Beat The Back-To-Work Blues

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For many new mums, returning to work after having a baby can be a terrifying prospect. Visions of your little one being scarred by separation anxiety or mistaking the nanny for mummy is enough to keep you awake at night. Fortunately we caught up with international parenting coach, author and founder of Munchkins, Andalene Salvesen to get her top tips on making that transition as painless as possible. Read on…

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Tongue Ties – 5 Things You Need To Know

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I’m just going to throw this out there. My first breastfeeding experience wasn’t magical. I was tired, in pain, drugged up, numb from the waist down and suddenly my baby was placed on my chest and I was told to nurse her. I put her straight on the breast and hoped for the best. Unfortunately, while she knew how to suck, she didn’t know how to latch (turns out there’s a knack to it) and two days later she was looking rather jaundiced and I was yelping in pain.

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Which Breast Pump Is Best For You?

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I remember the days, before pregnancy and motherhood, when I would trawl the malls in search of the perfect handbag. I’d spend hours comparing size, length, shape and style to find the ideal tote. Who’d have thought I’d put the same, no… strike that, more effort into finding the perfect breast pump?

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