Baby Massage, Mumma Love Organics

Baby Massage: what you need to know by Samantha Quinn, natural baby care expert and founder of Mumma Love Organics

 Have you discovered the wonders of baby massage yet?

Baby massage refers to the ancient practise of soothing and calming your baby through the power of touch, providing a warm and loving embrace to …

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What is Doula?

Liz – Partners in Pregnancy

What is a Doula?

Doula literally means “women servant”, a carer chosen by the couple to provide practical and emotional support during pregnancy, birth and the postnatal period.  Many Doulas have also undertaken additional training such as antenatal education and breastfeeding.

To fully understand the role of the Doula, …

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Why not take your baby swimming?

By Tamsin Brewis from Water Babies

Swimming with your baby is one of the most fun and exciting activities that you can do from a very early age so here are a few hints and tips that may be useful that would make your first swimming experience memorable and enjoyable for all the right reasons!

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Pain and intervention sitting in a tree…Part 2

Liz – Partners in Pregnancy

 

 

In the first part we looked at why birth doesn’t have to hurt and how hypnobirthing can make your labour an enjoyable experience. Part two now looks at why intervention happens and what you can do to control the situation using informed choice.

It is interesting that …

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Sling Safety With Young Babies

Dr Rosie Knowles is a mum of two, part time GP and runs the very busy Sheffield Sling Surgery.  As a qualified sling consultant Rosie is Slumber-Roo’s in-house baby wearing expert and will be available to offer specialist advice on Slumber-Roo’s Stand (K65) throughout the coming weekend at the Baby Show, NEC Birmingham.

Sling use …

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Pain and intervention sitting in a tree…

 

 

Liz – Partners in Pregnancy

According to research parents seek antenatal or childbirth education for several reasons. Discovering pain control methods and ways to reduce medical intervention are just two. These two “hold hands”, more than you might think. So let’s tackle this as two part blog. This first post will deal …

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How to get a good night’s sleep during pregnancy (and with a newborn!)

Sleeping well during pregnancy is really important for both mum and baby. During the last few months, research carried out by the leading baby multi-specialist Chicco, has found that 75% of mums-to-be have trouble sleeping. The most common issue is backache, which affects over 50% of women during their pregnancy. So what can be done …

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The Three C’s: Clingy, Cranky and Crying…The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

By Xaviera Plas – The Wonder Weeks

Have you ever looked at your baby and wondered, “What’s going on inside that head of yours?” Or, why is a normally well tempered baby all of the sudden difficult and demanding? And then, suddenly, he is doing things he could not do the day before?

Recent research has …

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The story behind the design of the OAKER Giggle travel system from Cosatto

So you’ve seen the ‘Oaker’ Giggle 3-in-1…you like the look of it…but your curious about the pattern?

Then let us fill you in on who and what inspired the Oaker’s Scando Nature pattern.

The Neo Geo trend dances all over our Oaker design.

Natural, stylised and simplistic – this is primitive painting creeping out of …

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Should children be rearward facing or forward facing?

Mark Bennett, Car Seat Safety Expert from BRITAX, helps parents choose the right car seat solution for their family

There is an on-going debate about which is the safest way for your child to travel in a car, forward facing or rearward facing. It can be incredibly confusing for parents and whilst safety is of …

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