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5 Tips for Coping with your Newborn Baby

Posted by Sarah Meder on Tuesday, January 28, 2014, In : Newborns 
This is my personal perspective. I really struggled to cope with the experience and since working as a doula over the last 10 years I have tried to figure out what the difference is between those who find it a breeze and those who, like me, felt like it was hell on earth. So this is what I have discovered...

(these tips are specifically related to the first two weeks post-birth)

1. Give up control

You have a new boss with a closed door policy. In fact, this is more of a Dictator than a boss. The...
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Bottle Feeding

Posted by Sarah Meder on Thursday, October 8, 2009, In : Newborns 
Although breast is best, there are cases where bottle feeding is necessary. It can be very daunting to figure out which brand of bottle to use - there are just so many and each with their own special purposes!

Some top tips for choosing a bottle:

  1.  Don't choose what bottle you will use before your baby is born. The chances are that you might go through 3, or 10, or 20 different bottles and teats before you find out which one your baby likes most. So it's your baby that actually chooses in the en...

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Informed Choice


by Sarah This section of the website contains information on different ways of giving birth, including information from magazines and videos.