How Your Baby’s Brain Grows

By Xaviera Plas – The Wonder Weeks

Nature is a remarkable thing. I am sure, as new parents, you have already experienced this. But, the innate abilities babies are born with never stops amazing me.

When a baby is born, it is perfectly capable of sensing “what,” such as hot, cold, loud, bright, and “how …

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Happy bunnies: Easter is a time for change and all things new so why not start with potty training?

My challenge is to avoid eating too may eggs this year but even without so much chocolate Easter is definitely one of my favourite times of the year: the daffodils are out, it’s a great time for family get-togethers and for me it signals good times and sunshine (fingers crossed that sunshine is here to …

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Caesarean Awareness Month – Cells4Life

There are many reasons why a woman may need or choose a caesarean section to deliver her baby and as April is Caesarean Awareness Month we’ll be highlighting some of the reasons women have C sections.

In some areas of the UK as many as 30% of babies born are delivered by caesarean section. [1]  …

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Snapfish – By The Photobook

By the photobook Whatever did we use to do when it came to showing off pics of our children to family and friends? It would probably have involved keeping a wodge of traditionally-captured photos on hand at all times to share with anyone who wanted to see them – which, let’s face it – is …

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Annabel Karmel – Recipe 4/4 – Apple & Pear with Cinnamon Purée

Apple & Pear with Cinnamon Puree

 

Apple and pear purée is an ideal first food for a baby food recipe as it is easy to digest and unlikely to cause allergies. Apples and pears contain pectin which can slow things down if your baby has loose stools.

 

Preparation 5 minutes

Cook 6-8 minutes

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Gemma’s Baby Blog – Part 10

I’ve had enough now. In fact, I’m counting down the days until I can serve Mini Madam with an eviction notice without being seen to be willing on prematurity. The thought of another 9 weeks (2+ months!) of swollen hips, uncontrollable moodiness, and cries of “Ooompf” when I accidentally stomach crunch my little girl, …

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Women Redefining Work And Home Life Balance

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Over the past 50 years the role that women have come to play in both work and home life balance has changed considerably. New OnePoll research has highlighted how modern women increasingly define success by their ability to balance both work and family commitments.

Twice as many women aged 18-25 today are expected to balance both these aspects of …

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Gemma’s Baby Blog – Part 9

So I’m 30 weeks pregnant and three-quarters of the way through! The nesting instinct has definitely kicked in and I’ve been busy redistributing clutter throughout the house. I’ve also turned into the ultimate slave-driver and am regularly demanding Craig get on his hands and knees with the floor wipes.

Speaking of Craig… well he’s been doing my head in …

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Annabel Karmel – Recipe 3/4 – Chicken, Sweet Potato and Apple

It’s a good idea to blend chicken with apple to bring out a natural sweetness that babies like.  Chicken has a mild flavour and is unlikely to cause allergies It is an ideal ‘growth’ food as it is packed with protein and vitamin B12.

 

Ingredients

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Gemma’s Baby Blog – Part 8

So this week I went to see the midwife to talk through the fact that Mini Madam was showing as extended breech in my recent private 3D scan. Beforehand I’d been really worried I’d be dismissed with a casual flip of the hand – “Don’t worry she’ll turn when she’s ready”, or “You …

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