Looking after a little baby can be very demanding especially when you have little knowledge of what to expect.
Lots of opinions will be shared with you and advice is abundant especially if you have books and scroll the internet for advice.
But finding what works for you and your baby is most important, especially over the next few weeks.
This is where I come in.
Support and guidance after birth is essential to your emotional and physical wellbeing.
I love newborns, their snuggles, the warmth and the amazing bond that starts with mum and baby in the early hours after birth.
As a mum’s advocate, it’s my role to support parents without judgement
This is when one on one support to help you enjoy your baby and feel confident is very important.
Once your baby gets used to the outside world, challenges may occur. They become more curious and are very quick to develop patterns that may not be sustainable for both of you and your family.
Giving you gentle and holistic advice with hands on approach, working along side you, both at home and online will help you trust your instincts and enjoy your baby without feeling anxious, second guessing yourself and I can guarantee, no sleep deprivation.
So how does this work and what is involved?
- We start to chat before you have your baby around 36 weeks pregnant. Set up a postnatal support plan ,customised to your needs. This plan allows you to think about parenting styles, feeding options, the village around you such as who will support you. How long you wish to stay in hospital and plans for your home-coming.
Once your baby arrives I will visit you in hospital and this is where the amazing hands-on support will kick in.
- Lactation support
- Nutrition Advice
- Anxiety around feeding
- Feeding patterns
–Bottle-Feeding Support without judgment:
- Recommendations on formula
- Bottle feeding techniques
- Amount of feeds your baby needs
- Creating good feeding patterns
- Help with mixed feeding
Supporting and encouraging you to gain confidence with:
- Nappy changing
- Recognising your baby’s sleep needs.
Getting help early will also minimise challenges that are very common in the first weeks
- Sleep deprivation
- Tongue tie
- Lactation issues
- Support to transition baby from bassinet to cot
- Feeding support when starting solids
- Dealing with sleep regressions and the anxiety they can cause
- Plus all of the other challenges having an infant can bring
Because Mums are important , I take a special interest in your wellbeing.
Experience with over 20 years woking as a Nurse in Obstetrics, a Personal Fitness Instructor, trained Relaxation Massage Therapist, professional and personal interest in women’s health, a passion for natural and holistic wellbeing. Plus a mum of three children, I am well placed to provide you personal support and balance every new mum deserves.
All one-to-one postnatal support is tailored to the individual needs of mum, baby, and the family unit.
Begin at 36 weeks pregnancy till 6 weeks or 12 weeks.
Home visits included for both options. Weekly calls to discuss challenges, up and coming developmental changes and helping your navigate the next few weeks with confidence.
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One-to-one support can be applied as a package, or based on an hourly rate (minimum hours do apply for the hourly rate option). One-to-one support is also available outside the Auckland area where applicable.
Don’t spend another moment worrying about how you will cope, or feeling alone and overwhelmed. When you are ready to get in touch, let’s chat about how we can work together to make motherhood a more empowering experience for you.
Get in touch now on 021-874-749, through my contact form, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
My services complement other Primary Health Care provider such as Midwives and Lactation Consultants and I am very happy to work with your existing providers to make your new journey as simple and supportive.