1. I am the biggest fan of Usborne’s ‘That’s Not My’ range. The touchy-feely books are fun for toddlers but are an absolute hit with babies. Three children later I am the proud owner of a sad looking but well loved ‘That’s Not My Dragon’ book, which is practically busting after being manhandled with the severest adoration over the last five years.

    That’s Not My Owl – a book babies will love

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  2. Dettol donate a baby blanket campaign, which rolled out last year, is still accepting donations! The campaign aims to promote the dangers of bacteria on blankets (especially in winter – cold & flu season) and highlight the shortage of baby blankets available to infants born to disadvantaged families.

    Dettol donate a baby blanket campaign

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  3. Those cute little onesies that you saw in the shop…you know that your baby is only the size of a pea but you just can’t help yourself. That’s how it starts. Then, before you know it, you’ve bought a Schoenhut 30 Key Fancy Baby Grand Piano, a pony, a Diamond-Encrusted Bath Tub and a seat on Virgin Galactic’s next mission to space.

    Sound familiar? If so, you could be suffering from a greater or lesser version Baby Buying Syndrome (BBS). It’s a real thing!

    Baby Buying Syndrome - do you have it?

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  4. When it comes to visits after birth, there is no hard and fast rule. The best thing to do is ask if you’re a visitor, and be honest if you’re the one being visited.

    Visits after birth

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  5. According to new stats by the Centre of Economic and Business Research, the cost of raising a child from birth to the age of 21 has increased by £2,000 over the last year to just under £230,000 – as reported by theguardian.com.

    cost of raising a child

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