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Cartoonist and author of 'The Food of Love: your formula for successful breastfeeding'. Because babycare books don't have to be boring.
You can see more about the book at www.thefoodoflove.org, including some tips on breastfeeding complaints if you're having problems. If you want a laugh, check out the Mama Sutra - advanced breastfeeding positions.
I can be booked for an illustrated talk on breastfeeding for pregnant women or new mums. This is informative - covering the basics of good breastfeeding technique - but also funny, light hearted and designed to increase your confidence in breastfeeding.
The Food of Love also gives you all the information you might want to co-sleep safely. It includes the section "Why it's lovely to sleep with your baby", and also the section "Why it's bloody annoying to sleep with your baby
There is comprehensive chapter about postnatal depression. It's really common, which isn't surprising when you look at the isolation and pressure that new mothers face. There's plenty that people can do to support each other through the difficult times of childrearing, given some sound suggestions for good mental health.
Ante natal support, Post natal support, Authors & Film Makers
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