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Your Baby

Your baby's growth week by week

How big is my baby?

In terms of measuring your baby’s length and weight, it’s very easy to find out how big your baby is during each week of your pregnancy. However, it can still be quite difficult to grasp exactly how big your baby would be in your hands. For this reason, we thought telling you the size of […]

buying for your baby's nursery

Baby extras shopping list

Every other shopping list we have provided you with has included the essentials you need to buy for your baby. However, many parents go that extra mile and buy some extra items that can be useful, save time or just add a little something to their baby nursery. Below you can find a list with […]

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Baby’s hospital bag

Your baby needs a hospital bag too, because even though he enters the hospital or birthing centre with everything he needs in mum’s womb, he will need some important items for after birth. Are you unsure about what exactly you should pack in your hospital bag? We know it’s not an easy task, but it […]

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Baby names: sources of inspiration

Picking the perfect name for your baby is no easy task, so below we have provided you with a few places you can look to for inspirationwhen it comes to naming your baby. Hope they help! 1. Your family heritage. Is there a family name you want to keep alive? Naming your baby after a […]

When is the right time to start your maternity leave?

When is the right time to start your maternity leave?

If you have just found out that you are pregnant one of the many questions in your head will be: How am I going to tell my employer and when should I go on maternity leave? Everyone has a different view on when the best time is to go on maternity leave, but it is […]

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Tips for breastfeeding in public

Breastfeeding in public can be a bit complicated, mostly because there is so much debate on whether it is appropriate or not. However, we know many mums really don’t have the option of not breastfeeding in public, after all if your baby is hungry you have to feed him. So we thought we would give […]

The benefits of breastfeeding

The benefits of breastfeeding

Many women find themselves not knowing whether they should choose breastfeeding or formula when it comes to feeding their newborns. So we thought it would be a good idea to talk you through the benefitsof breastfeeding, which include: Saving money, which is always a bonus! Your body will lactate regardless, so you may as well […]

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The first stage of labour

Stage 1 of labour is the stage in which dilation occurs and is divided into three distinct phases. This stage of labour is the longest and lasts for several hours. It begins with the first contraction you feel, which you must be careful is not a Braxton Hicks contraction, and ends when you are a […]

The 3 stages of labour

Your labour will occur in three distinct phases from the moment you feel your first contraction to the moment you deliver your placenta. No one’s labour is the same and you can be in labour for anywhere between 10 and 20 hours, but there’s still some people who are in labour for less or more […]

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