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New Parents

Time to start listening

I posted an article yesterday on Facebook about postpartum rage.  Something I’m sure the VAST majority of mothers (and fathers) have felt – even if you won’t admit openly about it.  I don’t think it’s a positive emotion to feel nor something that’s ‘OK’ but it’s probably fairly ‘normal’ and I feel it’s a warning sign …

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The Butterfly Baby Clinic – Infant Mental Health and Development

The Butterfly Baby Clinic offers a CPD in Infant Mental Health and Development for professionals working with new babies.  The aim of this course is to: to discover the rich language that newborn babies use to communicate demonstrate how babies can, and should, be active contributors to our understanding of Infant Mental Health and Development …

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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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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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