5 triggers that can activate the stress hormones during labour

5 triggers that can activate the stress hormones during labour

It’s no surprise that stress is one of the major factors stopping labour progress. It can make it stop completely. We definitely experienced this with our first born which led to an uncomfortable and scary labour for us. It was only after the event that we realised...
The best baby sleep tips

The best baby sleep tips

Prepare their sleep environment Black out blinds and sleep sounds like white noise can all help to transform their nursery into a womb like environment. As most of their sleep rhythm is in the REM stage (Rapid Eye Movement) this means light sleep so you want the most...
3 ways to mentally prepare for a baby

3 ways to mentally prepare for a baby

Advice on pregnancy is often heavily weighted towards nutrition and physical health but what about the mental health of you and your partner? You need to feel ready for the life changing transformation that is about to happen! Understanding the risk factors to PPD....
3 Things you don’t need before baby arrives

3 Things you don’t need before baby arrives

Congratulations you are expecting! You will no doubt want the best for your baby and it will be hard to navigate the overwhelm of mailing lists, suggestions and ideas, inviting you to purchase items you don’t necessarily NEED.  Of course, if money is no object then...
Why babies stop crying when you stand up – the science

Why babies stop crying when you stand up – the science

It often feels like newborns despise it when you sit down. Like tiny sirens they are fast to warn you not to rest in that seat, instead to get active and parade up and down with them. As if you aren’t exhausted enough! Why is there a difference between holding them...