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Nothing can prepare you for this

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There is NOTHING that can prepare you for parenting – how many times have we said it, felt it, heard it?  I’m keen to work with expectant parents to make them feel confident and excited about the arrival of their babies.  It’s such an exciting, special and SHORT time.  We spend a lot of time focussing, […]

Edinburgh Birth and Baby Services

Fit for Motherhood – 12th November 2014

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Edinburgh Birth and Baby Services, in conjunction with Sweaty Betty Wednesday, 12 November 2014 from 18:30 to 20:00, 67 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2JG Join us for an evening of taster sessions and information, to help you in your journey through pregnancy, birth and into motherhood. Experts will be giving short talks throughout the evening on […]

Pregnancy, Birth and New Baby Support

Planning Postnatal Care

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There’s been numerous articles in the press about lack of postnatal care including support for breastfeeding. I’ve witnessed this first hand a number of times, mums feeling frazzled, overwhelmed and believing that they aren’t meeting the needs of their babies. Given how stretched our current midwifery and health visiting teams are and the situation with […]

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 […]

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 […]