Archive for the Category: Postnatal

Small Wonders – Help for parents of premature and sick babies

Approximately 80,000 (1 in 10) babies in the UK are born prematurely or sick and Best Beginnings is a charity that aims to help families give their baby the healthiest start in life. The Small Wonders DVD was launched by the charity in June 2012  and over 95,000 DVDs have now been distributed. They are they being […]

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What to eat and drink when breastfeeding

This is a common question in antenatal classes. You have been dreaming of having pate, cheese and wine again but are these still forbidden when you are breastfeeding? The good news is that you can eat and drink anything you like while breastfeeding – everything in moderation. You can have the occasional glass of wine […]

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Excercise class for new mums

I met Linzi from Feeling Fit and Fabulous last week at the Mothercare event. She looks super fit and is a good advert for what she does. She also teaches Zumba classes locally. We are always looking out for activities for mums for when the baby is born and Linzi offers outdoor excercise classes for […]

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Breastfeeding – Expressing and storing breast milk

We get a lot of questions about how to store breast milk. How long does it last in the fridge? Should I store it in the fridge or freezer? How long can I keep it out at room temperature? The link below offers the very latest guidance from The Breastfeeding Network on expressing and storing milk. You […]

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