Beat the breastfeeding blues – here's how to overcome the obstacles!
We know that breastfeeding is natural and best for babies and their mums – health guidelines promote breastfeeding exclusively until bubba is around six months old. However some women find it incredibly difficult to get established or maintain breastfeeding and often feel they have to give up. QueenBeePure founder and former postnatal nurse, Helen Watson, agrees that breastfeeding can be difficult but says challenges can be overcome with preparation and the right support. “Your midwife and Plunket nurse should be there to support you and if you still have problems, a lactation consultant can be invaluable. But by far the...
Teething: Dental care for babies & toddlers
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Is your baby coming up to teething? If your baby is around 6 months old, it’s likely you'll see those little teeth starting to break through baby's gums. Their first teeth will probably be the ones at the front in the bottom gum, and be followed by the front teeth on the top gum. During teething, most babies will get dribbly mouths, gnaw and chew EVERYTHING and maybe get a little bit cranky. You can see your pharmacist for teething gels or other cover-the-counter remedies if needed but most importantly, it’s time to start your little one’s oral health routine to look...
How to stop nappy rash
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A crucial part of preventing nappy rash is to use a barrier cream such as Bee Baby Natural Bum Bum Balm with Manuka Honey, which gently moisturises, soothes and protects your baby’s bottom. This Kiwi-made baby balm is 100% free from harmful ingredients and is specially formulated with natural, nourishing ingredients like Manuka Honey Extract and Beeswax, which help speed up the recovery of irritated skin and protect against infection.
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