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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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New babies don’t come with any instructions! It’s natures way of teaching right from the start to trust yourself, your body and your family. The first 6 weeks are pretty tough and gruelling, a bit like running a marathon. We know from research that if you have breastfeeding confidence you will breastfeeding for longer. So

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To prevent soreness and nipple damage your baby needs to come to the breast in the most natural instinctive way. To do this he/she has to have a well supported body, you will know this is right when you see her/him searching for the breast with a big open mouth. your baby will then naturally

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Plan to do NOTHING but look after your baby in the first 6 weeks, you need rest and nurturing. Take all offers of help from friends, family and neighbours; cooking meals, cleaning house, pick ups and drops offs of other kids, giving you rest time etc. You need to feel supported and cared for. If

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Paediatric doctors highly recommended. Dr Liz Whan has now started working at McCourt St Paediatrics. Dr Lynda Chadwick also has sessions at this practice. If your child needs to see a specialist at all this is a very good practice with a range of medical specialists all under one roof. Tongue tie Dr Liz Whan has

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Medela supports breastfeeding moms and babies with a variety of breastpumps, breastpump accessories, breastfeeding products and nursing intimate apparel. We also offer breastfeeding information, support and tips. Source: Medela Breastshield Sizing Guide | Medela Moments | Medela Moments

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Hello Everyone, I am overseas until October 7th 2014. Im going to Europe to see my youngest son Peter compete in the Grade 1 match racing circuit. This is his first year sailing at the grade 1 level so it is very exciting. My older son Evan has taken a year off working as an

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Dr Marnie Rowan, breastfeeding medicine clinic I am pleased to announce that I will be commencing a breastfeeding medicine clinic in June 2014 at the rooms of Dr Bruce Thyer, Killowen House, St John of God Mt Lawley (formerly Mercy). I manage breastfeeding problems utilising a medical model and evidence based care, whilst ensuring each

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Erin Fee is a masters student conducting this study, she is very keen to see any mother with nipple pain METABOLITE PROFILING OF HUMAN MILK IN MOTHERS WITH NIPPLE PAIN Nipple pain is largely responsible for early weaning of infants, whereas exclusive breastfeeding for 6 months is preferred. I’m conducting a study on metabolites present

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Erin Fee is a masters student conducting this study, she is very keen to see any mother with nipple pain METABOLITE PROFILING OF HUMAN MILK IN MOTHERS WITH NIPPLE PAIN Nipple pain is largely responsible for early weaning of infants, whereas exclusive breastfeeding for 6 months is preferred. I’m conducting a study on metabolites present

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