10 Ways to Boost Your Mental Health During Pregnancy Pregnancy is a transformative time that brings about physical and emotional changes. Taking care of your mental health during this period is crucial. Here are 10 […]
I’m chatting on BBC Newcastle later today as the presenter is leaving to have her first baby and has asked me for my top tips! It can be really difficult to not feel nervous but my advice is to relax, trust your own instinct and let well meaning old fashioned advice from your Grandma […]
As part of my new Positive Toddler Roadmap I give lots of practical advice around how to handle a new baby with your toddler as it is a big moment in their lives – as they have to adjust to perhaps not being the centre of your world now a new baby has arrived. Here […]
Having a new baby is very exciting but your older child may worry about what all the changes may mean to them as for the last year or two they have probably been the centre of your universe. Pregnancy Preparations The first two years are what I call the attachment phase of your child’s life. Your child […]
Helping your baby to sleep Babies are all different – some babies sleep much more than others, some sleep for long periods, some sleep in short little bursts, some sleep through the night, others don’t! So, relax & stop comparing your baby to others & learn to adapt to the rhythm of your baby. As […]
Here’s a great list of appropriate activities that will help to increase your little infant’s developmental skills around all the major skills from motor, social, emotional and language skills as recommended by Kevin Zoromski from Michigan State University. ‘Whenever you are looking for comfort objects and toys for infants, focus on items that enhance […]
I am doing an Instagram Live on Saturday 25th April at 3pm with Bloom Classes. Join us for an Instagram live by following @bloomclasses this Saturday at 3pm with me @sueatkins18 Being a new parent is difficult enough add in a lockdown and the result is a staggering hundreds of thousands of new parents feeling […]
I was delighted to have been asked for my tips for The Sun newspaper about feeling isolated as a Mum after Stacey Solomon finally left her house FOUR WEEKS after giving birth to baby Rex. She’s not alone as Adele also struggled with fears and anxieties about leaving the safety of home after having a […]
Play is important right from the start to your child’s learning and development.
Play is so important in your child’s development here are some of my top tips
Everyone knows that lullabies help babies sleep. But as a new study reveals they can also ease pain.
The traditional way to help babies fall off to sleep was to sing or hum a lullaby to them – there’s even a study conducted by a doctoral student from the Université de Montréal proving the efficiency of lullabies. Lullabies help lull babies to sleep for three reasons: they help regulate the emotions of the […]
Why the 8 hour ‘YouTube’ video of a vacuum cleaner which is designed to help babies sleep has over 3 million views
I was speaking about why babies like white noise to Malcolm on BBC Radio Hereford & Worcester. Happy babies love white noise, because it helps them calm down & relax quickly. White noise resembles sounds the baby heard in the womb, which has a calming effect. It also masks other distracting noises so that your […]