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We Didn’t Bathe Our Newborn For 6 Weeks

When your baby is born they are covered in vernix – a white waxy substance that forms a natural skin protector. The vernix is said to help your new baby’s immunity, and as with breastfeeding, is a…

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The Postnatal Come Down

I’m finally out of the newborn haze and the glorious highs that go with it. 0 SHARES The first few weeks as a mum of three appeared to be pretty relaxed. I did have my husband…

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Photos: See How My Baby’s Umbilical Cord Dried Up

Birth and life with an newborn is pretty amazing. Little things change rapidly, so every hour or day there is something new to see. One of those things is the umbilical cord. Once it’s been cut…

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We should celebrate ALL images of breastfeeding – not ban them!

As a breastfeeder, the news that fitness chain Equinox publicised breastfeeding in their advertising and there was rather a furore about it passed me by completely. The reason it passed me by – so what about the…

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Trust your instincts when it come to a poorly baby

When you take baby home for the first time you don’t expect to end up in hospital pretty shortly after leaving. But that is exactly what happened to us when our newborn son, Jude, was 9 days…

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