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What Should You Eat When You’re Breastfeeding?

If you’ve decided to breastfeed, you don’t need to start a special diet. What’s important is to make sure you’re eating a balanced and varied diet to maintain your energy levels.

You will need some extra energy to sustain you when breastfeeding (and of course for looking after your baby, particularly in the middle of the

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

First Aid Tips You Should Know As A New Mom – Part 2

Becoming a new Mom is an exciting time of great change in your life and the beginning of an amazing journey for you and your baby.

It’s important to try to be as prepared as you possibly can. Part of that includes knowing what to do once your baby has arrived.

Last week we looked at some

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

First Aid Tips You Should Know As A New Mom – Part 1

Becoming a new mom is an exciting time of great change in your life and the beginning of an amazing journey for you and your baby.

It’s important to try to be as prepared as you possibly can. Part of that includes knowing what to do once your baby has arrived so we’ve put together some

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

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