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Registering the birth of your baby

Home / Parenting / Baby / Registering the birth of your baby

If baby's on the way, you need to know when, where and how to register the birth and get a certificate. Here are the basics you need to know. A legal requirementYou are legally...

Drinking Alcohol During Pregnancy: The Effects On Your Baby

Home / Parenting / Pregnancy / Drinking Alcohol During Pregnancy: The Effects On Your Baby

Doctors have always strongly advised pregnant women to avoid consuming alcohol because it can damage their unborn baby. Just as it’s accepted that smoking while pregnant is bad...

The Morning Sickness Cures And Remedies For A Better Pregnancy That Actually Work

Home / Parenting / Pregnancy / The Morning Sickness Cures And Remedies For A Better Pregnancy That Actually Work

Why do docs call it "morning sickness" when it feels likes a 3-month, all-day hangover without the drunken Facebook pics to prove that all those tequila shots were worth it? Why...

11 Things You Should Know About Attachment Parenting

Home / Parenting / Baby / 11 Things You Should Know About Attachment Parenting

We don’t blame you if you think attachment parenting is a little ridiculous. The image of the judgy granola chick, sporting tie-dyed baby slings, who is utterly devoted to sacrificial...

How to brush baby teeth: 6 tips for keeping your children's teeth clean and healthy

Home / Parenting / Children / How to brush baby teeth: 6 tips for keeping your children's teeth clean and healthy

The bedtime routine can be difficult enough without the teary trials of teeth brushing. Every mother wants her children to grow up with a happy healthy smile and the best way...

Baby won't stop crying: 7 ways to soothe your baby

Home / Parenting / z[OLD] Videos / Baby won't stop crying: 7 ways to soothe your baby

When you hear your newborn baby crying you'll probably feel a mixture of distress, worry and guilt but being a mum is the toughest job in the world so don't make things harder...

VBAC delivery: All you need to know about Vaginal Birth After Cesarean

Home / Parenting / Giving birth / VBAC delivery: All you need to know about Vaginal Birth After Cesarean

Trying for a vaginal birth after having a previous child by cesarean can be a daunting decision to make. If you're considering VBAC (vaginal birth after cesarean) you'll want...

Dealing with fever in babies: Expert advice

Home / Parenting / Baby / Dealing with fever in babies: Expert advice

When your baby gets a fever it’s understandably very hard not to worry. However much you plan, nothing will prepare you for the nerves and anxiety when you’re forced to deal with...

New Clearblue Ovulation Kit: Get pregnant quicker - the natural way

Home / Parenting / Getting pregnant / New Clearblue Ovulation Kit: Get pregnant quicker - the natural way

For some of us, we spend our lives going to great lengths to ensure that we don’t get pregnant. But then when we decide it’s the right time to have a baby, we’re shocked to find...

Clearblue live chat! Get your conception and fertility questions answered by a Clearblue expert Dr Alex Vass

Home / Parenting / Getting pregnant / Clearblue live chat! Get your conception and fertility questions answered by a Clearblue expert Dr Alex Vass

If you've got questions about fertility, conception or ovulation then this is for you. We've teamed up with the experts at Clearblue to offer an exclusive web chat with one of...

Diet in pregnancy - third trimester

Home / Parenting / Pregnancy / Diet in pregnancy - third trimester

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...

Hypnobirthing | Natal-hypnotherapy

Home / Parenting / Giving birth / Hypnobirthing | Natal-hypnotherapy

Hypnobirthing techniques (i.e. Natal Hypnotherapy™, The Mongan Method, etc.) help women to prepare emotionally, physically and mentally for birth and aim to help them get...

Positions For Labour: The Best Positions To Give Birth

Home / Parenting / Pregnancy / Positions For Labour: The Best Positions To Give Birth

When you think of a woman giving birth, what do you imagine? Is it a woman lying on a bed, legs spread? It might well be, because that's what TV and films would have us believe...

A difficult mother daughter relationship?

Home / Parenting / Children / A difficult mother daughter relationship?

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...

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...

Going on holiday as a family

Home / Parenting / Children / Going on holiday as a family

On paper, a big family holiday can seem like heaven, but it can also be a recipe for disaster if you're not used to living with the rest of the family. 1. Be realistic The perfect...

Ideas for baby meals

Home / Parenting / Baby / Ideas for baby meals

The more your baby grows, the more chance you have of trying out new flavours on them. Bearing in mind that during the first few months baby should eat only one new food at a time...

Giving birth

Home / Parenting / Giving birth / Giving birth

What happens during childbirth? Here's a summary... After nine months of pregnancy, the big moment is nigh...but what actually happens during childbirth? Dilation of the cervixAs...

Episiotomy

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An episiotomy is sometimes used during the delivery of a baby. What does it involve and what are the consequences? What is an episiotomy?During childbirth, an episiotomy is performed...

Post-pregnancy diet

Home / Parenting / Baby / Post-pregnancy diet

If you aren't breastfeeding or have stopped doing so, you can start to diet fairly soon after giving birth, if you wish to, but take note of our advice. Losing weight after pregna...