1. There was once a time when a pram was just a pram. These days, parents looking to purchase a set of wheels for their kiddo are bombarded with a barrage of styles, models, must-have features and added extras from which to choose.

    Top pushchairs of 2015 - Prima Baby Awards winners

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  2. It’s official. Pregnant women and new mums can no longer rely on the ol’ ‘baby brain’ excuse for poor memory. Apparently. Despite a significant amount of anecdotal evidence to the contrary, along with previous scientific research claiming that pregnancy does negatively impact mental acuity, a new study has revealed that it could all be in our heads.

    'Baby Brain' - is it all in mums' heads?

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  3. Lucy Scott is a Scottish illustrator and mum who’s keepin’ it real. In 2012, she gave birth to her first baby. Three years later, inspired by her total lack of preparedness for what being a mother actually entailed, Scott decided to chronicle those early, glorious moments of spit-up, sleep deprivation and generalised leakages.

    New mum's brutally honest Doodle Diary keeps motherhood real

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  4. You’ll be hard-pressed not to find at least one of these cutesy keepsakes in most mums’ possession. And why not? Tiny feet are by far the most utterly delectable features of a baby’s physique. (I once wrote an entire blogpost dedicated to my daughter’s tootsies…True story.)

    Simple & speedy baby footprints salt dough recipe

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  5. I remember the first days after my daughter’s birth well. Not so much the objective details – although I do have a vivid memory of coffee cups, wet wipes and impossibly tiny socks strewn about our house – but rather, I can recall exactly how I felt within those extraordinary, early moments. And I have never quite been able to recapture that exquisite feeling of calm; the unassailable, sublime sense that, with my babe in arms, all is right with the world.

    One Day Young: a portrait series of mothers and their newborns

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