Parenting

Why does our society have a problem with breastfeeding?

As a new mum, with no experience, it’s easy to assume breastfeeding is going to be a breeze. I used to think, how hard can it really be, the baby just latches on and suckles away!? Well I soon learnt that I was very wrong. The first evening with my baby, Molly, I couldn’t understand why she wouldn’t just latch…

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Best skincare products for babies

Newborn babies have incredibly delicate skin and it’s important to remember that most products out there contain a lot of chemicals which can cause irritation. It’s important not to over-wash babies skin as they naturally have very clean skin which doesn’t require being washed every single day. Frequent bathing and temperature changes can in itself cause irritation so it’s best…

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Birth story

Wow – I cannot believe I actually gave birth to a little human being! It was a lot harder than I thought it would be… On Friday the 20th January I started to get early labour pains. I would describe them as severe menstrual cramps, but not ones you could sleep through!This was triggered by a delightful ‘stretch and sweep’…

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Hospital Bag Checklist!

It’s that exciting time where you can get packed and prepared for the big day! Most women are advised to start thinking about packing their bag in the beginning of their third trimester. ┬áThis gives you enough time to buy bits and pieces each week. OR, you can go totally crazy and buy everything all at once – there’s nothing…

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Hello!

  Welcome to my blog! It’s great to finally get my blog up and running, it’s taken a long time for me to get here. I’ve had a couple of foodie blogs before, but I finally decided to take the plunge and launch a blog with my own domain – exciting! As you can probably gather from the various photos…

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