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Love Bombing Your Child

Have you heard of love bombing? Does it work and how do you do it? What is love bombing? It’s about giving your baby or child your full attention, to be fully present with no distraction.   In its simplest form it’s spending some quality, uninterrupted time with your child. Commonly it’s used for children …

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The importance of a bedtime routine

So many positive things can come out of having a predictable and structured bedtime routine for your children.  Routines can help with bonding, can impact how they sleep, help them learn, and it can help them feel safe and secure.  Emma, our holistic sleep coach explains.  Bedtime routines help them find their rhythm Erratic bedtimes …

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Intermittent Fasting When Breastfeeding

Can I do intermittent fasting when breastfeeding? As a nutritionist working with postnatal mums I often get asked about weight loss after a baby.  Recently there has been a boom in people doing intermittent fasting for weight loss and whilst most diets aren’t suitable for breastfeeding mums, there are some small changes you can put …

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Kids’ Nutrition – What You Control As A parent

Do you read and research about children’s healthy diets? Sometimes when we read a bit about a subject, the more you read the more you can feel overwhelmed with how much there is to do. This is particularly true with health advice.  There is SO much conflicting info on nutrition, diets and food choices.  Parent …

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Common Nutritional Deficiencies in Toddlers

Common Nutritional Deficiencies in Toddlers

Do you worry about your toddler having nutritional deficiencies? It’s a common worry for many parents.  Toddlers can have erratic eating habits, and change food their preferences daily. This means can be hard to keep track of what they are eating and what they like day to day.  Generally looking at your child’s diet through …

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Baby sleep patterns & baby sleep regressions

Babies and adults have different sleep patterns Young babies have shorter sleep cycles than us adults, theirs are about 40 minutes and ours are about 90 minutes.  Babies spend more of their sleep cycle in REM sleep. This is important because it’s during REM (light/dream) sleep that brain development happens, the blood flow to the …

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I don’t have postnatal depression – So what’s wrong with me?

You’ve probably heard about Postnatal Depression or Postnatal Illness, either from a health professional, the media or through friends. What happens when you don’t fit into the tick boxes that describe pnd.     If it’s not postnatal depression then what is it? You may search for symptoms online and discover that you don’t fit the …

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When the crying doesn’t stop….here are 10 tricks to try

  Having a baby who cries a lot can take its toll on everyone in the family,  when they crying doesn’t stop, finding the reason for their crying and how to help relieve them can be tricky and stressful.  We have compiled a list of 10 things to try when the crying doesn’t stop.  It …

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