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Baby Development – 0-4 weeks

Newborn first 72 hours checks

The first 72 hours after the birth, a health professional, usually a midwife, but it could be a doctor, will want to give your  newborn baby a routine, top to toe hands-on examination. The new baby top-to-toe assessment is designed [...]

By | May 23rd, 2017|New Mum New Baby, Newborn and Baby|

How to clean the umbilical cord on your baby

New parents often worry about how to care for the umbilical cord stump on their newborn baby.  It can be a little disturbing to see the clip on the umbilical cord stump, but don't worry it doesn't hurt your baby [...]

By | May 15th, 2017|New Mum New Baby, Newborn and Baby, NHSVideo-baby, Video|

The science of human breast milk

Human breast milk contains thousands of different molecules, microbes and cells, which work together to provide the human baby with all the tools necessary to grow and develop normally. Many components of breast milk are still to be discovered, and the [...]

By | January 31st, 2017|Breastfeeding, New Mum New Baby, Newborn and Baby, NHSVideo-baby, Video|

Recognising the signs of post natal depression

Recognising the signs of post natal depression is not easy, but the signs are there if you know what to look for. It is often said by women after having a baby that there is a “secret conspiracy” by other [...]

By | December 22nd, 2016|New Mum New Baby, NHSVideo-baby, Video|

Do the baby books really help?

As a new mum you will have lots of questions, but not always getting the answers you perhaps want or need.  There are many baby books online or in the book stores that will make your head swim, and which [...]

By | November 28th, 2016|Breastfeeding, New Mum New Baby, Newborn and Baby, NHSVideo-baby, Video|

All babies sleep through the night…

Should newborn babies sleep through the night? Oh yes, the dreaded sleep deprivation question.  If your baby does sleep through the night and you manage to get a good few hours a night, you may well get some jealous looks from [...]

Helping a breastfeeding mum

How can you help support a breastfeeding mum?.... A good baby is a perception held by our society that babies should act in a certain way. Some baby care books take advantage of this by suggesting parents should encourage babies [...]

By | November 28th, 2016|Breastfeeding, New Mum New Baby, Newborn and Baby, NHSVideo-baby, Video|

Surviving Baby’s First Christmas

Kim Morgan is Managing Director of Barefoot Coaching Ltd and one of the UK's most successful business and personal coaches. Kim has over 25 years' experience in psychology and people development and has dedicated much of her career to working [...]

By | November 9th, 2016|Celebrations, Christmas, New Mum New Baby, Newborn and Baby|

Taking your newborn baby home

What do you need to take your baby home? You will need a rear facing fitted car seat and don't forget your red book and discharge papers. For more videos, take a look at our Video Wall!

By | September 21st, 2016|New Mum New Baby, Newborn and Baby, NHSVideo-baby, Video|

Skin to skin contact with your newborn

You and your baby will benefit greatly from skin-to-skin contact. Watch the guidance from unicef's Baby Friendly Initiative for all babies and how both mum and dad will benefit from going skin-to-skin with their newborn baby. For more videos, visit [...]

By | September 20th, 2016|New Mum New Baby, Newborn and Baby, NHSVideo-baby, Video|