Blog 2017-07-06T15:05:25+00:00


When are nipple shields helpful?

By | December 7th, 2017|Categories: Breastfeeding and bottle feeding|

Nipple shields can divide opinion! Whether you want to know if nipple shields might help, or you want to ditch your shields, read on! I have sore nipples - should I use nipple shields? This is probably the most common reason women consider using nipple shields. [...]

Early rising, late bedtimes – is there any hope?

By | December 5th, 2017|Categories: Sleep|

One of the most common things I get asked about is how to help children who either have an early rising habit, or have a late bedtime. For exhausted parents, tired of having disrupted or stressful evenings, or cripplingly early starts - there is indeed hope! [...]

Sleep tips for expectant parents!

By | December 4th, 2017|Categories: Parenting, behaviour and bonding, Sleep|

I've had a lot of clients lately who I helped with their first child, and have recently emailed me with the happy news that they're expecting again - every single one of them has asked about sleep tips for expectant parents. They are so wise! The [...]

Second night babies – how to stay calm in the chaos

By | November 30th, 2017|Categories: Parenting, behaviour and bonding|

Beware of the second night! If you've had a baby, or worked with a newborn, you'll know what I mean. The first day with a new baby is often very sleepy and spent in a haze of post-birth euphoria and tiredness. That goes for babies too! [...]

How to gently encourage more nighttime sleep

By | November 10th, 2017|Categories: Parenting, behaviour and bonding, Sleep|

The thorny issue of how to improve nighttime sleep is tricky to tackle generically, as the advice I would usually offer is individually tailored to my clients. The trouble is - no one single strategy works for everyone, so without knowing your unique situation, all I [...]