting. Let us set the scene: you are about to introduce your latest family addition to their sibling(s). Encouraging a healthy sibling bond is imperative in the integration process of growing your…

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5 Top Tips: Planning for a Baby on a Limited Budget

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First and foremost, congratulations on preparing for this amazing new chapter. Planning for a baby is an incredibly exciting time and should be a cherished period of celebration. Oh yes, we hear you loud and clear – but….am I financially ready? Preparing for the arrival of a newborn involves a few financial adjustments in order…

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5 Breastfeeding Tips to Get You Through the Night

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Attention mamabears! We know this story all too well. Being a mother is an on-call 24-7 job and when little bubs needs to be breastfed, there is no clocking off on a Friday. Night time nursing can be a challenging routine for new parents who are just entering the realm of parenthood. Nothing can truly…

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Anxiety in Breastfeeding, Mastitis & Support

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Article credit: PBC Expo, Author: Amanda Rowe http://www.pbcexpo.com.au/parenting-blogspot/anxiety-in-breastfeeding-mastitis-and-support/     I always wanted to breast feed. I gave birth to my first born in the month of September. I had no idea what I was doing. A handful of nurses popped in and out of my room to check if bub was latched on. I…

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My New ‘Feeding Friend’ By Sweet Peas & Succotash

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Article credit: Sweet Peas & Succotash https://www.sweetpeasandsuccotash.com/new-feeding-friend/   Travelling moms, this one’s for you! We just recently road tripped to Victoria, BC with our two year old and Two month old. I know… we’re crazy! It actually wasn’t that bad. Why? I think we packed really pragmatically. Which is hard to do with young kids!…

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Babyology: “A nursing pillow you’ll be happy to add to your list of friends”

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Article credit: Babyology, Kiah Thomas https://babyology.com.au/baby/feeding/breastfeeding/feeding-friend-nursing-pillow-youll-happy-add-list-friends.html   When I first started breastfeeding, sitting down for a feed took an unbelievable amount of organisation. Do I have snacks? Water? Entertainment? A pillow? For the first few weeks, taking the whole production out of the house was more than I could manage, and the idea of lugging…

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Do I Need a Breastfeeding Pillow?

Article credit: The Yummy Mummy Food Company http://www.yummymummyfood.com.au/blog/do-i-need-a-breastfeeding-pillow/ When I think back to the very first time I breastfed my baby, the first thing I remember is just how uncomfortable it was! No one thought to mention just how much time you spend sitting in one spot and in those early days that was in…

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