• Unique gift ideas for new mums

    Are you searching for a unique gift for a new mama that will both delight her and be really useful for her life with a newborn baby?  Of course any gift is going to be welcome, but you can pretty much guarantee a new mum will get plenty of flowers and cute tiny baby clothes. 

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  • 11 tips for postpartum recovery with a toddler

    Postpartum recovery is never easy but it’s particularly tough when you have a toddler to care for as well as your newborn baby.  If you’re worried about how you’re going to cope with a baby and a toddler in the immediate days and weeks after giving birth, then the key thing to remember is don’t

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  • To the mum switching to formula

    We all have a breastfeeding story, however long or short.  Some mamas didn’t want to try it at all. Others struggled through pain, infections and sleepless nights to do it for years and some desperately tried, but couldn’t hit that so-called “gold standard” of breastfeeding.  You had it in your head that you would breastfeed

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  • Are you ready to have kids?

    I was so ready to have kids, until I actually went ahead and had kids.  I had waited until I was old enough to have built a successful career, but not so old that I would struggle to conceive.  I had also planned ahead financially – making sure the maternity leave policy was favourable and

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  • What am I supposed to do with my baby all day?

    New parents often talk about days flying by at an alarming rate when looking after a newborn baby.  We all have days when we look at the clock and can’t believe it’s 4pm and we’re still in our PJs.  But what about the days that drag? Yes when you’re juggling visitors, cleaning, appointments and cooking

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