August 1, 2013

Breast or bottle refusal can be a distressing occurrence for both mother and baby.


Often the baby has previously fed happily, then for some reason, begins to refuse a feed. Causes may be apparent such as: an alert baby being easily distract...

May 1, 2011

Part 2 of Fussy Feeders

In the previous article I discussed some of the behavioural reasons behind fussy feeding.  This month I would like to take a closer look at those children who are plainly not comfortable while eating or are literally...

April 1, 2011

Having worked amongst many babies and toddlers who either fuss at the breast/bottle or are refusing or fussy with their solids I would like to discus some of the reasons I have found are quite common causes of this fussiness.  Fussy feeders...

June 26, 2008

Basic equipment needed for bottle feeding

We advocate breastfeeding and suggest that if you are having problems or doubts about breastfeeding it would be best to talk to your parenting coach about your concerns.  If on the other hand you cho...

April 29, 2008

In the past World Health Authorities advised not to start solids before six months of age this was due to the unhygienic conditions and child mortality in third world countries.  WHO also thought it may contribute to the increasing problems...

April 29, 2008


Usually by three or four months your baby will have given up one night feed naturally and be sleeping eight hours. Those who have not been waking their baby for the last feed before midnight (usually between 9 and 11 pm) your baby may be h...

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