Wendy Pratt

5 Common things That Occur After A Baby Is Born

5 Common Things That Occur After A Baby is Born Imagine the environment a baby is in just prior to birth. There is plenty of fluid around to drink when an empty tummy triggers a feeling of hunger. There is a constant flow of nutrition via the placenta and umbilical cord. The baby is being held snugly and the temperature is at a constant level all the time.  The swooshing sounds… Read More »5 Common things That Occur After A Baby Is Born

7 Ways To Manage Your Thoughts & Expectations When Breastfeeding Isn’t Going Well…

7 Ways To Manage Your Thoughts & Expectationswhen Breastfeeding Isn’t Going Well…  Managing your thoughts and expectations when breastfeeding is not going well We set our standards so high – especially as a mother – and then struggle if we can’t reach them all. Whereas what we really need is to practice more self-care, and in doing so have more time to enjoy caring for our babies. Self-care is described… Read More »7 Ways To Manage Your Thoughts & Expectations When Breastfeeding Isn’t Going Well…

7 Reassuring Things To Know About Bottle Feeding​

7 Reassuring Things To Know About Bottle Feeding If there isn’t enough pressure on us already when we are trying to console our crying baby, walking up and down the room, desperately trying to soothe and settle; we are constantly bombarded by social media posts of smiling mothers serenely and effortlessly breastfeeding their babies,  This can make you feel like such a failure when you are struggling to latch your… Read More »7 Reassuring Things To Know About Bottle Feeding​

Breastfeeding: Expectations Vs Reality

Breastfeeding: Expectations Vs Reality The normal expectation for a new mother is to breastfeed her baby. Our society has embraced the ideal that all babies have the right to expect to be breastfed.  However we live in a realistic world where reality sometimes does not match our expectations. It is only when a mother finds herself being challenged by the difficulties, that help is needed to negotiate the difficulties… Human… Read More »Breastfeeding: Expectations Vs Reality