Understanding Babies’ Cries – The Key to Successful Settling

How can knowing your baby’s cries help with sleep? These days virtually every parent will have heard of Dunstan Baby Language which teaches you the different sounds that babies can make when ‘crying’. This is their communication and it can… Continue Reading >

Going Home with your Premature or Sick Newborn – Is this you?

For families who have had a premature or sick newborn, going home is a very special milestone. Finally, there’s the green light to take your baby home. Obviously, it is an exciting time, but alongside the relief of finally leaving… Continue Reading >

The Witching Hours!!! What causes it and tips on how to cope

It is 5pm and it starts. Your newborn baby is fussing and there appears nothing you do will help to settle them. Sounds like the witching hour has arrived again. In European folklore, the witching hour is the time of… Continue Reading >

When your newborn baby is more than “unsettled” …. Three Case Studies

I’ve talked a lot this year about Edward, my “orchid” baby.  He’s been fussier than your average baby and has taken a long time to settle down out of his newborn phase.  I’ve shared this journey of having a baby… Continue Reading >

The ultimate essentials your baby needs for holiday travel!

Plan for sleep these summer holidays! When travelling with a newborn or toddler it’s essential to ensure you prepare a comfortable environment for the little cherubs to rest and sleep. If you’ve travelled with little humans, when it comes to sleeping on… Continue Reading >

Understanding the needs of your newborn

by Renee Adair   I’m sure we all agree that one of the trickiest jobs, as a new parent, besides navigating lack of sleep, is to begin to understand your newborn baby’s needs. As a new parent with reality biting… Continue Reading >

Sleep is not perfect: the danger of trying to follow a strict sleep routine

Everyone will always tell you “all babies are so different!”  So how is it that there are so many sleep routines out there that expect every baby to be able to conform to the same feed and sleep time each… Continue Reading >

How to Stress Less with your Baby?

Oh, the moment you find out that you are going to have a baby! The exhilaration, joy, excitement, there isn’t any better feeling. The honor of bringing another life into the world also brings duty and upmost responsibility. Every parent… Continue Reading >

Navigating Your Way (back) to Better Health

It can be tough, I know. First there’s all the excitement & build-up of the pending arrival: the baby shower…. the ultrasounds…. the ante-natal &/or breastfeeding classes…. and sometimes, the leg cramps, the reflux or the internal kicks that wake… Continue Reading >

Preparing for a newborn

Preparing for a newborn can be so exciting but it can also be one of the most daunting times in your life. Here is a list of things to help you prepare for your new arrival. Paper Work You will… Continue Reading >