THE SUMMER EDIT

Summer is well and truly here, so I thought I would share some of Ava’s favourite things which certainly help our little one keep cool and comfortable in this unusually hot London heatwave! I have linked everything below.   1. Tommee Tippee Advanced Anti-Colic Baby Bottles In summer it is important for babies and toddlers…

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BABY WEARING REVIEW: CARRIERS AND SLINGS

Our seven month old Ava Grace, loves being carried around like a little koala bear and during these last months I have tried and tested a few baby carriers and slings. So I thought it might be useful sharing my review and experiences with four carriers and slings, in particular, one modern carrier, one ring…

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CELEBRATING BABY MILESTONES IN THE FIRST YEAR

During the first year, there are many brilliant and creative ways to capture and celebrate your baby turning one month older and Instagram is awash with inspiration! So when our baby girl’s first month milestone came around, I decided to celebrate with a floral arrangement in the number representing her month. This floral arrangement has…

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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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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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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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