NURTURING MUMS: THE VALUE IN POSTNATAL COURSES

I recently had the pleasure of attending the Nurturing Mums postnatal course held in Blackheath, London over the past five weeks and have been blown away by the advice I received, and not to mention the fun I had along the way and the lovely mothers I met and still keep in contact with. Before…

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OUR TRAVEL DIARIES: SUMMER COUPLE DESTINATIONS

There is nothing more exciting than counting down the days before you dust off your suitcases, pack your bags and set off for a summer holiday with your other half, hopefully somewhere as far flung as possible from the everyday routine. I am sure for many, an ideal summer getaway consists of sun, sand and…

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9 NEWBORN ESSENTIALS: THE FIRST MONTHS AT HOME

As new parents we discovered that the wide world of baby products is vast and immense and from the beginning we were bombarded with baby industry marketing. When you think of it, the list of ‘newborn essentials’ presented to new parents is mind boggling. One could look at this list and feel pressured to buy…

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STEMS CELLS: THE MIRACULOUS BLOOD IN YOUR BABY’S UMBILICAL CORD

My husband and I were at a Baby Show recently and walked past a stem cell storage bank display. We didn’t really stop to think about it in more detail as we were making our way over to the popular pram and cot displays. However, we did make a mental note to have a look into…

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GIVING BIRTH: THE HOSPITAL BAG CHECKLIST

I spent as much time as I could circumventing my duties when it came to packing my hospital bag as I was a little unsure of where to start. As this is our first baby, I had the overarching belief I would fail to pack something extremely important and then receive a look of disdain…

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PREGNANCY APPS AND BOOKS: THE BEST OF EDIT

Any mum or dad to be knows there is a plethora of pregnancy literature out there, and at first it may seem a little overwhelming trying to sift through it all to find the most helpful, relevant and accurate information. With this mind, I thought I would compile a list of apps and books that…

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BUGABOO CAMELEON³ CLASSIC COLLECTION: THE LOWDOWN

As this is our first baby, my husband and I were initially a little confused as to which pram we should choose. The complex world of perambulators (which I discovered is the uber posh term for a four wheeled baby carrying buggy) was tough to navigate and we really didn’t know where to start. In light of…

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DRESS YOUR BUMP WITH LOVE: A FEW ESSENTIALS

A growing bump means that it didn’t take long for most of my pre-bump clothes to no longer fit and are currently tucked away somewhere at the back of my wardrobe. It was approximately at the 25 week mark that I invested in maternity specific clothing after realising that my pre-bump wardrobe only had that much stretch and…

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THE MOTHER BOX: PREGNANCY + BIRTH KIT

What happens when a talented midwife & doula with over 25 years combined experience get together? A-mazing things are created, like this pregnancy + birth box which has everything me and the growing bump need. The Mother Box is an all in one essentials go to kit for mums-to-be, put together by two women who have decades…

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FREQUENT FLYER TIPS WHEN PREGNANT

I was flying into Ibiza over the weekend and was sitting on the plane trying to calculate the amount of frequent flyer miles I had accumulated since I became pregnant. So far, whilst pregnant with this little bub, I’ve traveled to some amazing cities out of London; from Sydney, Queensland, Barcelona, Paris, Munich, Sibiu to Ibiza. If…

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