☀️ Car Seat safety and Summer ☀️⠀ Did you know that:⠀ ⠀ ➡️ within 20 min the temperature in a previously air-conditioned car can exceed 50ºC⠀ ➡️ within 40 min the temperature can get up to 65.5 ºC⠀ Read below as I share some safety tips on how to keep your baby/child cool and safe…

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When people hear about CPR, AED’s and First Aid, they get very overwhelmed. They think it’s very complicated and are worried about messing up or forgetting what to do. ⠀ Here’s the thing, they have international committees that review the information and techniques every 5 years. They do this to ensure the information and techniques…

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Being a new parent is hard under normal circumstances but now with this Pandemic, it’s even more difficult, scary and isolating. With us all self-isolating, the risk of Postpartum Depression increases No more visits to meet the newborn No more grandparents snuggling the baby No baby showers no one helping with laundry, dinner Even though…

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Safe swaddling. There’s a lot of contradicting information out there. It’s safe to swaddle a baby… It isn’t safe to swaddle a baby. The reason why you are hearing that swaddling your baby isn’t safe is because the rate of SIDS is up. Since we still don’t know the cause, they try and take out…

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This is the face of someone who struggled with PPD. Just like this picture, I looked put together, but on the inside I was dying. I struggled hard. Except for my husband, no one else knew how hard it was for me. ⠀ I would sit in the bathroom and just sob (more like a…

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Let’s talk pumping. I know that it can be confusing to know when/why to start and for how long? Common questions Mamas have: When should I start pumping? Why should I pump? How long should I pump for? Do I need to pump? You should start pumping if: Your baby’s weight loss is close to…

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Breastfeeding

As World Breastfeeding Week comes to an end, I wanted to share my breastfeeding journey, so that other Mamas know that they aren’t alone. My breastfeeding journey was anything but easy. I breastfed my son every 3 hrs or more frequently, pumped after each feed and then topped him up with formula as needed. I…

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Sleep is important for your health as a mom

As Mamas, we know that some sleep deprivation comes with the territory. However, have you ever wondered what its impact is on your well-being? What can you do? The research on sleep, depression and motherhood: Studies show that Mamas that aren’t sleeping are 3 times more likely to develop postpartum depression/depression. The worse their quality…

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newborn cluster feeding what to do

Cluster feeding is like pouring salt into a wound! You are already exhausted from labour, delivery and trying to adjust to your new role and all of a sudden all your baby wants to do is eat. It can be very frustrating and you start to question whether there is something wrong. There is absolutely…

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