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  • 15 Jun 2015

    Babywearing questions answered

    There are so many slings on the market now, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by choice. But there are also lots of fantastic experts willing to offer their own experiences of babywearing. […] more

  • 1 Jun 2015

    Wanted: Testers for Weleda products

    We have the opportunity for 30 of our readers to try out the gorgeous Weleda Calendula Nappy Cream this week. All you have to do is come over to our Facebook page and tell us why you’d like to try this iconic product in the comments using the following sentence starter: I’d like to try Weleda Calendula Nappy Change Cream for my child because… […] 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

  • 14 Oct 2013

    5 of the best: nursing bras

    Whether you’re an expectant mother or a full term breastfeeder, nursing bras may represent an important part of your wardrobe. It is important to take care of your breasts during pregnancy with soft and comfortable maternity bras and it is equally important to continue that care with supportive, correctly fitting nursing bras. An ill-fitting bra can cause painful blockages which can lead to mastitis. The difficulty is in deciding which is the correct nursing bra for you. Often they are expensive, so trial and error isn’t always an option. We’ve trialled a wide selection to bring you the top 5 nursing bras on the market today, to make your decision making a little easier. […] more

  • 23 Sep 2013

    Why I don’t like breastfeeding

    This is a really difficult subject to write about. I’m no Kathryn Blundell, so you won’t find general vitriol and made up stories about crazed breastfeeders here. In fact, I have breastfed both of my children and am still feeding my youngest at 13 months with no intention of stopping before she’s ready. So, it would probably surprise a lot of people to know that I really don’t like it and am sort of looking forward to the day my little one weans… I can’t pretend that we’ve had a rough ride. […] more

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