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Tricia

Pregnancy, Birth and New Baby Support

Planning Postnatal Care

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 …

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Summer holidays 2014

I can’t believe the holidays are over!!!  Blink and you miss it.  It’s been a brilliant few weeks filled with sun (in Scotland), beaches, fruit picking, day trips, chillaxing and more.  I have to say at times it’s been full-on crazy trying to keep three energetic boys entertained and come lunch time, I’ve had to …

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Is he good?

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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Tricia’s top ten tips – Breastfeeding Twins

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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