Starting Solids

Solids So you’re starting to get the hang of life with a young baby, things all seem to be falling in to place and then your Maternal Child Health nurse tells you that it’s time to start solids. Some parents… Continue Reading >

Feeding Baby Nightmare, Is it Doing You Harm?

Your baby is 6 months old, and you are excited to introduce solids. Within days however you become concerned, you child is not showing much interest. Your friends’ babies appear excited about feeding. You gather yourself, give it more time,… Continue Reading >

5 Myths About Baby Sleep

As new parents, we are often inundated with information about baby sleep from well-meaning family members, friends, and even strangers. Unfortunately, not all of this information is accurate – in fact, some of the most popular pieces of advice and… Continue Reading >

A Lactation Consultant’s Top tips for easier night feeds

Your newborn doesn’t know day from night; tiny tummies don’t hold enough milk for your baby to sleep through the night yet; and night time breastfeeds are important to maintain your milk supply – your prolactin (milk making hormone) levels… Continue Reading >

Busting the Booby Traps of Low Milk Supply

Pinky McKay   It can seem as though every time your baby whimpers somebody will suggest, ‘he’s hungry,’ or they may even ask, ‘are you sure you have enough milk?’ Then there is the anxiety about having your baby weighed. It feels like a… Continue Reading >

Finding Balance: Embracing the 5-5-5 method for new mothers.

In the whirlwind of new motherhood, finding balance can feel like an elusive dream. The early weeks involve you moving through many changes, both physically and emotionally. You will need to take care of yourself to allow your body to… Continue Reading >

Your Little Bundle Of Joy (and surprise), Your Baby’s Gender

Finding out that we’re pregnant, depending on what stage we are in our lives, can bring a range of reactions from pure joy to utter shock. Whatever the reaction, as long as us mothers decide to continue with the pregnancy… Continue Reading >

Exercise tips after a baby

  Once you become a parent you’ll probably find that you have a lot less time for yourself let alone exercise than you did before your child. But you have goals such as weight loss or getting back into fitness… Continue Reading >

I want to have a baby……what do I do now?

As a midwife and Managing Director of My Midwives, Liz Wilkes has seen thousands of women walking into her practice asking this question. For some, the journey will be straightforward and easy and they will be at their destination before… Continue Reading >

Announcing: Kiddipedia’s Newborn Guide 2024 Edition

What could be more beautiful than bringing a new life into the world? It is undoubtedly incomparable and unparalleled with anything else. From a baby’s first heartbeat to the moment you hold your newborn in your hands, the journey to… Continue Reading >