Preventing Nappy Rash

  Unfortunately nappy rash is something that most babies will experience at some point. We have the answers to all your nappy rash questions, preventing nappy rash, spotting it as early as possible and treating nappy rash. What Causes Nappy Rash? Nappy rash is caused by the sensitive skin on your baby’s bottom becoming sore[…]

Safe Sleep Top Tips

We don’t unfortunately know the exact cause of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), better known as cot death. However, we do know that putting a baby to sleep on their back reduces the risk and that exposing them to cigarette smoke and allowing them to overheat can increase the risk. We also know there is[…]

Breastfeeding Mum

Fascinating Breastfeeding Facts

Who needs the gym? The metabolic energy needed to breastfeed a baby each day is the amount you’d use to walk seven miles.   It’s not always easy to learn, but it is instinctual. Newborns held skin-to-skin in the first hour or two after birth may push their way toward mum’s breast and start feeding[…]

Sparkles and Stretchmarks

The Best Pregnancy and Baby Bloggers

Ask the Midwife have carefully selected these blogs because they work to educate, inspire and empower other parents with their high-quality information. Pregnancy is often filled with a mixture of emotions like excitement, fear or love. For first time parents, every experience is new. But because each pregnancy is unique, even experienced parents can find[…]