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  • How fussy babies could influence postnatal depression

    “The less soothable the infant, the more distressed the mother" A recent study by the University of Michigan has found that mothers of ‘fussy’ babies are more likely to show symptoms of postnatal depression The research looked at 8200 children and their parents and in particular, a baby’s prematurity along with their fussiness, to see how this influenced the severity when it came to maternal depression....

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  • Positive thinking during pregnancy COULD make your child clever...

    Could positive thinking through pregnancy make your baby clever? A recent psychological study claims that expectant mothers who think positively during pregnancy could result in their child excelling at maths and science during their educational years. It comes down to attitude. The women highlighted in the study were those with a personality attribute known as an ‘internal locus of control’ - someone who believes that he...

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  • Holiday hacks #travelwithkids

    You would think taking your little ones on holiday would be ‘entertainment enough’ but you will still get the grizzlies, the tantrums and hear those sweet little words “I’m bored” (!) Lastminute.com have put together a helpful list of best tips and tricks for travelling with kids. We’ve pulled our favorites below, but to see the full list, check them out here    TOP HACKS A checklist...

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  • Meghan: Top 60 royal names

    It’s not long now till we will have another royal baby to coo after but there’s two questions on the lips of those who are interested... One - gender? Two - name? MSN Lifestyle recently released their Top 60 royal girls and boys names:   BOYS 1. Adrian 2. Alfred 3. Arthur 4. Augustus 5. Charles 6. Edgar 7. Edmund 8. Edward 9. Ernest 10. Frederick 11. Geoffrey 12. Harold 13. Henry...

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  • Looking after little gums

    SMILE! It’s World Oral Health Day :) Did you know, in the UK, 170 child tooth extractions are performed A DAY? From little gums to those first toddler teeth, it’s important to practice daily tooth care and get your child's oral health off to a flying start. Brush-Baby are experts in early years gum and tooth care. They offer a simple 3 step approach to looking after children’s oral health from...

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  • The risks of co-sleeping

    The risks of co-sleeping. One of the worst things for a new mum is the interrupted sleep. For the first few months of a newborn’s life, she can expect to be woken several times a night, getting out of a nice warm bed, and walking somewhere. No wonder many mums like to have baby as close as possible, often sleeping with baby in the same bed. However, according to recent reports, an average of nearly three babies die every week in...

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  • Swaddling & babywearing: Are you putting your baby's hips at risk?

    Did you know that babies in the first months of their life are most at risk to hip dysplasia or dislocation? Babies are moved around quite a fair bit during their early life, for example - in and out a car seat, a pram, swaddled, to and fro a carrier or sling (to name a few).  But did you know all these situations could potentially be putting your baby's hip health at risk? “During the first few months of life the...

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  • Baby Carriers - All Wrapped Up

    In celebration of leading sling and baby carrier manufacturer Je Porte Mon Bebe's new name Love Radius, we are deep-diving into the world of baby carrying and the benefits behind it! A baby wrap is a great option for parents to carry around their baby, in the home or whilst out and about whilst, giving them a ‘hands-free’ approach but maintaining the closeness and that special bonding time by keeping baby close.  ...

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  • Pregnancy risks: Eating for two?

    According to the NHS Wales, 1 in 5 women start their pregnancy off in the obesity region when it comes to their BMI (body mass index) Pregnancy often brings with it low energy and an appetite so it’s no surprise that some mums like to eat a little extra. It’s true - we do need to eat more (in the third trimester it’s around 200 extra calories per day) but it’s more about eating the right foods for you and your...

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  • 5 ways to prepare your body for pregnancy

    You may have spend most your adult life trying to prevent ‘getting pregnant’ and now you may be thinking about trying to for a baby. It's exciting but you might not know where to start. So, apart from being clued-up on pregnancy prevention, are there any ways that can help your body prepare for pregnancy? Glamour recently spoke with a Harley Street Fertility Clinic and here’s what they said:   5 ways to...

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