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Understanding Postnatal Depression.

By Dr. Malie Coyne Postnatal depression (PND) can be lonely, distressing and frightening. In the beginning it can look like the “baby blues”, because they share symptoms, including mood swings, sadness, insomnia and irritability. However, symptoms of PND are more...

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What we know about Colic

The Wessel Rule of Threes is the system traditionally used by doctors: if your baby cries for more than three hours a day for more than three days a week for three weeks, they have colic.

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Should I have a birth partner?

Research shows that having continuous support in labour can mean you will:
• use less pain-relieving drugs;
• have a better chance of having a natural vaginal birth;
• have a greater chance of avoiding a caesarean birth or using forceps or ventouse/vacuum births; and
• have a more satisfying childbirth experience.

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Babycare Videos

How to videos on caring for a newborn. These tutorials guide you through changing your baby’s nappy, their first bath and sleep safety.

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