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baby sucking on mum's breast

General breastfeeding tips

Breastfeeding can be challenging for new mums, if you are finding it difficult, don’t worry and don’t give up! Breast milk offers many advantages for both you and your baby, such as boosting your immune system, giving your baby the perfect balance of nutrients and being easier for your baby to digest. What to remember […]

baby with bottle

Picking the right formula

There are 6 main ingredients your formula milk must contain if you are going to ensure that your baby receives all of the nutrients he needs. They are as follows: carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins, minerals and trace ingredients to satisfy specific needs. Carbohydrates: As lactoseis the main carbohydrate present in breast milk, this is the […]

Your weight before pregnancy

Your weight before pregnancy

It is important that before you and your partner try to conceive that you are at a healthy weight. If you are underweight or overweight it can significantly reduce your fertility, making it difficult to conceive. Overweight women are also at a greater risk of suffering from insulin resistance during their pregnancy. Tips for a […]

Vegetarian and pregnant

Vegetarian and pregnant

You’re a vegetarian and pregnant, which means you have two very important reasons to make sure you’re paying close attention to your diet for the next 40 weeks. If you’ve been a vegetarian for a while you’re probably very clued up on what you need to eat to maintain a healthy diet, but we know […]

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