Some Bunny Loves You

The team were delighted to support this family welcome their third daughter in to the world, their second #homebirth with the team.

This birth was also very special for the newest member of our team, Heather, as she supported this family at their last birth as a student an experience that contributed to her joining the team as a qualified midwife.

#HomeBirthJustHappened #Continuity #StudentMidwives #SeeDoTeach

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Family Affair

The muffled sound of her elder children playing in another room were just audible as this mother breathed out her third baby, her first Homebirth, supported by her partner and her own mother.

#HomeBirthJustHappened

#AskUs about… Responsive Parenting

Babies have Needs not Wants

It is impossible to spoil a baby. They are not capable of learning a routine or self soothing.

Responding to their cues for comfort and food helps them feel secure, even if they continue to cry while being held.

When a baby’s need for love and attention are met they feel safe, secure and happy. This results in the release of Oxytocin and enhances their brains.

Ask your midwife about responsive parenting and responsive feeding.

https://www.unicef.org.uk/babyfriendly/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2014/05/happybaby_leaflet-web-2016-2.pdf