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Establishing a Routine

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As a new mum, you may be bubbling with excitement as you bring your little one home, but no doubt you’re also feeling overwhelmed about the new life you are responsible for. How do you know when your baby should eat? When should you put him down for a nap? Did you know babies thrive
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Why Little Ones Love Taggies Bugs and Hugs

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The idea for Taggies came from two mothers who noticed that their little ones loved to twiddle and play with the satin edges of blankets and the tags on clothes and teddies. These looped tags provide babies with lots to experience. Different textures and ribbons with rippled and smooth surfaces soothe, comfort and stimulate little
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Feed Your Pregnancy Cravings with These Healthy Alternatives

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Pregnancy cravings? Whilst you’re probably not pining for a bowl full of steamed broccoli or a green leafy salad, most pregnant women have cravings for biscuits, chocolate and ice cream. If your desire for sugar is just too much to resist, you can go ahead and indulge- just make sure it’s occasionally. But make sure
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Ten Fascinating Facts about Your Newborn

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1) Your baby may have thick locks of black hair now, but it might not stay that way. It can fall out altogether in his first few weeks and then grow back or can change from straight to curly. 2) Birthmarks are common and occur when tiny blood vessels under the skin are diluted during labour. You might
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How to Organise the Perfect Easter Egg Holiday Hunt

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The countdown to Easter has certainly begun, and no doubt your children have already been collecting chocolate eggs from family and friends.  Easter simply isn’t Easter without an egg hunt and watching your little ones excitedly dash around to find clues. This year, inspire your child’s inner adventurer and make your Easter egg hunt a
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How to Safely Treat Hay Fever While Pregnant

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At this time of the year, pollen levels are beginning to rise, and for many this is the start of a summer of hay fever. Those phenomenally annoying problems of a constant runny nose, itchy eyes and tickly nose are no fun, especially when you can’t treat your allergies with mediations you would use when
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Breakfast Ideas For Your Toddler

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Everyone knows that breakfast is the most important meal to the day. Of course, telling this to your child, who’s probably more interested in building a tower with his buttered toast than eating it, probably won’t persuade him to sit down at the table.  Eating a healthy breakfast is linked with improved moods, obesity rates
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Morning Sickness Remedies That Actually Work!

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Being pregnant is one of the most amazing, life changing and incredible experiences you’ll ever go through. That being said, it does have its downsides and morning sickness is one of them. Some women are lucky enough not to experience it, but for around 75% of pregnant women, it is unavoidable. It normally hits pregnant
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Is My Baby Ready for Solids?

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Thinking of weaning your baby? There are a few signs to look out for to help you decide if the time is right. Your baby may be ready if he:   * Can hold his head up- he needs to be able to maintain a steady, upright position to take his first few bites. * Sits well when
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Will Playing Classical Music To My Baby Make Her More Intelligent?

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There is no real evidence that playing classical music to your baby will make her more intelligent.  It is a great way for you and your little one to unwind though so there’s no harm in popping on some Mozart or bach! Putting on some calm, classic music or singing a lullaby to your baby may
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