Tag: babies

  • Becoming a Family: Preparing Your Partner for Birth
    Becoming a Family: Preparing Your Partner for Birth

    Here is a look at how your birth partner can prepare to provide the emotional and physical support you will need to bring your new baby into the world.   By Iasnaia Maximo   During pregnancy, nature pretty much prepares a mother for childbirth. Every woman has all she needs to bring her baby earthside, […]

  • What Babies Can Teach Adults About Living a Healthy Life
    What Babies Can Teach Adults About Living a Healthy Life

    Learning is a two-way street. If babies learn from adults so can adults too. Here are some lovely lessons for adults to learn from babies.   By Henrik Olofsson   Although babies are highly dependent on having adults around as they grow up – to raise, feed and protect them – learning should not just […]

  • Going Back to Work after Baby
    Going Back to Work after Baby

    Heading back to work after maternity leave can bring a mixed bag of emotions and a new set of challenges. Take this advice from a mother who has gone back to work and make your own transition to being a working mom smoother.   By Sheena Flannery ​ It’s easier said than done, but taking […]

  • Bottles, Bottles, Bottles – A Handy Guide to Introducing a Bottle to a Breastfed Baby
    Bottles, Bottles, Bottles – A Handy Guide to Introducing a Bottle to a Breastfed Baby

    In the first of a two-part series, Lactation Counsellor and BAMBI Bumps team member Lia Segall Pasternak explains all things bottles. This month Lia discusses introducing a bottle to an exclusively breastfed baby. Next month, Lia will give you information for exclusively bottle-fed babies and explain the safe preparation of formula.   By Lia Segall […]

  • Rage Against the Postpartum Machine – Let’s Talk About Postnatal Rage
    Rage Against the Postpartum Machine – Let’s Talk About Postnatal Rage

    This month Midwife Emma McNerlin explores the often-overlooked phenomenon of “Postpartum Rage” and reminds us that help is available so we are not alone in this journey.   By Emma McNerlin (midwife) The adjustment to motherhood and life with a new baby can be tough both physically and emotionally. When listing symptoms of postnatal depression […]

  • Helping Your Child Prepare to Be a Big Brother/Sister 
    Helping Your Child Prepare to Be a Big Brother/Sister 

    Having another child can be both exciting and quite stressful at the same time. Here are some tips for preparing the family, especially the elder sibling, for the arrival of baby brother/sister. By Abhasiri Chutikul     Many parents that I’ve worked with shared that their firstborn is sometimes not too thrilled about their new baby […]