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  • 8 Tips to Help Prepare for Breastfeeding

    04 Apr 2023 Cathy Tabner
    We know breastfeeding can come with its own set of challenges, but we also know that preparing before your baby arrives can help you feel more relaxed, empowered, and ready to begin your breastfeeding ...
  • Project Baby introduce their shopping guide for the Baby Show Manchester   Bibinee Dolls Soft plush dolls Beautifully designed soft plush dolls offer your little one representation, friendship and com ...
  • Top Tips You Need to Prepare for Fatherhood

    12 Mar 2023 Nigel Clarke of Dadvengers
    By Nigel Clarke I remember trying to prepare for fatherhood with my first child, and it was daunting! I didn't really know how to prepare or what to expect. Now, 15 years down the line and having just ...
  • In honour of International Women’s day 2023, we asked a few Mumtrepreneurs exhibiting at The Baby Show with Lidl GB Manchester Central to tell us what International Women's Day means to them and what ...
  • By Dr. Bob Titzer In many areas of the world, infants learn two languages. In some areas of the world, it is common for babies to learn at least three languages. It is possible to teach babies many la ...
  • How to baby-proof your home

    24 Feb 2023 Jenni Dunman of Daisy First Aid
    By Jenni Dunman of Daisy First Aid If you’re pregnant or a parent of a tiny baby it won’t be long before your baby is on the move. They’ll be crawling, cruising, climbing and walking. They’ll be reach ...
  • Money Saving Tips for New Parents

    21 Feb 2023 The Baby Show Team
    The rising cost of everyday essentials is adding financial stress to already struggling households. Add into the pot having a new baby and, well, something has to give. Certain items are deemed baby e ...
  • A Special Pancake Day Recipe

    21 Feb 2023 Adam Shaw of At Dad's Table
    By Adam Shaw of At Dad's Table Today's good mood is sponsored by pancakes! There’s nothing like a delicious stack of pancakes in the morning, topped with golden syrup and one of your favourite five-a- ...
  •   Baby carriers are undoubtedly a wonderful invention, and there is a wide variety of slings on offer in the market today. Each baby sling or carrier will have advantages and disadvantages, so look fo ...
  • Is Baby Bed Sharing a Bad Habit?

    30 Jan 2023 Sarah Patel
    I’m Sarah Patel, the founder of Teach To Sleep and a mum of two young children, who are 18 months apart. I have worked in education for over 15 years as a primary teacher and a senior lecturer in prim ...
  • The Baby Show Loves Buggies

    24 Jan 2023 The Baby Show Team
    Why spend hours trawling the internet or traipsing around different stores, trying to find which pram, buggy, or pushchair you need, when one visit to The Baby Show can answer all your buggy-related q ...
  • How to Meet Your Breastfeeding Goals

    23 Jan 2023 Danielle Facey - The Breastfeeding Mentor
    I had no idea at the time that having had a c-section, it might take longer than usual for my milk to come through. I also did not know until months later that the drugs I had been given during my fou ...
  • New Mum Advice: Three Postnatal Taboos Smashed!

    06 Jan 2023 Rachel Fitz-Desorgher
    By Rachel Fitz-Desorgher New mums eh - what are they like? They can bang on for hours in polite company about their sore boobs, stitches and constipation, and, sit in the same room as them for long en ...
  • The Baby Show Loves New Products

    20 Sep 2022 Emma Coffey
    Chicco Next2Me Pop Up The new Chicco Next2Me Pop Up is the side-sleeping crib designed to travel with you anywhere! The space-saving crib can be set up and folded down in just three seconds, all witho ...
  • The first trimester challenge There aren’t many women that get through this phase without any symptoms. The common ones are: Nausea Vomiting Dizziness Tiredness For tiredness and dizziness, make sure ...
  • Nutrition and Wellbeing During Pregnancy

    24 Aug 2022 Charlotte Stirling-Reed
    Ideally, we’d all be eating a well-balanced diet during pregnancy (with some added extras, see below) and getting in plenty of energy, nutrients and fluids every day…but sometimes it just doesn’t work ...
  • Wellness during Pregnancy

    17 Aug 2022 Emma Armstrong aka The Naked Doula
    Emma Armstrong founder of The Naked Doula @thenakeddoula Birth Influencer, Qualified Hypnobirthing Coach and Educator. Founder of "The EVE App" & "The Visual HypnoBirth Course" and creator of her best ...
  • Reusable Nappies - It Doesn't Have to be All or Nothing

    16 Aug 2022 Lorna Price - The Nappy Den
    1) Can save you money The average child potty trains around 2.5 years, during that time the you could spend '1000's of pounds on disposable nappies, verses around '400 on a set or reusable nappies.' T ...
  • Babease (stand F62) - Make 100% organic, veg-led baby food for budding foodies to help them develop a broad palate and set them on a positive relationship with food for the rest of their lives. Their ...
  • Financial Security for your Children, the Future Generation

    22 Apr 2022 Hamida Begum Financial Planning, St. James’s Place Wealth Management
    Babies and children can be expensive; however, regular savings can help towards the big expenses when they come along. There are many advantages to starting early and saving for our children's future, ...
  • Baby and Child Nutritionist, and guest speaker at our LIVE Talks stage, Charlotte Stirling-Reed from SR Nutrition shared with us her yummy Carrot Cake Hot Cross Buns Recipe for Easter and we're very e ...
  • What is Hypnobirthing?

    12 Apr 2022 Midwife Pip Davies
    Hypnobirthing doesn't involve hippy trousers, crystals, and chanting- I mean it can do if that works for you, but it can also be adapted to suit every woman's preference. Many women find hypnobirthing ...

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