Article Category - "New Mums & Infants"
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Firstly, what is a Doula?
A doula is somebody that provides non-medical support for mothers throughout pregnancy, birth and beyond.… Read more
If your child has suffered a burn or scald you need to act quickly.
• Cool the burnt area immediately with cold running water for at least 10 minutes.
• Clothing retains heat and so remove immediately from the burnt area if possible, however, do not try to pull off clothing that has stuck to the skin. Otherwise cool for at least 10 minutes before attempting to remove.
• The size and depth of the burn will determine the type of medical help you need to seek. … Read more
How can I help turn my breech or transverse baby?Week 34
A baby starts to migrate head down from about the 28th week. If the baby is still not head down by week 34 you should probably look into doing something to encourage them.How to Help
There are many things you can do to help turn a baby who hasn’t gone head down yet. These include
- Dropping to all fours and putting your chest on the floor when you feel your baby moving.
Did you know taking part in an infant massage course with your new little bundle of loveliness can help ward off or aid recovery from post-natal depression?It Takes a Little Bit of Work
We’ve all heard how much we’ll fall in love with our babies as soon as we set eyes on them, but the reality for some mums is, it takes a little bit of work. Here’s the good news: an infant massage course, such as the one starting here in The elbowroom on Monday, March 20th, can make that little bit of work really effective and enjoyable.… Read more
Your baby is feeding and spitting up milk. That is a normal problem. A laundry problem yes, but none the less normal. However, in some cases the spitting up of milk becomes quite frequent and starts to cause the baby distress. If your baby displays these symptoms, they may have a medical condition known as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
When your baby feeds, milk moves down to the stomach, which operates with two safety valves to manage its contents.… Read more