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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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  • ENTER TO WIN! A Dreamgenii Pregnancy & Feeding Pillow

      1 in 4 pregnant women can suffer from SPD (Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction) which causes pain and discomfort in the pelvic area, particularly the midline joint that connects the left and right pubic bones. To ease symptoms, healthcare professionals often recommend sleeping on the left side and the tail of the dreamgenii® Pregnancy Support and Feeding Pillow has been designed to neatly and compactly sit between your legs, while...

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  • Winter Babywearing: How to dress baby safely

    The cold spell is suddenly amongst us! For many parents who enjoy carrying their baby in a carrier, sling or wrap might not know how to dress their baby appropriately during the Winter weather. A good place to start is to always remember this- “Your baby should be ‘visible and kissable’ — in an upright position with her face near yours,” says Canadian Health spokesman Gary Holub*. 1. Inside your coat...

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  • WIN! An EZPZ placemat

    Making mealtimes fun but mess free with EZPZ! EZPZ is an all-in-one placemat + plate and bowl which make mealtimes less messy and more fun ! Placemats suction directly to surfaces like tables and high chairs making it nearly impossible for tiny hands to tip over. Easy to clean Does not support growth of fungus, mould or bacteria Will not fade, corrode or deteriorate Dishwasher, microwave and oven safe Promotes self feeding and...

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  • Think Twice: Winter coats and car seats

    As the colder weather approaches, most of us would have dusted off our winter coats these past few weeks. But when it comes to wrapping up your little ones and travelling in the car, there’s a very important safety hazard to consider. Did you know, that securing your child in their car seat whilst they’re wearing a big, puffy coat could be jeopardising the safety function of the seat? No matter the season, a safety harness on a...

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  • Breastfeeding and caffeine: Is it safe?

    1 October 2018 marks International Coffee Day - Make mine a double! You will often hear mums and dads say they ‘desperately need’ one  and that it’s their ‘go-to-pick-me-up’ that’s going to get them through the day. But the luxury of actually sitting down and drinking a nice, hot, steaming Cup of Joe is little more than a pipedream for most parent. So, what’s the deal with drinking...

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  • 10 ways you're a ZOMBIE parent

    Did you know?  ‘ZOMBIE LIKE’ parents get a mere two hours and six minutes of sleep per night? Over three quarters (78 percent) of parents admit to doing something silly due to  sleep deprivation On average, parents get only two hours and six minutes of undisturbed sleep per night with first newborn Nearly four in five parents (77 per cent) would rather have an afternoon nap than  dinner...

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  • Why you should NEVER cover your buggy during hot weather

    ...not even with a muslin cloth. Did you know a buggy or pram covered with a blanket can get up to 15 degrees hotter in the sun? According to Swedish researchers The reason why is pretty simple. When you cover your pushchair with a blanket or thin cloth you are preventing any airflow which increases the temperature underneath. Material that lines your stroller is  often washable and hard wearing so they also contribute to your...

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  • Hot weather: Should I give my baby water?

    Knowing what’s best for your baby is usually a ‘learn-as-you-go’ situation, but when it comes to a sudden heatwave, many parents can find themselves panicking amongst the rising temperatures. Little or no clothing, plenty of shade and sun cream is usually the first port of call but what happens when it comes to keeping your baby hydrated when all they drink is milk? Is it enough? According to Dr Tim Ubhi, spokesman for...

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  • 8 survival items for your hospital bag

    You may have already googled what your hospital bag checklist may include - for e.g. your maternity notes & plan, a nightdress, newborn nappies, sleepsuit, etc… BUT what about the items that may not be classed as ‘essential’ but will in fact be a lifesaver on the ward? Well, we’ve compiled a list of the most popular ‘so-glad-I-knew- items’ which you’ll be sure to include on your...

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