Month: April 2012

How do you get vitamin D safely?

Vitamin D is a controversial subject – getting enough from the sun without burning can feel like a difficult balancing act, and reports of the return of rickets in children with a Vitamin D deficiency can make us parents feel like we can’t do right for doing wrong! So, just how do you get vitamin […]

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The mother-in-law ‘issue’

Mothers-in-law. I have a sneaking suspicion that many of you are emitting a sigh breathed with both resignation and frustration, as you simultaneously shake your head. Throw a baby into the mother-in-law equation and your head shaking increases in force and passion – I am sure. Here’s an interesting stat: a recent survey conducted by […]

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An organic remedy for cradle cap

If you wake up one morning and it appears that your beautiful baby has morphed into a scaly dragon cub overnight, fear not; it’s most likely cradle cap. Okay, so I may have exaggerated a little. Cradle cap is a little scaly but far from all encompassing – it only affects a baby’s scalp and it […]

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A baby day bed with a difference

I am a sucker for gadgety baby products that make a mum’s life easier. And I have come across one such product. It’s a baby day bed that multitasks as a bouncer – called the Bounce ‘n’ Sleep, by Stokke. I used a day bed massively when my daughter was a baby. It helped her transition […]

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Sun exposure FACTS

From the first sunny days of spring we are bombarded with information and advice about staying safe in the sun, but sometimes the facts can be easily forgotten, and often good advice only makes sense when we know and understand the reasons behind it. So here are some sun exposure facts, the different types of […]

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