What’s been your experience of children being at the birth of their siblings? Has it always been a positive thing? As an Australian College of Midwives accredited Independently Practising Midwife I have attended many home births where children observed the labour and and birth of their sibling. From toddlers to teenagers, the experience has proved to Read more
Thank you to everyone who responded to New Baby 101’s book giveaway offer celebrating our 5,000 followers on Facebook milestone. I planned to give away 3 paperbacks and 3 eBooks however the international response has been overwhelming so I have extended the eBooks to 5 lucky friends! Here are the winners of a free eBook – Read more
Mother's kiss protects baby New Baby 101's post on Facebook on 15/10/15 has attracted an amazing response - More than 2.4 Million reach, 18.5K shares, and 15K LIKES with thousands of positive comments. Thanks! :) New Baby 101 followers were absolutely blown away with the simple fact that kissing your baby changes your breast milk. Read more
Motherhood Myth Busted Postpartum: Dreamtime or Nightmare? Whatever you call it – the fourth trimester, the postpartum period, the babymoon –women discover it rarely resembles the curated images of glowing new mothers portrayed in the media. The transition from pregnancy to motherhood is a momentous life-changing experience. The relentless demands of a new little centre of Read more
Motherhood Myths Busted - Breastfeeding just happens naturally, doesn't it?Many new mothers experience surprise, disappointment and frustration as they struggle to master the new skill of breastfeeding. They may be bewildered by conflicting advice from caregivers and find themselves with wounded nipples and a crying hungry baby just days after giving birth. Discourse among experts further Read more
Motherhood Myths Busted - Babies Sleep a lot, don't they? Well, yes, and they feed a lot too. Young babies need to feed 8 to 12 times every 24 hours. Each feed takes an hour or so and “cluster feeding” every hour or two for a period each day is normal too. Consequently, the potential time Read more
Burping Babies – Optional or Compulsory? When a just-fed baby emits a burp a beer drinker would be proud of surprised accolades arise among spectators and along with congratulations to the back-patter. Baby burps are normal and common but not compulsory! If baby does not easily volunteer a burp or two after feeding don’t worry Read more
<img class="alignleft size-full wp-image-1577" src="http://www.newbaby101.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/P-A-DSC03914.jpg" alt="P & A DSC03914" width="1187" height="1645" srcset="http://www.newbaby101.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/P-A-DSC03914.jpg 1187w, http://www.newbaby101.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/P-A-DSC03914-216x300.jpg 216w, http://www.newbaby101.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/P-A-DSC03914-739x1024.jpg 739w, http://www.newbaby101.com look at here.au/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/P-A-DSC03914-624x865.jpg 624w" sizes="(max-width: 1187px) 100vw, 1187px" />How to overcome common breastfeeding problems The most common problem encountered by new mothers is nipple tenderness, pain and unfortunately, nipple injury. Every mother and baby are a unique pair. Read more
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