Category Archives: Breast Feeding

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Which Breast Pump Is Best For You?

I remember the days, before pregnancy and motherhood, when I would trawl the malls in search of the perfect handbag. I’d spend hours comparing size, length, shape and style to find the ideal tote. Who’d have thought I’d put the same, no… strike that, more effort into finding the perfect breast pump?

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Lactation Cookies Recipe

‘Lactation’ and ‘cookies’. Two words I never expected to type in the same sentence. But if there’s one thing I’ve learnt about being a parent, it’s to expect the unexpected, and well, getting to eat cookies for the ‘good of my baby’ is certainly that. ‘What’s the catch?’ I hear you ask. There is none. These babies are for real.

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Parenting Books: Mummy Blogger Favourites

Like most first-time mum-to-bes, when I found out I was expecting I went through all the usual emotions of joy, fear, elation, fear, delight and well, fear again! It wasn’t that I was scared of becoming a parent, but as any first-time baby bandwagoners will understand, the idea of growing, delivering and then looking after a miniature human can seem a little daunting. As an avid bookworm my way of handling this trepidation has been to get my hands on a range of parenting books. From nitty-gritty texts about pregnancy, to birthing and breastfeeding titles, I’ve looked for the answers from an army of baby experts. Unfortunately the vast majority have either been scary, patronising or both, and none have made me feel more prepared for the arrival of my daughter in January.

So instead I decided to call on Dubai’s best-known parenting bloggers to quiz them about the baby bibles they swear by. Read on for their recommendations.

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