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Oils to massage baby with

Which oils should you use when massaging your little one? There are baby oils on the market, some that claim to be natural, but generally they contain a smell or shelf life or have been fiddled with in some way. i like organic sunflower oil, rapeseed or grapeseed oil....

Enhancing your bond with your baby

Find the magic in your hands! Ignore the dishes, for a moment, imagine a warm, quiet room, just you and your baby, feeling filled with love as your baby gazes into your eyes. Bonding is this moment. Special. Healing. Bonding is the intense attachment that develops...

Decrease swelling and beat the heat in pregnancy

Beat the heat in Pregnancy, tips from therapist Louise Prince and mothers alike. What can you buy? Cooling leg gel Cooling spray Water mist spray General tips: Keep your feet raised when you can. Fill a children’s paddling pool for your hot feet Fill a hot water...

New dates for developmental baby massage announced

[columns] [span8] Do you have a baby aged 2-6 months old? Developmental baby massage is not about just giving your baby a massage. I teach Peter Walkers baby massage which is all based around posture development. To support your babys posture into adulthood, enable...

Packing for your birth

There are lists everywhere for what to pack for your birth. I thought I'd tell you what I pack and what I'd suggest as Mum of two and the Maidenhead Birth Doula :0) Your birth preferences - for your ideal birth and options or choices in the event of induction and...