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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 […]

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Bye bye babies

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Last week was the end of my first six week stint with one lovely family including their gorgeous 6 week old babies.  I’ve been working with them in between my existing job but trying as much as I could do pop in to see them.  It’s been a great six weeks and I have to […]

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Self care week – how do you self care?

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This is self-care week.  So what does that mean for you? For many they regularly self-care – going to the gym, eating well, sleeping well, maybe an odd treat to the spa, a little massage, etc.  This is probably quite similar to how my life was before I had kids.  Now I struggle to get […]

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PND – my thoughts

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One of my lovely friends sent me this article this week on post natal depression – http://www.huffingtonpost.com/lynn-shattuck/the-two-phrases-that-helped-me-through-postpartum-depression_b_4156389.html.  Post natal depression is a very serious condition that is still such a stigma in our society as all mental health issues are as people don’t take the time to understand it.  This affects not just mums, but dads. […]