The First Year

Your babies have arrived! What on earth do you do now? 

 

One sleepy, one wakeful...
One sleepy, one wakeful…

 

Firstly, don’t panic.  It gets better all the time.  You will learn what to do, you will love it, you will get to finish a cup of tea!

Our members have pretty much experienced it all and we hope that the following stories will help and you encourage through the first year with your little ones. We are always looking for new stories. tips and advice so if you have anything to add to this section please email us

Things that you’ll panic over in the first year are as follows.  Loads of reassurance lies within!

  • Premature babies – what happens if your babies arrive early?
  • Babies health – tiny people and reflux and hernias…
  • Feeding – breast, bottle or both.  How and with what?
  • Routine – is it important?
  • Help and childcare – maternity nurses, doulas, having help and going it alone…
  • PND – our members talk about their experiences
  • Sleep – the magic subject…
  • Weaning – baby-led or by-the-book and all your questions
  • Your health – the body beautiful.   Do stretch mark creams work, does it ever ping back…?