How to Adapt Your Routine When Out With Baby

It’s easy in the early days of parenthood to start to feel a bit like a prisoner in your own home. The baby seems to always be either sleeping or feeding, you’ve not managed to have a shower for days and you’re surviving on hastily grabbed food you can eat with one hand. In response …

The Truth About ‘Controlled Crying’

Let’s stop blaming parents who choose to use ‘controlled crying’, and start educating on the truth about controlled crying. As a new parent, one of the biggest challenges you are likely to face is sleep. Helping your baby learn to sleep. Getting enough sleep yourself. Dealing with everybody’s well-meaning questions about sleep. It will become …

5 Ways to Prepare Your Baby’s Sleep Environment

It’s a cry heard in houses across the world: “Why won’t my baby sleep?” Well, one big factor is your baby’s sleep environment, especially once your baby moves beyond the newborn stage of being able to sleep anywhere. Taking some time to prepare your baby’s sleep environment – ensuring this environment is as consistent as …

Settling Your Baby — The Realistic Approach

Let’s face it, learning how to settle your baby is one of the most important skills as a new parent. I am quite happy that babies are not born with an innate ability to do it. If they were, I would be out of a job and would not have had the experience of helping …

Posseting: Is Your Baby Bringing Up Milk After Feeding?

Almost all babies posset (some more than others) during the early months. Posseting is the regurgitation of small quantities of undigested milk following each feed. Your baby’s oesophageal sphincter – the little valve between the oesophagus and stomach – is very immature after birth and although it is designed to prevent regurgitation, it usually takes …