Writers: Philippa Murphy

Philippa Murphy

Philippa Murphy, is an author, speaker, mother and one of New Zealand’s leading postnatal educators at her worldwide postnatal practice, BabyCues- Nurture with Nature. Offering ground-breaking solutions for the prevention and remedy of Digestive Overload for newborns and infants, Philippa is also the founder of the non-profit organisation, ‘The Pudding Club – Crafting Postnatal Care in the Antenatal Stages.’

4 simple ways to create healthy sleep patterns for your baby

4 simple ways to create healthy sleep patterns for your baby

“Sleep baby, sleep!” You may find yourself saying this twenty times a day if your baby is prone to cat napping for ten minutes here and there, or sleeping for 45 minute sleep cycles, which are now labelled as ‘normal’ but are anything but. Continue reading »

3 in-depth tips that aid baby and infant sleep

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Sleep! We all love it, we all need it and we all thrive from it. But it’s not always easy to get when you’re a parent! I know this first hand as a mother, and as a postnatal educator experiencing sleep deprivation time and time again in my earlier career, as well as witnessing the effects of this on many parents. Continue reading »

Knowing your baby’s Six-Wind-Cues

Six-Wind-Cues

All parents want to understand their baby, and I believe most parents encounter times when this can be an overwhelming task, especially in the first 3 to 4 months. Your head may be screaming WHAT? WHAT DO YOU NEED? As again you repeat the cycle of feeding, releasing a few burps, and trying to settle them to sleep. I know this scenario only to well as I too had times like this in my early career.

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Quality time to gift the quality of kindness

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Christmas, oh Christmas! ‘Tis the season to be jolly! To offer presents of presence, slowing down with family to create everlasting memories and connections. While ideally inspiring gifts that go beyond the glistening wrapping paper strewn on the floor. Continue reading »

Learn how to speak up for your child

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As first time parents, or any time parents really, we may sometimes find ourselves sitting in front of ‘professionals’ vigorously nodding our heads in agreement with what they’re saying, when in actual fact we haven’t really got a clue what they’re on about. Continue reading »

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