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Latest updates as Liverpool Women's Hospital gradually returns to normal

Updated 10:30am 02/12/2021

Our main entrance area and patient car park are now open. Patients will be permitted to enter the hospital to wait inside when they arrive prior to an appointment. For full details on these latest changes CLICK HERE





by Infant Feeding

Blog 3 - Getting to know your baby - from pregnancy to finding your rhythm


Finding your rhythm

Having a new baby can be challenging, however as time goes by, you will start to understand what your baby needs. This will help you settle into a rhythm that is right for you both. Responding to your baby’s needs for food and comfort will help him feel secure, so he will cry less, which helps make your life easier too. Holding your baby when he is crying helps him to feel loved and secure, even if he doesn’t stop crying straight away.

Research shows that babies who are responded to in this way grow into more confident toddlers who are better able to deal with being away from their parents temporarily, rather than becoming clingy and spoilt. This again can help make life less stressful for you.

You should leave babies to settle alone so that they learn to be independent.

When babies are left alone they think they have been abandoned, and so become more clingy and insecure when their parents return.

14 December 2015