• Dexter in tummy time position playing with ducks floating in a bowl of water

    Activities for 5 Month Old Baby – 8 Fun Playtime Ideas

    26th October 2016

    It can be difficult to know what to do with your baby once they hit five months old. They may not yet be able to sit unsupported and yet they are desperate to do more playtime activities. This article discusses the 5 month baby activities we got up to when Dex was a five month…

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  • Nicola breastfeeding Felix in bed selfie

    Our Difficult Breastfeeding Journey

    22nd October 2016

    When I was pregnant there was absolutely no doubt in my mind that I would breastfeed my baby. I knew that breastmilk contained all the vitamins and minerals that baby would need and understood that research suggested that breastfed babies were more intelligent, were less likely to suffer from obesity and less likely to suffer…

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  • 10 Newborn Essential Products

    20th October 2016

    How many of us went out during pregnancy and spent an absolute fortune then days after baby arrived were wondering how on earth we didn’t have in our hands the most basic of things? Just me? Here I’ve compiled a list of the 10 newborn essentials we used in the first few months of both…

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  • 20 Things I’ve Learnt in 20 Weeks

    12th October 2016

    1. Being off work on maternity isn’t as fun as it seems. I’ve been off work now for nine months due to a mixture of maternity and sick leave and it isn’t all it is pictured. Hands up who thought they would spend their time swanning around the shops, sitting in Costa drinking coffee, walking…

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  • Dexter at five months old in the tummy time position look directly at the camera with his head propped on his left arm

    How to Encourage Your Baby to Enjoy Tummy Time

    5th October 2016

    If I had a pound for every time a mum told me that her baby hates tummy time, I’d treat myself to a night away in a hotel so I could have a full night’s sleep! But seriously, all babies start off hating tummy time. Why would you want to be put on the floor…

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  • Routines in the First Few Months

    1st October 2016

    In the first few weeks of baby’s life they will be going through the ‘fourth trimester’, trying to adapt to life in the outside world. During this phase it is near enough impossible to get anything done:  cooking, cleaning, sleeping, washing (clothes and yourself!) all of these things go out of the window. This lasts…

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