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Comment on What Are Braxton Hicks Contractions?

What Are Braxton Hicks Contractions?

Posted on Wednesday 16th of July 2014

Before you take on motherhood, you'll only hear in passing many of the staples of pregnancy and child rearing that by now may be common knowledge. Medical terms like 'flat head syndrome' or 'episiotomy' can sound frightening when you don't know what they are, but its important to remember that anything that could pose any real harm to you or your baby will always be explained to you by a GP or paediatrician. Braxton Hicks Contractions certainly have the scary name behind them, but in truth it's...Read More

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Guide to Pushchairs & Strollers

Posted on Tuesday 8th of July 2014

We marvel at how fast and far modern engineering and technology has come along, but come one, where has design taken a greater leap than in the world of baby transport? From baskets to backpacks to our beloved Mei Tai Slings, finding the best way to bring your little one from A to B is now has an astonishing amount of choice to it. Most of all we have to give props to the ever present sight of the pushchair - going from bassinets on wheels to collapsible strollers with their own steering,...Read More

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7 Funny Videos of Children & Animals

Posted on Wednesday 2nd of July 2014

We can say with some confidence that It's near impossible to pass over a funny baby video when its shared on your social media feed. We're not even sure if we can pinpoint why they're so irresistible; is it the way these little people act so grown up? Is it the lightning-in-a-jar feeling of seeing something so extraordinary captured on the fly on film? A combination of both? The same can certainly be said of videos showing animals at their most manic, but when you combine the two, prepare your...Read More

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Development Calendar: 3 Months

Posted on Tuesday 1st of July 2014

After a full solid month of hand squeezing, cute/strange noises and a lot of sleep, you should already be noticing some rather large changes in your baby's day-to-day behaviour. For our next part of our Development Calendar, we delve into what happens after 3 months have passed, and when your child officially graduates into an infant! - spoilers: it involves a lot of peek-a-boo! Physical Development Whilst a baby can't have full control of their head yet, by placing them on their...Read More

Comment on Dealing with Pregnancy Cravings

Dealing with Pregnancy Cravings

Posted on Friday 20th of June 2014

The idea of wanting and being able to eat any morsel of food your body might crave is something that will either sound really appealing or really worrying to all expectant mothers. We've all heard horror stories/dreams come true of mothers munching on Oreo abominations or fresh chillies smothered in hot sauce, but what causes these weird hungers, and is there a right way to appease them? For those on the precipice of downing a pint of chocolate sundae,...Read More

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How to Hold Your Newborn

Posted on Tuesday 17th of June 2014

The reactions to someone trying to hold a baby without the proper knowledge can range from hysterically inept to worryingly clumsy. There's no one way to hold a baby, but there are lots of ways to do it right. Whether you're an expecting mother, or an expecting-friend-of-expecting mother, we thought we'd put together a quick guide on how to hold your newborn, to avoid any embarrassment, mishaps or horrible situations. Different methods of holding your...Read More

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