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05 Dec 13

Bond with your little one through baby massage

For some first-time parents, the words “baby massage” make their heads turn. It might sound strange at first, but babies love massage just like the rest of us! It also has many benefits. Not only is it a proven way to soothe a crying baby, but it can also help your baby sleep more soundly. It can help you and your partner bond with your baby, as well. There are even theories that say massage can help your baby stay healthy and stimulate your baby’s brain development. Baby massage chemistry The soothing strokes of mum or dad’s hands stimulate the production of a feel-good hormone called oxytocin in both the giver and the receiver. This hormone, which is also released during breast-feeding and labour, is responsible for that warm, loving feeling you have when you hold your baby close to you. Physical touch also reduces the levels of the stress hormone […]

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03 Aug 13

Benefits of breast-feeding: what new mums should know about nursing

Thanks to technology, now breast-feeding isn’t the only option for nourishing your baby. Mums can now choose baby formula instead. In our convenient day and age, it’s just a matter of picking up the baby bottle from the nearest supermarket! Baby formula can be quite convenient, it helps mums avoid sore nipples, plugged ducts and possible breast infections. However, women who choose formula as opposed to breast-feeding are often criticised, but I believe in free choice. Motherhood has evolved and is a very individual and unique experience. If a mum does her research and is informed on the pros and cons of both methods, then she should be free to choose. There are many options for nourishing your child. You can use either method exclusively or choose a combination of both – there is no right answer. I think that nursing has a lot of advantages, though, and I hope […]

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