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5 Things To Know About Your Baby’s Skin

Acid Mantle Babies are born with an alkaline skin surface, an average pH of 6.34. However, within days, the pH falls to about 4.95 (acidic) forming the ‘acid mantle’, a fine film...
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What you need to know about nappies and nappy changes

Changing a newborns nappy can be daunting as they still have their cord attached for up to 10 days. So what do you do with it? Is it okay to handle...

Your Postnatal Plan

Most women have a birth plan and are focused on that during pregnancy, which is totally understandable. But, the focus on birth leaves little room for planning your postnatal period. Some...

Understanding Your Newborn

They don't give you much, but they ask for a lot. “I don’t think my baby likes me…” Sadly, I’ve heard this several times from new mums. Newborns are very unique little creatures,...
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5 things for a healthier newborn

  1 Ask for delayed cord clamping. Your baby gets extra blood and more iron stores to help him/her grow. Iron deficiency is the most common micronutrient deficiency in the world. It...

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