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  • 22 Apr 2015

    All your questions on real nappies answered

    Unsure how many nappies you'll need to get started, or whether they'll really be right for you? Don't know whether you'll really be able to save money by choosing cloth over disposables? Check out these Frequently Asked Questions and the answers to all your nappy based queries. […] more

  • 21 Apr 2015

    MAKE YOUR OWN Nappy Cream

    Katie at Wellness Mama shares her favourite recipe for creating your own calendula nappy cream, proven to soothe sore skin. It can even be used effectively on rashes or for healing postpartum. […] more

  • 20 Apr 2015

    Why Go Real?

    Choosing real nappies saves money for both parents and our communities. For every year a baby is in nappies, he or she will need nearly 2,000 nappy changes. With potty training averaging at two and a half years, that is nearly 5,000 nappies per child! At an average cost of 16p per disposable, between them parents in England and Wales are spending approximately half a billion pounds on disposable nappies every year. […] more

  • 15 Mar 2015

    How to have a mindful birth

    You may have heard that oxytocin is the hormone we want to have flowing around the body during labour. It helps the natural process of birth along. But do you know how to actively promote oxytocin besides just trying to relax? In the midst of facing unknown challenges in labour, it is very normal to feel the emotions and sensations associated with a loss of control. The question is, will you be able to make space to observe and simply 'be with' your thoughts, emotions and sensations in a way that avoids spiralling into panic? […] more

  • 1 Mar 2015

    Beautiful crafted baby carriers

    Sleepy Nico Baby Carriers were first made in London in 2008 when two like-minded mothers called Angeline and Maria met. They discovered that they had both named their sons Nico and decided to work together on creating a baby carrier that combined simplicity and beauty. […] more

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