New Beginnings

Ouch, why does it hurt so much? With guidance from trained professionals, breastfeeding can be a joyful experience for you and your baby.

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You’ve waited expectantly for the last nine months — and the little one is finally here! The first few weeks after birth can be a bewildering mix of changes fraught with emotions, leaving you and your partner grasping at straws.

All the fluctuating hormones, nappy changes and sleepless nights can frazzle the nerves of even the most cool and collected. However, there is a wealth of resources out there to guide new parents and provide answers on the myriad questions that inevitably pop up along the way. Many of these will likely revolve around nursing and the nutritional needs of newborns, pertinent issues which the Alvernia Parentcraft Centre at Mount Alvernia Hospital aims to address.

More tips and advice about taking care of your baby in the February-April2018 issue of little.