Monthly Archives: March 2017

How long can a baby sleep in a moses basket?

How Long Can a Baby Sleep in a Moses Basket?

When you picture a newborn bundle of joy, quite often people think of a chubby little cherub all snuggled up in a beautiful basket with all the frilly trimmings. That basket is known as a Moses basket, after the biblical character who was found floating along the Nile as a baby in a basket. They are popular purchases for budding new parents, but I wonder if they’ve ever asked how long can a baby sleep in a Moses basket, before making their purchases. In this...

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Best Baby Bottles for Breastfed Babies

My second little man is now nearly 3 months old, and as both of my boys have been breastfed, finding a bottle to use to feed them expressed milk led to me heavily researching the best baby bottles for breastfed babies. Luckily my little boys have both taken to the first bottles that I tried with them so I can’t say I’ve tried them all, but all of these bottles come with recommendations from breastfeeding friends.

Medela Calma

I have actually tried the Medela...

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9 best gadgets for babies

9 Best Gadgets for Babies

I know I don’t always write about “gadgets” per se, I’ve often extended the meaning to cover anything that’s a useful tool for your baby or toddler. This article though, will focus purely on the best gadgets for babies: high tech items which will make your life with a baby easier. Not necessarily “essentials”, but definitely nice to have if you can afford them!

1. Nanny’s Choice No Touch Thermometer

Pros: No need to wake your poorly baby to check their9 Best Gadgets for Babies - Nannys Choice Tjermometer...

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Why do babies like swaddling?

Why Do Babies Like Swaddling?

Swaddling causes a divide amongst the parenting community. Most people agree that babies like to be swaddled, but their is an increased risk of SIDS in swaddled infants, which can stop many parents from swaddling their baby. But what is swaddling and why do babies like swaddling in the first place?

What is swaddling?

Swaddling is the art of wrapping your baby to help them to feel cozy and snug. It can be done using a sheet, a blanket or a specially made...

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wine glasses

Can You Drink Alcohol While Breastfeeding?

Since having baby number two and making the decision to breastfeed again, I’ve also found myself wondering can you drink alcohol while breastfeeding without causing harm to your baby? I’m sure the same question races through most breastfeeding mums’ minds, so here’s my interpretation of what I’ve uncovered.

My “relationship” with alcohol

Prior to being pregnant with my first son, I would say I was a moderate social drinker of alcohol. My husband and I would...

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