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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. […]

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The days are long but the years are fast

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On Friday I had the pleasure to once again go and see the twins that I’m helping with.  It was a much more relaxed day.  We used my Kari-Me sling and managed to get the bg to have a good long sleep in it which was exactly what she and mum both needed.  Mum also […]

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Getting home

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I’m hopeful that the new babies that I’ll be working with are going home today.  I can’t wait to start working with them tomorrow and providing some help.  I remember when we got home we didn’t tell anyone for a couple of hours so we could just snuggle in with our babies in our OWN […]

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Breastfeeding – recognising hunger cues

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I had a really lovely visit to the hospital yesterday to meet the new baby twins.  It was such a pleasure to meet them and a good reminder of how hard those first few days are in the hospital with your babies.  When I got there, after speaking to mum and dad, I noticed out […]