Putting your baby on the breast sounds easy, but all mothers breastfeeding for the first time can do with some guidelines on the correct sucking technique and a comfortable breastfeeding position.
Two people decide when it's time to stop using nappies: you and your toddler. There's no point trying to hurry the process; sooner or later all children say goodbye to nappies.
Blocked milk ducts is not an uncommon problem, but left untreated it can develop into mastitis. Here are some tips for dealing with blocked ducts.
As a parent, seeing your baby cry is painful. For the most part, they simply want to be close, if they're not hungry. So here are 15 tips for comforting a sad little baby.
In your arms there is a small human being, wrinkly, red and vulnerable. From top to toe, here are a few things that are useful to know.
Do you trickle a bit when you run or sneeze? Is jumping out of the question? Time to do those pelvic floor exercises!
All babies cry to some extent. During the first year, it is their foremost, and most important, means of communication. And you’re supposed to feel it to your core.
Our skin protects us and produces vital vitamin D. So it's important to take care of it. Small babies' skin isn't fully developed, so needs extra care.
So you don't want to have sex. That's ok. Actually, everything inside you and around you is working against your desire for sex. But soon your sex drive will return. Just be patient and keep the intimacy between you alive.
Your newborn will eat and sleep and eat and sleep again, for the next couple of months. But a few pre-sleep rituals might help, even at this early stage.
Does sex still feel like something that other people do for fun? Are you just not that interested? There's no reason to worry; you're not alone. The important thing is to keep the intimacy alive.
Here is some down-to-earth wisdom from other Treasures parents about food: