Stressed parent, stressed baby?

Stressed parent, stressed baby?

Many new parents are really stressed out.  Then they feel stressed about feeling stressed.  They really worry that their baby will “pick up” on their stress, and be damaged by it. Of course, this can make them feel like failures and more guilty and more anxious… So...
My newborn has jaundice

My newborn has jaundice

Jaundice is common.  Sixty percent of newborn babies become a little jaundiced towards the end of their first week.  This increases to eighty percent of babies born before 37 weeks. Most babies do not require special treatment and it generally goes away by itself...
I am not well… shall I breastfeed my baby?

I am not well… shall I breastfeed my baby?

It is very difficult for a mother who is unwell, and she will benefit from as much support as possible from other caring adults. As a general rule, mothers are able to breastfeed their baby or babies when they are unwell, provided that they are fully conscious and...
Baby with tongue-tie?

Baby with tongue-tie?

Many of us will have seen our lingual frenulum, it is the membrane underneath the tongue that links the bottom of the tongue and the floor of the mouth. There are natural variations in the thickness and position of the frenulum, and in some people it is not visible at...