Slings and carriers: the simple solution to sleep deprivation

For the newborn baby adjusting to life on the outside can be difficult. Gone is the security of the snug womb, the gentle rocking 24 / 7 as mum gets on with her day. The constant companionship and reassurance of her heartbeat.

Simple solution? A sling or carrier to keep baby snug and secure.

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Breastfeeding: How old is too old?

Breastfeeding is possibly the single most divisive topic a mum has to deal with. Whilst most of us are now positively encouraged to breastfeed our newborn babies ‘for as long as possible and practical’, somehow the idea of a four year old breastfeeding is still offensive to many. Are you risking damaging your child’s emotional development more by allowing them to breastfeed as long as they like, or by enforcing a societal expectation and weaning them at perhaps two? Why would you even want to breastfeed beyond 6 months?   Nature and nurture Breastfeeding is nature’s way of nurturing both...

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Top 10 baby names for 2014

As expectant parents, there is always the exciting but difficult task of naming your baby. What sort of names are on your list? Let’s take a look at the most popular names for 2014 to help inspire you.

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