8 Developmental Toys for Babies this Christmas

With the holidays just around the corner, I thought I would share some of my favourite developmental toys that make a fantastic Christmas present for your baby this year! Done by Deer – Tummy Time Activity Toy – Croco Green RRP £34.95 Get your little one excited for tummy time with this pillow which also…

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Lux Mumma x SnuzPod4

The new SnuzPod4 Bedside Crib has just launched! My baby and I were delighted to have been asked to take part in this fantastic new product launch. We have been using the previous SnuzPod model since our son was born and are really enjoying using it, with our little one always having a great night’s sleep.…

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How to Help Prevent Pregnancy Stretch Marks

Pregnancy stretch marks or striae gravidarum if you want to get technical, form during pregnancy and are beautiful. They are a mother’s tiger stripes, badge of honour, showcasing just what our amazing bodies can do. They are also very common, the NHS notes that 8 out of 10 women develop stretch marks throughout the course…

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Nuna Leaf Grow VS Baby Björn Bouncer Bliss

Baby bouncers – the best way to keep your baby soothed and relaxed and possibly the most sought out ‘baby must have’ after your stroller. After using two different brands, the Nuna Leaf Grow and Baby Björn Bouncer Bliss and realising while there were similarities, there were also plenty of differences too – I thought…

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Elvie Electric Breast Pump: The Game Changer

I have been using the Elvie Double Electric Breast Pump for a month now and wanted to share with you my thoughts. Prior to the Elvie breast pump, I was previously using the Medela Swing Flex Maxi Electric Breast Pump and will be using this model as a comparison point to the Elvie. The main…

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THE FINE TUNED HOSPITAL BAG: KEY ITEMS YOU WILL LOVE

The hospital bag – likely the most important bag you will ever pack. As this is my second time around with baby number two, I can safely say I have expertly fine-tuned my packing skills, or at least I hope so! And therefore, I thought I would share with you some of my favourite items…

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Pregnancy During Lockdown: Tips for Mums to Be

Being pregnant in the midst of a global pandemic and resulting lockdown, can be daunting and quite isolating for any pregnant woman, particularly if this is their first pregnancy. Thankfully we live in a digital age where staying connected is easier than ever. With this in mind, and as this is my second pregnancy, I…

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My Pregnancy Skincare Routine: 10 Effective Face & Body Products Safe to Use

When pregnant, there are precautions mothers need to take when it comes to which ingredients they should put on their skin and it can become rather mind boggling. This is due to the fact that your skin is your largest organ and is very porous, so it absorbs whatever you put on it, some of which is drawn into…

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FIFI AND FRIENDS: GENTLE SKINCARE THAT YOU CAN TRUST

Close to two years ago now, when we became parents for the first time; in the first couple of weeks we only used water applied with cotton pads on our daughter’s delicate skin as advised by our obstetrician at our hospital. Then the time came to find a gentle and effective baby skincare regime to…

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GIVING BIRTH AT THE LINDO WING: MY STORY

When we discovered we were pregnant my husband and I quickly decided on private obstetric healthcare and engaged the expertise of an obstetric consultant, this was primarily due to the fact we were after continuity of care with access to private facilities and no wait time for appointments, check ups or rooms. Our consultant who is based…

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