Hydrotherapy for Babies Is A Relatively New…

Hydrotherapy for babies, newborn to 9 months, is a relatively new concept developed by Laura Sevenus in 2005. She pioneered the technique after spending 40 years providing safe and beneficial water-based environments to babies in South Africa. Hydrotherapy supports...
Baby Massage

Baby Massage

Your baby is born with the inherent knowledge that they will ever need to develop in whichever environment they are born into. The urgent task for a baby in those first 18 months is to put together the parts of the brain that will help them to flourish in their...

What Matters Most

Firstly Happy New Year to all the beautiful mamas who have joined my community, I hope your pregnancy is being kind to you or alternatively, I hope you have had a wonderful birthing experience. Here I sit in the lodge, watching my family ski while contemplating the...
Mindfulness To Me…

Mindfulness To Me…

Being aware and responsive to everything that surrounds us. The more aware we are of our thoughts and how these thoughts control our emotions and our behavior, the easier it is too self reflect and grow. I aim to find the beauty in all things, even if it is difficult....
FEAR ANXIETY

FEAR ANXIETY

The research shows us that 10% of pregnant women suffer from “intense” fear around childbirth. A large portion of the population suffer from stress, not just around their birth but in everyday life, and this can affect the next 9 months of  your pregnancy. You may be...
Mindful Eating

Mindful Eating

Eating mindfully may seem simple, but due to our current state of “rushing” it seems we are “rushing” our meals to get to the next thing! Once we slow our eating down, we become more mindful of the flavour and texture of our food and how long...
Exclusive Breastfeeding for 6 Months

Exclusive Breastfeeding for 6 Months

Breastfeeding and human milk are the normative standards for infant feeding and nutrition. Given the documented short- and long-term medical and neurodevelopmental advantages of breastfeeding, infant nutrition should be considered a public health issue and not only a...
Human Milk Oligosaccarides

Human Milk Oligosaccarides

I have taken the following facts from a paper that was published in the New York Times, based on the article: Important Facts: Breastfeeding the Microbiome, by Ed Yong, July 22, 2016. Elements The 3rd most plentiful ingredient in human milk after lactose and fats, is...
Jack Newman’s Top 10 Tips

Jack Newman’s Top 10 Tips

POPULAR IDEAS THAT ARE NOW WIDELY ACCEPTED AMONG BREASTFEEDING SPECIALISTS. Breastfeeding problems are challenges that can be solved rather than reasons to wean. The most effective latch is the “asymmetric” latch — where baby is covering more of the areola with her...