Month: February 2012

Breastfeeding in public just got more comfortable

To help mums feel confident about breastfeeding in public, L’ovedBaby sell a really nifty little nursing shawl that is practical and simultaneously stylish. When I was breastfeeding in public, I used a pashmina for discretion and it was great but also annoyingly clumsy. Mastering the art of covering my bits whilst ensuring that my baby […]

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Best gift for a two-year-old

My two-year-old daughter’s favourite Christmas present for 2011 was and still is a fluffy toy hamster, wearing a dressing gown and nightcap, that talks back to her. The crazy creature has aptly acquired the name “Hammy” and Amelia has spent many an hour – yes hours – talking to her toy. Favourite cuddly toy Tigger […]

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Different birth positions explained

The theory is that women who use upright birth positions (walking, sitting, standing or kneeling) during labour may shorten their delivery time by as much as an hour. Lynn Goodman, spokesperson for British Doulas, says that staying upright and moving the hips helps ease the baby’s head towards the birth canal. Sounds logical to me. […]

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Hello Kitty takes over the world

My two-year-old daughter is mad about Hello Kitty. And this is not a result of any indoctrination on my part (or on the part of her friends). My child loves cats in general but there is something about Hello Kitty’s disproportionately large head and invitingly blank expression that attracts Amelia’s attention. We were out shopping […]

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Vitamins help to conceive

If you’re thinking of starting a family, vitamins may help to conceive. It seems logical to assume that a healthy body will assist in a healthy pregnancy. This, of course, is not always the case but eating a good dose of vitamin enriched food certainly does a heavy dose of good. To support the above […]

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