What is a Mothercraft Nurse?

A Mothercraft nurse has specialist paediatric training and qualifications in Postnatal and Early Childhood care for newborns through to pre schoolers. Our aim is to guide parents through one on one advice/counselling and “hands on” support. Our knowledge and training includes lactation and breastfeeding, responsive sleep and settle strategies, feeding issues, routine management, assessing milestone…

Ask the baby expert: Newborn Routines

Most babies from around 2-3 months old start to respond to a more predictable rhythm or pattern to their day/night that reflects their developing needs for number of milk feeds, wake time and sleep cycles. Routines or rhythms that work have some flexibility that allows for the usual intrusions of daily life such as holidays,…