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Tips for coping with a newborn and toddler

With a newborn and toddler, life can be quite stressful. What once was a relatively easy day can suddenly be turned upside down. Now you have two little people who demand your attention, so how do you...

Pregnancy myths

From books and magazines, to relatives and friends, parents can be inundated with advice about the things you can and can’t do when you’re pregnant. Here’s a selection of common pregnancy myth...

Cute ideas for bump-to-baby photo shoots

Capturing your little one’s growth from bump to baby is a precious way to remember the early years. Whether you get a friend or family member to snap some pictures or you enlist the services of a pr...

Seven signs of nesting

At some point during pregnancy, even though you may be tired and want to rest, you can experience a sudden need to tidy, clean and organise your home. This is what is known as ‘nesting’ and it’s...

Dressing your baby in the heat

During the summertime it can be difficult to know how to keep your baby cool. In the UK, we don’t have the pleasure of hot weather very often so when we do, it’s a bit of a shock to the system. It...

Unique ways to announce your pregnancy

Keeping your pregnancy under wraps until you’re ready to tell people is hard when you’re so excited. Some people like to announce it straight away, others may choose to wait until the first scan s...

Pregnancy brain – fact or fiction?

Many people will be familiar with the expressions ‘pregnancy brain’ or ‘baby brain’, whether they’re parents or not. So, what exactly does this mean and is there any truth behind it? ...

Pregnancy wear on a budget

Maternity wear can be really expensive and, unless you’re planning to have more children, you’ll only wear it for a few months. There are lots of ways you can adapt your existing clothing and seek...

Don’t succumb to the pressures of Christmas

Christmas is about spending time with the ones you love, making memories and enjoying quality time together. When you have a new baby, every day can bring its own challenges, so having to cope with th...