Survey Reveals Just How Little Sleep New Parents are Getting

It’s no secret that parents of newborns suffer sleep deprivation. Yet the extent of those sufferings may be a little more hidden. And when you yourself are tortured by the delirium, hallucinations, generalised emotional disturbances and cognitive and physical degeneration that a lack of sufficient shut-eye brings, it can be difficult to believe that anybody else is going…

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Swaddling and SIDS – What’s the Real Story?

Recent reports in the press have linked the standard practice of swaddling with every parent’s nightmare – SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome). But before you abandon all hope of ever getting a decent night’s rest again sans the baby burrito, read the real story behind the connection here. The research is based on the analysis…


Mums Petitions for Official Parent-and-Child Parking Space Permits: Do You Feel Her Pain?

Earlier this month, Aisling Surguy, a mum-of-three who’s officially had it with the abuse of parent-and-child parking spaces, started an online petition to stop people sans kids ‘nicking’ the allocated spaces at stores. The details of the petition are straightforward – all parents of children under 5 should be issued with an official parking permit to…

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