• How to mentally prepare for a baby

    Whether you’re pregnant already or trying to conceive, it’s a great idea to mentally prepare for a baby so that you’re ready for this huge change in your life.  Welcoming a baby is a happy and truly life-changing experience, however it can also be extremely tiring, draining and stressful.  For that reason it’s a good

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  • Genius IKEA nursery ideas

    Looking for genius IKEA nursery ideas to make your baby’s bedroom both practical and beautiful? When it comes to designing your baby’s nursery, you’ll want to maximise space because those tiny babies come with a whole lot of stuff for some reason.  While IKEA has a specific range of products it recommends for nurseries and

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  • 21 weird but normal things about newborn babies

    Baby’s face covered in teenage acne? Newborn won’t stop scratching their face? Baby flinging out their arms and legs at random? If you’re worried about what your newborn baby is up to, then first of all you need to know that’s totally normal! Being worried is part of being a parent, and there’s a lot

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  • Do I have to sleep train my baby?

    Are you worried about whether your baby is getting enough sleep and if you should be doing more to help them self-soothe at night? The pressure on mamas to get their babies sleeping for longer stretches starts pretty much as soon as you’ve given birth.  The focus in the early weeks is always on sleep.

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  • 7 tips for new parents on handling visitors

    You’ve just had a baby and there’s a (hopefully orderly) queue forming of people who want to visit your newborn.  Handling visitors when you’ve just had a baby can be tricky. The people who want to come and see you will all be loved ones, but at the same time many new mamas feel like

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  • Packing a baby travel bag

    Whether you’re travelling by plane, train or car, there are a few items you can pack to keep your baby happy on the journey.  Having a baby travel bag means you’ll have everything you need to distract and care for your little one within easy reach.  If your usual changing bag is big enough, use

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  • How to stop your baby fighting sleep

    Your baby is showing all of the signs of being tired, but when you come to put them down for a nap they fight sleep with all of their tiny strength.  It can be so frustrating and upsetting to see your baby distraught and unable to get themselves off to much-needed sleep. It’s also confusing.

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  • 10 tips for surviving night feeds

    Looking for tips on surviving night feeds with your baby? The first rule of night feeds is, there are no rules! Whether you’re breastfeeding your baby or bottlefeeding, night feeds will be an inevitable part of becoming a parent.  Night feeds are both difficult and beautiful. They leave you feeling physically exhausted, and yet being

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  • Going on holiday with a baby

    Are you gearing up for your first holiday with a baby and wondering how to pick your destination, what to pack, and how on earth you’ll survive the journey? That first holiday with your first child is a special time, but it’s also a daunting prospect.  You’ve got the memories of all those fun, relaxing

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