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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...

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...

11 Things You Should Know About Attachment Parenting

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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...

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...

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...

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...

25 Outfits To Inspire Your Back To School Gate Style

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Going back to school isn’t just about new pencil cases, lunch boxes and PE kits for the kids, OH NO! Going back to school is also about you looking good at the school gates… Come on...

QUIZ: Are You Ready To Have A Baby?

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Maybe you're in the perfect relationship or maybe you're just ready but if you can't get the thought of baby grows and buggies out of your head then maybe it's time to ask yourself...

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...

Why Children Wet the Bed & How You Can Deal With It As a New Parent

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For a first-time parent, the feeling of complete unpreparedness is pretty standard. Checking for monsters under the bed and hoping to God something actually isn't there? Learning...

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

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

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...

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...

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....

Fever in babies

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38°C, 39°C... your baby has a fever and you don’t know what else to do to offer him/her relief. How should you react? Should you consult a doctor straight away? Here is some advice...

Getting back in shape after pregnancy

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Find out what you should be doing over the weeks following the birth of your baby to help you get back on form and in shape. Diet- A healthy diet is an essential part of your...

Pocket money

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Is pocket money a good idea? How much should you give your children? All parents ask themselves these questions... here's a quick guide. Should I give my children pocket money or not...

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...

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...

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...

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...