New Mum

The Ultimate Guide to Reducing Stretch Marks

Stretch marks! The body bugbear of women everywhere. But what are they and how do they form? Stretch marks happen when your skin is stretched significantly over a short period of time. When your skin stretches on the outside, the inside layers stretch too, causing the lower layers of your skin fibres to tear. This […]

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Myths About Breastfeeding

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After you give birth there will be lots of advice given about breastfeeding.  However, not all advice is good advice! Here are some myths around breastfeeding: Myth : Women who drink breast milk can multiply her milk supply. Fact : You can maximize your milk production by increasing the frequency of breastfeeding and expressing milk. […]

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Safe Cycling

Posted in Baby, Baby Care, New Mum, Toddler

Family holidays can be great fun, especially when you can get out and about and see a bit more of the destination you’re staying in.   Sometimes one of the best ways to get around is by bicycle.   However, you need to make sure that you follow safety rules to ensure a safe trip.  […]

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How to Swaddle a Baby

When you’re baby is crying there are many soothing techniques to calm her down. And swaddling your new born baby can be a great way to comfort her. How to Swaddle Swaddling is a soothing technique which can make your baby feel warm and gives a relaxing bed time effect that makes her calmer. Here […]

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Irritation on Pregnant Mum’s Skin

Skin irritation is one pesky problem that you may encounter during pregnancy. An incredible itching sensation occurs for most women. The irritation is usually found in body folds such as; creases under the breasts, abdomen, groin, and armpits. These are the areas where the most friction occurs and as a result of your maternity weight, […]

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How to relieve baby’s wind

Every baby is a gassy baby, but it’s spotting the signs and knowing how to help to relieve the pressure that you’ve got learn.   How to relieve the pressure If your baby is generally happy but gets momentarily fussy then it’s probably their way of trying to pass gas which is completely normal. They […]

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How to: Hold your baby whilst Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is one of the most wonderful but worrying parts of being a new mum. A lot of women fear their baby won’t latch or that the position they are in isn’t right. There are many different positions you can use when breastfeeding. There is no one position that is better than the others, so […]

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How to: get a Good Breastfeeding Latch

Breastfeeding is part of a natural bond between mothers and babies – but this doesn’t mean that it comes naturally to everyone. How to get your baby to latch To help create this bond and get into a feeding routine with your baby, try to breastfeed within an hour of delivering. If you’re struggling getting […]

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How to clip your baby’s nails

You’d be surprised how fast little fingernails grow; you’ll find you need to trim them several times a week. We’ve got some tips for keeping them short. How to cut your baby’s nails Even though they’re softer than adult nails, your baby’s nails can still be sharp, so you’ve got to keep them short to […]

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How to clear your baby’s nose

A stuffy nose can often unsettle your baby – especially since new-borns only know how to breathe through their nostrils at first. Clearing your baby’s nose helps her to breathe much easier but understandably a lot of babies don’t like this removal process and many parents find this to be a tricky job, so don’t […]

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