Growth spurts happen at 2, 3 and 6 weeks and then at 3 and 6 months, but they may happen slightly earlier or later depending on when baby was born (premature, on time, or later than due date). A growth spurt helps your baby to grow and learn and will tend to... read more »
Most new mothers feel excited about getting to know their baby, but you may also feel very tired physically and emotionally as your body recovers from your labour and birth.
For some families it helps to think of the first two weeks with a new baby as a 'baby... read more »
All of these feelings are natural and oxytocin helps the ‘let-down’ reflex when we breastfeed. It also tends to make you feel relaxed and drowsy - that is natural as well so take the time to relax while you are feeding. All these feelings help to release... read more »
The key point is to plan well in advance - good preparation will lead to a more relaxed time during your journey and whilst you are away.
Here are some things for you to consider:-
- How old will your baby/toddler be when you travel?
- Where is your... read more »