With a growing list of over 500 easy-to-read pregnancy, parenting and family health articles by our team of experts, Well Adjusted is a wonderful resource — helping to guide families to greater health and well-being...


Preparing for a new addition

Some say preparing for your second child is easier than your first. Perhaps this is true but ‘first time’ around you didn’t have a little person to contend with and their feelings to consider.   It’s important to keep in mind that while welcoming another little one is an adjustment for you and your partner,…

Is my baby getting enough milk?

Is my baby getting enough milk? This common concern for mothers will often result in feelings worry and inadequacy – especially for a first time mum when you are still learning the ropes and how on earth you read your baby’s signs and cues. It can certainly be a daunting time but it need not…

The Amazing Baby Brain!

Many of us live busy, goal-oriented lives in which we race about, eager to achieve quick results and succeed in all manner of tasks, great or small. This cultural tendency permeates everything we do, even our nurturing. As parents, we may be eager for our children to achieve, and even when they are babies, we…

Best Methods for Tackling Mastitis

There is no simpler way to put it, mastitis is just plain nasty! The painful symptoms can make it difficult to feed your baby, which can be stressful, as well as physically and emotionally draining for mum especially during the early days when you are adjusting to your new life as a parent. To address…

Will My Breastfed Baby Be Affected By What I Eat And Drink?

Yep it’s true a mother’s milk will pass all consumed substances through to her child. Obviously this can be either advantageous or detrimental depending upon the mother’s awareness and her lifestyle habits. DETRIMENTAL SUBSTANCES INCLUDE: Alcohol, caffeine, recreational drugs and prescription and over-the-counter medications all pass through breast milk through to our baby’s. These substances…

Gems For The Post Birth Mother

A mother said to me today that her favourite line in Well Adjusted Babies was when I was discussing uterine massage for after the birth, “that it may be important if your partner is helping to clarify for them that this is not some new form of foreplay. In case he momentarliy forgets, remind him…