Sleep training: what works?

My son Xander is 6 months old *insert happy mummy dance* and it's been an interesting journey of sleep deprivation and numerous milestones. I always tell first-time mums that the first year is always hardest, but it does get better with time. I started my son on a routine when he was 6 weeks old …

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7 Things They Don’t Tell You After Giving Birth

I have received numerous messages from first-time mothers saying no one told them about the post-birth experience (read the first week, or two, after delivery). I will share the top 5 things I never knew after giving birth: 1. You will bleed heavily (like a heavy period) Say goodbye to the 9-month bliss of no …

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How to increase your breast milk supply

Breast milk supply is always a topic of discussion among nursing mums. I share my 3 top tips on how to increase your supply.

Embracing sleep deprivation

What is sleep?! I only dream of it - the good ol' days when I would sleep for hours on end, wake up and still want to sleep some more. Lol! My son Xander, is now 2 months (ululations!) but I have to say, I cannot wait for him to sleep through the night. Even …

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World Breastfeeding Week 2015

The world is marking Breastfeeding Week (August 1-7) and the theme this year is ''Supporting women to combine breastfeeding and work.'' It reminded me of my breastfeeding days. I returned to work after 4 months - and my main concern at the time was where I was going to express. My employer at the time …

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