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Homeopathy in pregnancy

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Homeopathy is an alternative medicine which aims to treat a paitents symptoms naturally with "remedies". It uses many animal, plant, mineral, and synthetic substances in these...

24/08/2011

Yoga Birth

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Pregnancy yoga and yoga birth involves yoga postures and breathing techniques to improve physical health and mental well-being. Yoga birth Pregnancy yoga aims to help women...

24/08/2011

Acupuncture and fertility | Acupuncture in pregnancy

Home / Parenting / Getting pregnant / Acupuncture and fertility | Acupuncture in pregnancy

Acupuncture involves inserting and manipulating needles superficially in the body. It's an alternative medicine that can help with pain relief, fertility and illness as well...

19/08/2011

Osteopathy Pregnancy

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Osteopathy is an alternative medicine which aims to treat the person as a whole, taking into account body, mind and spirit. It recognises the bodies ability to heal itself and...

19/08/2011

Diet in pregnancy - third trimester

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Good nutrition is essential throughout pregnancy and in the third trimester there is a window of opportunity when pregnant mums can prepare their body for giving birth, and also...

19/08/2011

Herbal tea in pregnancy & herbalism

Home / Parenting / Pregnancy / Herbal tea in pregnancy & herbalism

Herbalism relies on herbal or botanical remedies made from plants or plant extracts to treat ailments. Herbal tea in pregnancy is often used to provide safe nutrition and reduce...

19/08/2011

Women with eating disorders delay pregnancy

Home / Parenting / Getting pregnant / Women with eating disorders delay pregnancy

A recent study has shown that women with a history of eating disorders may have delayed pregnancies Women with eating disorders delay pregnancy The study, which based its research...

03/08/2011

Baby development week 14 | New baby blog

Home / Parenting / Baby / Baby development week 14 | New baby blog

Baby development week 14 - 100 days old. Baby Passport Naly’s passport arrived this week, I was very excited, this means we can go abroad for holidays! We recently booked...

27/06/2011

Epidurals: Essential epidural information

Home / Parenting / Giving birth / Epidurals: Essential epidural information

Some women find bearing the pain of childbirth an enriching experience, but many choose to have an epidural that provides pain relief to help the birth of their baby to go more...

22/05/2011

Epidural side effects: What are the side effects?

Home / Parenting / Giving birth / Epidural side effects: What are the side effects?

Researching all your options before you give birth is essential to make you feel in control. Epidural side effects: What are the side effects? Although initially you may not...

20/05/2011

Everything You Need To Know About The Abortion Pill But Were Too Afraid To Ask

Home / Parenting / Pregnancy / Everything You Need To Know About The Abortion Pill But Were Too Afraid To Ask

Women have had access to the abortion pill for over a decade but there’s still a lot of miscommunications and misconceptions when it comes to what it’s for and what it does....

18/05/2011

41 weeks pregnant | New baby blog

Home / Parenting / Pregnancy / 41 weeks pregnant | New baby blog

41 weeks pregnant - How to induce labour naturally 15th January - 23rd January Sproglet, my new baby, was due on the 15th Jan. The day came, I was so excited, ready for it,...

01/04/2011

A difficult mother daughter relationship?

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She's your mother, you're her daughter - your relationship should be simple. But the average mother daughter relationship is anything but! A difficult mother daughter relationship...

04/02/2011

Review of Ben & Holly's Little Kingdom

Home / Parenting / Children / Review of Ben & Holly's Little Kingdom

Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom is an animated, pre-school adventure from the makers of Peppa Pig. The stories tell the adventures of Princess Holly and Ben the Elf, tiny...

07/10/2010

Daily Mail shocker: fat women have sex too…

Home / Parenting / Children / Daily Mail shocker: fat women have sex too…

I saw this story in the Daily Mail today (I was looking for work reasons, not for pleasure), and just had to comment…. When I saw it, it was one of the lead stories on...

19/08/2010

World’s first fertility app available on the iPhone

Home / Parenting / Getting pregnant / World’s first fertility app available on the iPhone

The world’s first human fertility app has launched in the UK to help would-be parents start a family quickly and without the huge expense of using fertility clinics. The...

27/04/2010

Supermum Kim Clijsters nets Grand Slam victory

Home / Parenting / Children / Supermum Kim Clijsters nets Grand Slam victory

After taking a two-and-a-half year baby break, Belgian tennis ace Kim Clijsters has capped an incredible comeback to competitive tennis by winning her second US Open title. The...

16/09/2009

Cervical stitching (cerclage)

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Cervical stitching is a procedure for pregnant women who have a weak cervix. Find out what it involves. The cervix normally stays tightly closed throughout pregnancy. It changes...

22/07/2009

Pelvic floor exercises

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Pelvic floor exercises restore the strength and elasticity of the pelvic floor. But what exactly is the pelvic floor, and why are the exercises necessary? What is the pelvic floor...

21/07/2009

Paternity leave

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Who's entitled to paternity leave and when can it be taken? Here's our guide to the ins and outs of paternity leave. Who can take paternity leave? A man can take paternity...

21/07/2009