Entries by Beth Barclay

Current Breastfeeding Guidelines/AAP : COVID – 19

Date of Document: April 2, 2020 American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Fetus and Newborn, Section on Neonatal Perinatal Medicine, and Committee on Infectious Diseases Karen M. Puopolo, M.D. Ph.D., Mark L. Hudak, M.D., David W. Kimberlin, M.D., James Cummings, M.D. Breastfeeding guidelines for Mothers with suspected or confirmed infection of COVID – 19 “Because […]

7 Tips for managing two under two!

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Emotional well being for expectant and new mums

“Being a mother is one of the most rewarding jobs on earth and also one of the most challenging.  It is sometimes difficult to reconcile the fantasy of what you thought motherhood would be like with reality. Take care of yourself.”    Debra Gilbert Rosenberg   Motherhood is a journey; for no two women is this journey […]

Routine Guide for 12-15 month old toddler

Here is a routine which can be used as a guide for the average, healthy toddler aged 12 – 15 months still needing two day sleeps. It’s important to remember that each child is different in terms of their development, sleep, playtime and dietary needs which may vary. I would encourage you to trust your […]