It’s a Gut Feeling … what happened when baby Ben had salmonella

"It's what?" I gasp down the telephone. "What did you just say Ben's got?" "Yes, it's salmonella, I'm afraid," repeats the doctor calmly.  "But please don't worry - his own defences are coping very well.  But there are a few things you have to do."  And he reels off a list of instructions. Stunned, I put the … Continue reading It’s a Gut Feeling … what happened when baby Ben had salmonella

In the Midnight Hour … Five More Fixes for Mending Broken Nights you really should try

    Is your baby is a total night rebel? Some just are.  I know.  I had one.  If so, don’t worry, and above all DON'T feel guilty.  Remember – it’s normal.  It’ll pass.  Honestly.  No, really. And until then, here are five more survival strategies to see you through ...   Make it Easy … Continue reading In the Midnight Hour … Five More Fixes for Mending Broken Nights you really should try

In the Midnight Hour… Five Fixes for Broken Nights you really should try

 “I didn’t realise it was going to be like this!” you mumble, heaving yourself blearily out of bed for the third time that night.  Probably none of us did. We all get them; and we could all do without them. But broken nights are as much a fact of life for parents as dirty nappies … Continue reading In the Midnight Hour… Five Fixes for Broken Nights you really should try