For the newborn baby adjusting to life on the outside can be difficult. Gone is the security of the snug womb, the gentle rocking 24 / 7 as mum gets on with her day. The constant companionship and reassurance of her heartbeat.
Simple solution? A sling or carrier to keep baby snug and secure.
Breastfeeding is possibly the single most divisive topic a mum has to deal with. Whilst most of us are now positively encouraged to breastfeed our newborn babies ‘for as long as possible and practical’, somehow the idea of a four year old breastfeeding is still offensive to many. Are you risking damaging your child’s emotional development more by allowing them to breastfeed as long as they like, or by enforcing a societal expectation and weaning them at perhaps two? Why would you even want to breastfeed beyond 6 months? Nature and nurture Breastfeeding is nature’s way of nurturing both...