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One of the most common concerns I hear from new families is that everyone is telling them something different. As if it isn’t hard enough as it is having a new baby without this barrage of conflicting information from midwives in hospital, to GPs, child health nurse, paediatricians, friends and family and of course the

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These terms were originally used in research Researchers collect a small (~1mL) sample of breastmilk before and after breastfeed/express. The samples are then spun in a centrifuge and the fat content of the sample is measured. The samples and volume of the feed are then used to work out the storage capacity of the woman’s

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Do you have concerns about your milk supply, pain with breastfeeding, difficulties attaching your baby, your baby is not going weight well or any other issue, call me if you want assistance. Last week I attended a 2 day workshop related to baby’s brain development. Babies are so amazing, their little brains are so vulnerable

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If you dread breastfeeding you need help ASAP Don’t suffer alone you can work through this. There are many reasons for dreading breastfeeding such as : pain, fatigue, feeling overwhelmed, baby not happy to breastfeed, struggling to make a good milk supply to mention just a few. With a thorough assessment and management plan all

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My Dad is 90 this year, to celebrate Mum and Dad are taking all  5 of us siblings and our partners on a ship cruise to Asia. We will be away from 13th May- 1st June. We leave on Mother’s day and also celebrate Mum’s 86th birthday while cruising. The photo in the post is

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Then why not join this study at The University of Western Australia The Hartmann Human Lactation Research Group This research group right here in little old Perth is a very important world renowned research team that has studied many aspects of breastfeeding and discovered many new things about breastmilk, how mothers and babies feed and

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The new Spectra 2 pumps that have been on back order are now here. Both Debbie and myself have the Spectra S2 and the s9 available for either hire or sale. These pumps do an awesome job and are very well priced. Debbie and I are always happy to show you how to use them to

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Isn’t little Minnie fantastic? Babies respond to music and rhythm as soon as they are born. They like to be rocked when they are falling asleep or they enjoy listening to their mobile while lying in their cot — to babies, music can be soothing and calming. Even at a very young age children are

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The Elizabeth Clinic is officially open!!! The Elizabeth Clinic is a specialist multidisciplinary service supporting the health of mothers, fathers, babies and small children 222 Stirling Highway Claremont, Western Australia 0407 858 393 http://www.elizabethclinic.com.au/ Dr Caroline Zanetti and Dr Julia Feutrill are so pleased to be able to offer an affordable, inclusive comprehensive health service to

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Curtin University, The University of Western Australia and Monash University are conducting a study on mastitis. They are looking for mothers experiencing mastitis to join their study.   Mastitis is an inflammation of the breast that can lead to infection. Mastitis is a common breastfeeding problem, reported to occur in one in six women.  

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