New Year’s Resolutions For Mum-to-bes

new years resolutions for mum to be

It’s nearly that time of year again when you turn over a new leaf and start from scratch with New Year’s resolutions. Now, we know all the usual ones (eat better, spend less money, do more exercise), but if you’re a mum-to-be, there are a few other things you might want to consider adding to the list. Read on for our recommendations for New Year’s resolutions for mum-to-bes. Happy New Year!

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8 Things Your Baby REALLY Wants For Christmas

what your baby really wants for christmas

This is my first Christmas with Baby Boo and I don’t mind admitting, it’s got me feeling all gooey inside. After all, Christmas is a magical time when you have a little one, so it’s important to make the most of it. I, for one have been scouring forums, reading parenting magazines and chatting to friends about all the fabulously festive things I can do to make this first Christmas magical. But at just under a year, I’m not sure she wants to sit on Santa’s lap or have her picture taken in a brightly-lit grotto. This begs the questions, what are the things your baby really wants for Christmas? Not exactly stuff you’ll find in Santa’s gift sack, but if I could deliver on all of this, my baby would be beside herself this Yuletide.

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Questions to ask before hiring a doula

reasons to hire a doula

Giving birth can be a beautiful experience, but it can also be tiring, overwhelming and the one time in your life when the extra support of others goes a long way. That’s where doulas come in. Doulas are trained and experienced in childbirth and unlike midwives, whose role is to physically deliver babies, doulas are there to provide emotional and physical support to expectant mums before, during and shortly after birth. If you’re considering hiring a doula you’re probably wondering how it works and what to expect. To answer your questions I caught up with antenatal/postnatal doula and breastfeeding counsellor Andrea Allen of The Doting Doulas. Here’s what she had to say…

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Christmas Gifts For Babies

The irrepressible sparkle of Christmas is just around the corner, which means you have a great excuse to hit the stores and shop for some fabulously festive outfits and accessories for your little cherub. Obviously it’s a crazy busy time of year, so to save you time, we’ve put together this gallery of Christmas gifts for babies, from one of our favourite brands, Mud Pie. Happy Christmas everybody!

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20 USEFUL Gifts For Baby’s First Christmas

baby's first christmas

Ho-Ho-Ho! It’s baby’s first Christmas, which means I’ve already been inundated with dozens requests from well-meaning relatives about what to get Baby Boo for Christmas. Of course, it’s a magical time and it’s only right that our nearest and dearest should want to splash out to make it feel as special as possible. However, the reality is that babies don’t want, or really need anything for Christmas. The difficulty comes with finding stuff that lets people express their generosity, while also being useful…

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Mummy Bloggers’ Favourite Christmas Traditions

Christmas baby

I have no words to describe how much I love Christmas. From the first appearance of the John Lewis Christmas advert, to the twinkling lights that sparkle throughout the city malls, nothing quite compares to the warm and fuzzy feeling of the festive season. This year is extra special, as it will be my first as a mummy. Therefore I’m determined to make it as magical as possible. To ensure the festive cheer is in abundance, I decided to get some inspiration from my favourite bloggers about their Christmas traditions. Here’s what they had to say…

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