Tits Up With Pinky McKay

The Truth About Sleep Training

All babies are different! How could a ‘one size fits all’ approach to baby sleep possibly work (particularly an approach that advocates separation of mother and baby)? In this insightful episode, Pinky interviews Carly Grubb, Founder and managing director of Australian charity, Little Sparklers, home of The Beyond Sleep Training Project and…
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Night Weaning, Gently, With Love

If your toddler (over one year) nurses at night and you are OK with this, go with the adage, ‘if it’s not a problem for us, it’s not a problem’. However, if you are feeling that you would like to stop night feeds or if your toddler is nursing what seems like ‘non-stop’ all night, there are kind ways to night wean, gradually, with love.
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Attachment Parenting – what does it really mean?

The essence of Attachment Parenting is about forming and nurturing strong connections between parents and their children through kindness, respect and dignity. Recommendations are based on the psychology of attachment theory and also recent brain research showing that early responsiveness to infant needs has positive  lifelong effects on social and…
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Mother’s Day, With Meaning

The ads are everywhere.  You can’t miss them. No, I don’t want a soda stream or a steam mop for Mothers’ Day, thank-you very much, Mister Ad Man.  What I would love is for all mothers to stand in your power and own your worth. Being a mother can have pretty low status. There are so many influences for this, but we can be our own worst…
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Your Crying Baby’s Language

"I feel like a really bad mother," confided Sarah, mother of four month old Molly who, apart from an early bout of colic that was overcome with some simple changes to Sarah's own diet, has been an easy, happy baby who rarely cries. Sarah explained, "the other mothers at mums' group all talk about hungry cries, tired cries and angry cries and I am…
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Pinky McKay

Pinky McKay is one of Australia’s most recognised and respected breastfeeding experts. She’s an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), and best-selling author of 4 titles including Parenting By Heart and Sleeping Like a Baby, (Penguin Random House). Pinky specializes in gentle parenting styles that honour mothers’ natural instincts to respond to their babies.

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