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It’s a Boy! – The Second Trimester

Heidi Skudder Pregnancy

It’s a boy! A muddy puddle loving, handsome, mini-version of my very own husband…an actual boy! Finding out the gender of our currently cabbage sized future child was something that we had never really questioned. Being a super organised person myself, I wanted to know exactly what I would be needing and what to buy, before our little bundle arrived. …

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The Art of Fussy Eating – Toddlers at The Table

Heidi Skudder Toddler Behaviour

For many parents, the start of the second year means the end of night feeds, sleep regressions and the beginning of new exciting physical development stages for your toddler. However, it also marks the onset of eating problems and fussiness over food groups. Whilst it is totally normal for your child to start testing boundaries, it is also equally as …

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Pregnancy – The First Trimester – Part One: Mosquitoes, Paranoia and Early Scans!

Heidi Skudder Pregnancy

For me, the decision to talk about my pregnancy with family, friends and clients, from as early as 6 weeks was a simple one. I have spent the last 8 years working closely with new parents and have seen far too many mothers suffer in silence; often breaking down into tears when talking about troubles conceiving, miscarriages, pregnancy and parenthood. …

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Establishing Good Baby Sleep Habits from Birth…

Heidi Skudder Baby Sleep

Nearly every client I meet will ask me “But how could I have stopped my baby sleeping badly in the first place?”. The answer is usually very simple, unless baby has had medical issues, there are LOTS of things you can do from birth to establish good sleep habits. Your baby is born having been used to darkness, muffled noises …

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Springing Forward – Saving Routines When the Clock Changes…

Heidi Skudder Baby Sleep

So here we are in March and Mother’s day is fast approaching! However, it also happens to fall on the morning of the day that British Summertime begins, and the clocks go forward. This is always the preferred clock change, as the clocks going back and early morning waking’s in the Winter can be rather depressing, nevertheless you may still …

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Exhausted Mummies and Tantruming Toddlers….A Survival Guide…

Heidi Skudder Toddler Behaviour

Exhausted Mummies and Tantruming Toddlers…A Survival Guide to your child’s second year… For the first year of your little ones life, you were totally and utterly in awe of your cute little baby – who smiled and giggled on request and slept soundly during their lunch nap which meant you had time to catch up on chores and admin. All …

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Creating a Good Milk Supply for your Newborn….

Heidi Skudder Breastfeeding

In my role as a Parent and Baby Coach, I often work with Mum’s who are really struggling to get a grips with breastfeeding. In this blog I point out some of the common problems with milk supply and how to make sure that your baby gets a good start with breastfeeding…. Your baby is born with a need to …