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  • WIN 4 x Bright Bots Potty Training Pants!

    Bright Bots Potty Training pants are a washable alternative to disposables that do not look or feel like a nappy. Helping your little one move on through potty training whilst creating less waste and saving money. Bright Bots Potty Training Pants are a comfortable ’pull-on’ training pant is designed to minimise little accidents. With a PUL waterproof lining covered in absorbent cotton terry with softly elasticated legs....

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  • WIN! Set of two washable nappies (size 1) from MuslinZ + more!

    Are you an avid user of resuables or thinking about taking the plunge and saying goodbye to disposables?? Then this is the competition for you! MuslinZ are giving one lucky B4B follower the chance to win a set of 2 x washable nappy covers and 6x MuslinZ 100% cotton prefolds. This gives you 6x nappy changes that you can use again and again with washing! A great way to trial using washable cloth nappies instead of disposables. Creating...

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  • Pregnancy fitness: How to keep walking

    Walking is a great way to improve your fitness, de-stress and keep active. If, like me, you love a good hike, there’s no need to stop once you become pregnant. However, you might find that you need to make a few allowances to make sure that you stay safe and carry on enjoying a good walk. Here's some top tips on walking safely when pregnant from Mother & Nature Know your limits I like to stay active, but even I know not...

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  • Top tips on bathing your baby

    For new parents bathing your baby for the first time can be quite intimidating but also a beautiful milestone to see. The World Health Organisation recommends waiting at least 24 hours before washing your newborn baby. It's important not to get the umbilical cord wet at the NHS have some great tips on sponge bahing your baby also known as 'topping and tailing'. It's not essential to bath your baby everyday but if they do...

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  • Buyer Beware!

    In the UK we have a raft of rules and regulations designed to ensure that you are protected when you buy something. So can you be sure what you are buying is safe? Sadly this is not the case any longer. A few months ago a baby died because the parents bought a cot off of Amazon which wasn’t safe. Last month we learn that there are car seats for sale which wouldn’t protect your child in an accident. And this week we learn that...

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  • 5 foods to avoid when pregnant

    Did you know that during pregnancy a woman’s immune system can be weaker and more vulnerable to infection? Some foods which are raw or undercooked can carry bacteria which, although many women won’t have symptoms, can in fact affect a growing baby.   Here are some foods which are best avoided* Fish (high in mercury) This includes: big eye tuna, marlin, swordfish, king mackerel, shark, orange roughy, Gulf of...

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  • Which changing bag are you?

    When it comes to choosing a changing bag, there are so many to choose from! But the good news is, there will almost certainly be one which will suit your needs. So, whether you're looking for a spacious backpack for those 'grab-and-go' moments or something more stylish yet still practical - here's a great selection to choose from. We've teamed up with luxury baby changing bag brand KeriKit to highlight the many different...

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  • Organic & Natural Baby Products: Should we bother?

    During our pregnancy-haze we find ourselves trawling the shops looking for things the baby will need - cot, pram, bottles, pumps and pillows to name a few. We want the best for our baby from day zero. So what’s the hoo-hah about organic and natural baby products? They seem to be expensive. And are natural products really as natural as they say? So should you bother? We think so yes. And here's why. It's better for their...

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  • Eco friendly: Here's how to make your own wet wipes

    The news broke last year, that as part of a 25 year environment plan to eliminate single-use plastics, the UK government have stated that this will include wet wipes. Wet wipes which include baby wipes, antibacterial wipes and facial cleansing wipes are having a huge impact on our environment. “In the past decade we’ve seen a 700 per cent rise in wipes washed up on beaches,” says Dr Laura Foster, head of pollution at the...

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  • Baby's Health & Wellbeing: Being prepared

    Bringing baby home from hospital is nerve-wracking enough but when they start to show signs of discomfort or being unwell it can be quite distressing. There are a few common healthcare issues that parent's will come across when it comes to their baby. At times, you may find your baby has a stuffy, blocked nose and is congested. This can be quite common and a great tool to keep at home (and on the go) is a simple nasal aspirator....

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