EYE on baby - Keeping babies & kids SAFE in the home environment

 

Your adult-friendly home has many POTENTIAL HAZARDS for a baby or child.

Children don’t understand danger, and as they grow and become more mobile (and curious!) you need to be on the lookout to make sure they don't get hurt. A team of experts joined forces at the Mothercare store in Birkirkara to discuss the ways in which we can keep babies and kids SAFE in your home environment. Watch this video to understand how to baby-proof your home and prevent common accidents.

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Tips for Colic - brought to you by Colief Infant Drops

 

Colic is very common in babies - but that doesn't make it easier for parents who often feel helpless during their baby's inconsolable crying episodes.

'Tips for Colic', produced by the MyMama team in collaboration with Colief Infant Drops, provides useful information to parents-to-be and new parents. Midwife Catriona Grech explains the symptoms and possible causes of colic, and gives some expert tips on how to soothe your colicky baby.

Colief Infant Drops is distributed by Cherubino Ltd and available at pharmacies and The First Years Malta.

If you suspect your baby is suffering from colic and need personalised advice, our midwives and...

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Pro-tip Series: Comfort Measures and Coping Mechanisms for Labour

Labour and birth are nothing short of life-changing events in a couple’s life. How labour is perceived prior to the event, often affects how the event is experienced. Labour is a powerful, yet healthy force and is most commonly a normal physiological event. A woman’s ability to cope with labour can be influenced by a great number of factors as will be discussed by MyMama midwife Ms Catriona Grech in this article.

 

Ms Catriona Grech - Comfort Measures and Coping Mechanisms for Labour

 

I believe that maternal satisfaction with the birth experience is dependent on not just creating a painless labour, but...

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Pro-tip Series: Why do I need Folic Acid in Pregnancy?

Research extensively shows that couples preparing to conceive, most notably women, are eager to make lifestyle changes in order to be in optimal health before planning for a baby. While some start exercising, others switch to a more healthy and well-balanced diet. In this blog post, MyMama midwife Ms Annabelle Mamo talks about the importance of folic acid in pregnancy.

 

Ms Annabelle Mamo - Why do I need Folic Acid in Pregnancy?

 

Whilst there are many things couples need to take into consideration before planning to conceive, folic acid supplementation should be given prime importance as it is pivotal in ensuring a healthy baby....

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Pro-tip Series: Exercising during Pregnancy

Baby let's move! Or shall we? It is natural for women to question the safety of exercise during pregnancy. In this post from our Pro-tip Series, MyMama midwife Ms Catriona Grech discusses the ins and outs of staying active while growing a baby.

 

Ms Catriona Grech - Exercising during Pregnancy

 

For a long time, pregnant women have been considered too delicate for even the mildest of strenuous efforts. They have been excluded not only from contact sports, but even from many party activities - including dancing or blowing balloons! Luckily, the idea of pregnancy being considered as a weakness is finally being...

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