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Things you really need

Well …. we are The Essential One after all – so we are best placed to try and help give you a few handy tips on what you really need for your baby and young child

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Maternity & Nursing Advice, New Baby 0-18 Months Advice, Things you really need

Changing Relationships after your First Baby

Written by Holly from Little Pickle’s Mom Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/littlepicklemom Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/littlepicklemom Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/littlepicklemom It’s the thing you’ll get told countless times during your first pregnancy, and you’ll spend months trying to prepare yourself for it, but life really does change when you become a parent. I thought I was ready…

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Managing between a Toddler and a Newborn

By Rebecca Wilson from Me & You Raising Two Managing your time equally between your toddler and newborn is something, with the best will in the world, you can’t prepare for. Thinking the other day about Emelia, and how well (on the whole) she has adapted to a new baby…

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Maternity & Nursing Advice, New Baby 0-18 Months Advice, Things you really need, Younger Child 3 Months - 6 Years Advice

Reusable Cloth Nappies

By Katie Atkinson from Gold Dust Prior to having my little girl I hadn’t considered anything other than disposable nappies. If it wasn’t for having a newborn trial pack of reusable pop-in nappies, I probably wouldn’t have thought twice. But here we are, almost 9 months down the line and…

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Maternity & Nursing Advice, New Baby 0-18 Months Advice, Things you really need, Younger Child 3 Months - 6 Years Advice

Bonding with your Baby

A Personal Experience By Kirsty McManus from Life With Boys During pregnancy, we all have a preconceived idea of what life with a new baby will be like. Child-birth should have been a heart warming experience. The midwife should have placed my son in my arms and I should have…

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Maternity & Nursing Advice, Things you really need

What to Eat (and Not Eat) when you are Pregnant

During pregnancy, a few things will stress you out…but eating should not be one of them!  Unfortunately, much of the well-meaning advice you receive from friends and family is based on popular old wives’ tales and is enough to confuse anyone. This article is designed to dispel the rumours and…

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What New Mums REALLY Need

Written by Georgina Clarke Becoming a new Mum for the first time can be extremely overwhelming at the best of times. You want to feel prepared and have everything that you could ever need for your newborn. But how can you know exactly how much and of what are necessities?…

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Things you really need

Why You Need a Pramsuit…

In the last few days autumn has definitely arrived and it’s time to start thinking about warmer clothes for your baby. Here at The Essential One, we really pride ourselves on our huge selection of pramsuits- guaranteed to keep your baby snuggly and cosy in the cold weather. But why…

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Why You Need Lots of Babygrows…

Babygrows are such a huge essential to your baby’s wardrobe in the first few months. When you are pregnant, you imagine dressing your baby in lots of cute and stylish little outfits. And of course you do that. But the reality is that actually it is often just easier to…

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What To Pack In Your Hospital Bag – For Baby

We’ve written a blog post regarding the essentials you need in your hospital bag for Mum.  Now it’s time for bits to take for baby for your stay in hospital.  Of course each birth is different and you don’t know for sure how long you will be in hospital for,…

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Maternity & Nursing Advice, New Baby 0-18 Months Advice, Things you really need

What’s In Your Hospital Bag with Katie Ellison

We were excited to be featured in a gorgeous video from popular Mummy blogger Liza Prideaux. She filmed a What’s In My Hospital Bag video and we were chuffed to see that she mentioned The Essential One’s sleep suits. You can imagine our delight to see that we have been…

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Maternity & Nursing Advice, New Baby 0-18 Months Advice, Things you really need

What’s In Your Hospital Bag Video with Liza Prideaux.

Here at The Essential One we love it when we get tagged in your photos on Instagram or Facebook, or featured in your blog posts, or videos. Nothing gives us more pride than seeing your little people in our clothes. We loved getting a mention in this video from the…

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Baby Sleepsuits and Baby Grows: Sunshine and Clouds…

We have seen a real trend recently on social media for people going mad for baby clothes that are bright, happy and that are also weather related! Don’t believe us? Just have a quick browse on pinterest or look at any of this seasons baby clothes– they are all full…