All posts by Jane Barry

New Baby Weight Gain – What’s Normal When Breastfeeding

baby weight

On average   babies   regain their birth weight by around two weeks after birth.  Prematurity, birth history, jaundice, or illness can all slow weight gain. But an increase in weight after birth is important and importantly, shows that the baby is growing. Babies gain weight when the amount of energy they’re getting in feeds exceeds their… Read More »

Expert Interview: Christine Kininmonth – Babywearing

Christine Kininmonth

Baby wearing has very much come back into vogue in recent years after waxing and waning in its popularity.  And although it is common practice in many countries and considered so much the norm that “nursery furniture” doesn’t even exist, in 21st Century Australia, baby wearing is still considered a choice. Recently, My Babybaby had… Read More »

Folic Acid – Are you getting enough?

Folic Acid

Folic acid supplements are very important for women who are trying to conceive (ttc). But there’s lots of confusion about how much is enough and why it’s so valuable. What we Know to be True Folic acid is one of the B group vitamins which are found in green leafy vegetables, fruits, legumes, nuts and… Read More »