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Is he good?

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An older lady recently stopped me to admire my client’s baby and the first thing she asked me is ‘Is he good?’. I want to explain that this little baby has had a huge hurdle to overcome – he’s had a serious case of silent reflux and because of that has been challenging and unsettled […]

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Helpful links and resources for breastfeeding

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As my final post for National Breastfeeding Awareness Week, I wanted to share what I feel are good links and resources for breastfeeding – specifically aimed at new mums (or supporting partners).  There’s so much help out there now, and fantastic online films and of course, let’s not forget the books.  So here’s some reading […]

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Tricia’s top ten tips – Breastfeeding Twins

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Breastfeeding twins is such a positive achievement for many families.  For some, it means overcoming a number of challenges, relevant to many singletons too, yet widely prevalent in this community.  There are a number of common contributing factors to breastfeeding twins as follows: prematurity (50% born before 36 weeks) 70-80% born by c-section learning to breastfeed, […]

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Tricia’s top ten tips for Breastfeeding

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When I was pregnant I was obsessed about breastfeeding my twins.  I was really lucky to have so much support from the local twins community to empower me.  However, I don’t think anything could have prepared me for my breastfeeding journey (and actually parenting journey too).  I was thrilled to manage to feed the twins […]

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Postnatal care – what does it mean?

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One of the interesting questions people often have is what do you mean by Postnatal care? Postnatal care is very much as it says, care post the birth of your baby and looking after the parents, providing gentle support and guidance for all those questions and worries that many parents have – some may refer […]