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dessert recipes

Sugar cookie glaze

Ingredients: 1 cup of sifted, powder sugar 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract 1-2 tablespoons of milk Method: 1. In a bowl beat together the cup of sifted powder sugar, 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla and enough milk (1 to 2 tablespoons) to make the right glazing consistency. 2. Once you are satisfied with the consistency, decorate […]

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First year development timeline: month 12

At the end of your baby’s twelfth month, she is going to be a whole year old! Can you believe it? Time sure can fly and your baby has grown and changed so much. We know it’s been an incredible year for you and we just want to say congrats mum and dad, you did […]

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First year development timeline: month 11

It’s the eleventh month of your baby’s life and your baby is still undergoing a lot of growth and development. What can you expect this month? Sensory development:Your baby’s senses are very developed at this point and they are playing a key role in how he learns about the world around him. Motor skills: Little […]

baby wearing sunglasses in a carseat

First year development timeline: month 10

It’s the tenth month of your baby’s life and your baby is still undergoing a lot of growth and development. What can you expect this month? Sensory development: Your baby’s senses are very developed at this point and they are helping her learn about the world around her. Motor skills:Your baby is busy this month […]

Step by step guide to: Travelling in London while pregnant

Step by step guide to: Travelling in London while pregnant

If you live in London and have recently found out that you are pregnant, you are probably thinking ‘Oh gosh, public transport while pregnant will be a nightmare!’ London transport really can be a nightmare, especially the tube. The London underground can be extremely busy during rush hour and there is a great chance that […]

Exercises to avoid when pregnant

Exercises to avoid when pregnant

It is important to exercise during pregnancy, however, there are some exercises that are too risky to do while you are pregnant. It is essential that you avoid them, even if you think you will be fine. They are not recommended, because they could cause trauma to your bump and increase your risk of miscarrying. […]

In vitro fertalisation (IVF)

In vitro fertalisation (IVF)

What you need to know about In vitro fertalisation (IVF) IVF is one of the many solutions to any fertility problems you may be experiencing. This process involves the fertilisation of your egg by your partner’s sperm outside of your body (A.K.A. in-vitro). IVF is a major and expensive solution, therefore it is only used […]

Gluten-free pregnancy

Gluten-free pregnancy

Gluten-free is okay during pregnancy Free image courtesy of FreeDigitalPhotos.net If you are gluten intolerant or have been diagnosed with celiac disease then you may be having some concerns about your diet not containing enough nutrients and vitamins to benefit your baby’s health. You can relax, your baby will get all the nutrients he needs, […]

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What causes couvade syndrome?

Couvade syndrome, also known as a sympathetic pregnancy, is an interesting condition in which future dads experience some of the same pregnancy symptoms as their partners. Mums you’re probably thinking “what a load of…!”, while we’re sure you dads are thinking “I knew there was a good reason I’ve gained so much weight.” It is […]

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