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Love Bombing? Have you heard of it?

There are so many approaches to parenting. We love hearing about different ideas and try to raise our children in as natural a way as possible. So when we came across love bombing, as a parenting technique, we just had to find out more.

We like the idea of love bombing as it sounds a bit different

By |March 7th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The Benefits of Babywearing

In our busy modern lives we can forget the need for close physical contact with our babies, particularly when we are rushing around working, shopping and caring for others.

It can be easy to find your baby has spent a lot of their day simply being moved from place to place in their car seat, travel-system

By |February 28th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

How to help your children (and you!) sleep well at night

A couple of months ago we posted our article on Safe Sleep for Babies, but sleep is equally as important for your older children and for you.
Why is sleep important?
Good sleep is essential for good health. It is as important as nutrition and exercise for everyone, both children and adults.

We know what it’s like when

By |February 21st, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Love, Love, Love – The Love of a Mother for her Child

Our post today is in celebration of Valentine’s Day. However, it is not the usual stuff of Valentine’s Day – the celebration or the hope of romantic love – that sweet sugary marketing hype we have all become used to.

No, today I want to celebrate motherhood. In particular I want to celebrate one very special

By |February 14th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Can You Lower Your Risk Of Preeclampsia?

What is preeclampsia?
Preeclampsia (also written as pre-eclampsia) is a condition affecting some pregnant women, usually during the second half of pregnancy (after 20 weeks).

In the UK up to 6% of pregnancies are affected with mild preeclampsia, with 1-2% of cases severe. Figures indicate that 5-8% of pregnancies in the US are affected by preeclampsia.
What

By |February 7th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

How to cope with pregnancy hormones

When you are pregnant your body will change more than ever before. Your altered hormone levels can affect your mood and emotions as well as physically affecting your body.

Remember that it is the job of your hormones to help regulate the many changes taking place which will enable your baby to grow and you to

By |January 31st, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Taking Supplements During Pregnancy

Good nutrition is vital to promote both a healthy pregnancy and baby.

It is important to be vigilant about getting enough nutrients to nourish your body and support your baby’s development as best you can. Remember that your nutritional requirements are different during pregnancy as your body is working extra hard; if your body is deficient

By |January 24th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

What to do if your baby gets a cold?

It can be worrying as a parent the first time your little baby gets a cold, particularly as they can’t tell you how they’re feeling, nor can they understand what is going on.

If your baby comes into contact with other people regularly they will be exposed to a multitude of germs and viruses. Babies and

By |January 17th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

New Year New You?

Happy New Year! The beginning of each year seems to bring a fresh deluge of articles on New Year’s Resolutions – a million mixed messages about how to change your life, what you could be doing, what you should be doing, how to be a better person and be fitter, healthier, richer…so much noise!

There is

By |January 10th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

7 Ways to Make Breastfeeding More Comfortable

Breastfeeding is a beautiful bonding moment between mother and child, but let’s be honest, it’s not always comfortable. Feedings throughout the day can really take a toll on your body and not just your breasts. Thankfully, there are some tried and true ways to help you make breastfeeding as comfortable as it can be, so

By |December 17th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments