5 Things I Wish I Knew About Breastfeeding Before Becoming a Mum

Breastfeeding is such a wild ride, it’s something I wasn’t expecting. As a first-time mum, breastfeeding is a whole new skill to learn, which can sometimes be stressful and frustrating for you and your baby. However, as you grow more and more confident, things begin to feel more natural to you and, with time, it […]

The One Thing Getting in the Way of a Good Night’s Sleep 

You know the story – your baby drifts off to sleep after a feed and lots of snuggles, and it looks like they’re on track for a much-needed, good night’s rest. But then they wake up again! Every day, I meet tired, frustrated families who are desperate to understand why their babies aren’t sleeping well. […]

Top 5 mistakes parents make preparing for bed in winter

There is a lot of conflicting information out there about how best to put your baby to sleep during winter. It can be hard for parents to make sense of and, when it’s hard for us parents, it can be hard for our little ones too. However, it doesn’t need to be. With the correct […]

My personal top tips for surviving the first 6 months as a mum and midwife

Mom with baby and CuboAi Smart Baby Monitor

1. Know what to expect Knowledge is power, and although you will not know everything about what to expect when becoming a new mother, if you know the basics it will definitely put your mind at ease with what to expect. I always recommend taking a prenatal education class, especially for first-time parents. This will […]

The Science of Baby Sleep

Babies and sleep can often seem as if they don’t belong in the same category. I mean, is sleep even a thing when you have a baby? It can be, but you need to understand the science behind it if you ever want it to happen. That’s right, there are scientific reasons why your baby […]

Babies and Temperature – What you need to know

It’s an exciting and nerve-wracking time when your baby comes home from the hospital to join your family. You watch them grow with delight as you carefully monitor their every little development to ensure they grow to their full potential. Aside from the right nutrients, sufficient sleep, and plenty of mental stimulation, temperature regulation is […]

World Sleep Day

Mom holding baby with CuboAi

Safe sleeping from birth With World Sleep Day coming up in March, it is a great time to touch on the very important subject of safe sleeping. Whether you are expecting, or have recently given birth to your baby, it is essential to refresh on the important points of safe sleeping set by Red Nose […]

Top Safety Tips When Baby Starts Crawling

a happy baby in a safe crawling environment

The time has arrived for your little one to become an explorer! When your baby begins to crawl, it’s an exciting time for new parents. Crawling is an exciting milestone for babies and an essential stage in their physical and cognitive development. But why is it so important? And how can you know they’re doing […]

Uncovering 9 Types of Delivery and Childbirth Methods

A mother touching her baby in the stomach

With the advancement of medical technology, childbirth has become a much safer experience for parents worldwide. Whether you’ve planned for a natural birth, medically induced birth, or C-section, these plans can be subject to last-minute changes. It’s a busy time filled with preparation, apprehension, and excitement for both parents in the run-up to their due […]

Safe Sleeping for Babies: A Complete Checklist

Bringing a baby into the world is one of the most magical moments in a parent’s life. You’ll never forget the feelings of excitement, joy, and nerves as you navigate this next chapter in life. We all know that sleep is important when raising your little one. And one of the best ways to keep […]