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16 Things To Avoid When Visiting A Newborn Baby

Eagerly awaiting a visit with a newborn baby? Here are 16 things to avoid when visiting a newborn, which parents wish they could say without offending. Read More


Juggling Pregnancy And Motherhood: How To Make It Work

From the moment you peed on the stick (which you probably did whilst your toddler simultaneously banged on the bathroom door, scribbled on the hallway wall,… Read More

10 Ways To Keep Busy In Your Last Month Of Pregnancy

It’s a currently unproven phenomenon that time goes a little crazy during pregnancy. The first trimester passes painfully slowly, only to be followed by the whirlwind… Read More


How NOT To React To A Pregnancy Announcement

A pregnancy announcement is usually a person’s way of sharing very exciting news. But unfortunately, some replies are as good as a wet blanket. Like these. Read More


8 Ways To Spot A Competitive Mother [HUMOUR]

Every group of mum friends has at least one competitive mother in it. You know the type, everything about her life is more important and, apparently,… Read More

Sore Nipples – 12 Tips To Soothe Sore Nipples

If you have sore nipples, it can make breastfeeding uncomfortable and unpleasant. Here are 12 comfort measures for soothing sore nipples. Read More


Gestational Diabetes | Diet and Symptoms

Cases of gestational diabetes are growing rapidly, but many are preventable. Find out gestational diabetes symptoms and diet tips to help prevent it. Read More

11 Things Your Baby REALLY Wants For Christmas

Forget all the expensive educational toys, we know what your baby really wants for Christmas. Check out 11 things on your baby's list for Santa. Read More



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