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How much sleep does my baby need?

  • Ergobaby
  • Mar 31, 2023

Infant sleep Do you find yourself staring at your new baby sleeping and wondering “how much sleep does my baby need?” Our UK sleep specialist Gemma Coe is a mum of two herself and is a certified baby and child sleep consultant. She helps families all over the world develop healthy sleep habits. Today, Gemma…

What to do in case of mastitis (inflammation of the breast/chest)? Prevent, recognise, treat

  • Ergobaby
  • Mar 7, 2023
Breastfeeding problems

There is nothing better for mum and baby than breast/chest feeding. A well-functioning breast/chest feeding relationship is something wonderful. But what few people talk about is: inflamed nipples, milk retention and mastitis which can also cause a lot of pain for new mums. If left untreated, or treated too late, mastitis can even lead to…

Avoiding breast/chest feeding problems (part 3): The most common reasons for early weaning

  • Ergobaby
  • Nov 22, 2022

In parts one and two of our series on breast/chest feeding problems, our midwife Katrin Ritter explained what makes a good start to breast/chest feeding and how correct latching on works. But what happens if you still can’t cope or you have one or two other problems? In hospitals there are often trained breastfeeding counsellors…