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May 2018

16/05/2018

Guide to Twin Pregnancy

Week by Week Guide to Twin Pregnancy By TwinStuff.com So you’re about to become a Mum of twins. A happy surprise that sneaks up on you when you least expect it. Having twins is common, 1 in 63 births consist of twin pregnancies. But not many Mums experience this on their first try. When you are finally pregnant with twins, you probably have a lot of questions about what’s going to happen and when it’s going to happen. We’ve developed a week by week guide to your twin pregnancy (shown... Read More

14/05/2018
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The Importance of Having Support as a Mum

Having had my first child almost eight years ago, and with three children in tow, you might think I have this mum thing down to a fine art by now. But the truth is, I still feel like I’m winging it most days. When I had my first baby, I had only just turned twenty-one and I felt completely and utterly unprepared. To be honest, I don’t think you are ever truly prepared to become a parent. No matter what age you are. But I was in shock for a... Read More

09/05/2018

How Dads can help with Breastfeeding

Deciding to breastfeed your new baby is special and wonderful for so many reasons. With benefits which go way beyond nutrition. But it’s not always plain-sailing – in fact it’s very often fraught with obstacles. I feel quite passionately that this should be spoken about more, so that women are better-prepared for the very normal experience of difficulty establishing a latch, and ultimately – eek – bleeding nipples. While it’s not normal or acceptable in the longer-term, it’s almost inevitable when your baby is a tiny newborn. But every mama... Read More

01/05/2018

First Family Holiday

Written by Mrs Shilts Going on holiday with a baby can be really exciting. With lots of memories to make and lots of firsts to enjoy. But it can also be incredibly daunting. In my experience, the key to a fantastic first family holiday is all in the preparation before you go. Where to go Whether it’s abroad or more closer to home, picking a suitable location for a family holiday can make or break your time away. If you’re planning to go abroad, consider a family friendly location with... Read More