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The Oedipus complex

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The Oedipus complex was a term first used to describe a normal stage of emotional development in little boys, a series of impulses that, at around 2 to 3 years of age, drives...

Premature babies

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A premature baby is born before the expected date, which means before 37-41 weeks. Here's our guide to premature births. Factors in premature birth There are factors which can...

Maternal instinct

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When you’re expecting your first child, it's easy to worry about not loving your baby enough, or not being a good mum. Many people believe that a mother should automatically know...

Morning sickness and nausea during pregnancy

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If you’re expecting a baby, you’ll probably suffer from nausea at some point, just like around half of all pregnant women. Although unpredictable, it’s harmless to the fetus....

Drinking Alcohol During Pregnancy: The Effects On Your Baby

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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...

Registering the birth of your baby

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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...

17 Ways Motherhood Changes You For The Better

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Things change when you become a mother: your body, sleep schedule, relationship and not to mention finances. The fact is, you will never be the same again but most mothers out...

The Stages Every Girl Goes Through During Pregnancy

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Getting the news that you're set to be a new mum comes with a flurry of emotions; and understandably so. Life is about to drastically change forever. But before your little bundle...

20 Cute Ideas For The Ultimate Baby Shower

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Planning a baby shower is the ultimate excuse to come up with some of the cutest creative ideas. From cookies to cupcakes, decorations and games, no baby shower is complete without...

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...

10 Things Mums Know About Their Children Before Anyone Else

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My entire life my mother has always been able to pick up on my emotions better than anyone else. You know the people who ask if you're OK, only for their question to result in...

10 Reactions People Have When You Tell Them You're Preggo

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Remember how all your friends acted when you told them you were engaged? Well that's probably how they'll react to your pregnancy news as well. With a baby on the way, they'll...

Giving Birth At Home Is A 'Safer' Option For Mums-To-Be

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Feeling broody? This will come as big news!! According to new advice from the NHS, giving birth at home is a ‘safer’ option for many mums-to-be. Which means under the new guidelines...

Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck Open Up About Raising Their Kids As Feminists

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We have to say we're enjoying getting to know Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck as a couple. Jennifer has been opening up about her feminist beliefs over the past few months, and...

This Photographer Captured The Beauty Of Pregnancy

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Photographer, Sandi Ford, is setting out to prove that pregnant women are a sexy sight to behold! At the Academy Awards last year, Chris Hemsworth's wife, Elsa Pataky, was ridiculed...

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...

Amniocentesis

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During your pregnancy your doctor may offer you an amniocentesis. What is it? Does it indicate abnormalities for the baby? Here's what you need to know. What is it?Amniocentesis...

Baby's first month

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Your baby will change enormously during the first month of life. Getting your little bundle of joy to sleep, feeding and changing will take over your life, and you'll be amazed...

Hyperactivity in children

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Is your child a little monster, leaping all over the place, shouting, struggling to concentrate and learn to read? Your child could be hyperactive. It’s difficult for both the...

Expecting twins

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Two bundles of joy means more organisation! Here's everything you need to know about being pregnant with twins to help you prepare for the birth. When do you find out?Twin pregnancies...