All posts filed under: Baby Essentials

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Tip – weaning

Try to go at your baby’s pace with food – some love it and are happy to try lots of different tastes and textures, while others are more cautious and they need to take their time. With consultations, digital guides and courses, my practice is here for you every step of the way. You can also become a member for exclusive content, discussion and a place to ask questions. Working with parents since 2002 Copyright: Janine Smith

Tip – expectations

It’s easy to have fixed expectations about pregnancy, birth and life with a baby – a foundation of good information underpins all of this so your expectations are more realistic. With more knowledge you will be more aware of what is normal, where the challenges can be and how you can manage those – this can be more satisfying and it can ease the feeling that you are doing something wrong. With consultations, digital guides and courses, my practice is here for you every step of the way. You can also become a member for exclusive content, discussion and a place to ask questions. Working with parents since 2002 Copyright: Janine Smith

Feedback – Information & Content

Working with parents since 2002 With consultations, digital guides and courses, my practice is here for you every step of the way. You can also become a member for exclusive content, discussion and a place to ask questions. Copyright: Janine Smith

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Tip – breathing

It’s easy to underestimate the power of focusing on and using your breathing. It’s a simple tool to effectively slow your heart-rate and relax your muscles, which can help with stress, anxiety, discomfort, pain and panic. The key is to practice slowing down your breathing and relaxing your body so it is familiar and easier for you to use as you need it. With consultations, digital guides and courses, my practice is here for you every step of the way. You can also become a member for exclusive content, discussion and a place to ask questions. Working with parents since 2002 Copyright: Janine Smith

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Tip – isolation

Isolation can be an unexpected part of maternity leave. You might be going to groups but you can still feel isolated as you meet the needs of your baby and deal with your own emotions and tiredness. It can help to talk it through to normalise it, to be supported and reassured. With consultations, digital guides and courses, my practice is here for you every step of the way. You can also become a member for exclusive content, discussion and a place to ask questions. Working with parents since 2002 Copyright: Janine Smith