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From Hospital Bag to Home – Introducing Medela’s Breastfeeding Essentials 

Medela Provides Extensive Essentials to Support Every Breastfeeding Journey

World Leading Breastfeeding brand, Medela, continues to support all new mums thanks to the extensive range of breastfeeding essentials. Best known for its award-winning breast pumps (including manual, electric and even hospital grade), the brand also offers all the key products any new mum will need to embark on her...

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Protect yourself and your baby by having the flu vaccine

Protect yourself and your baby by having the flu vaccine

Pregnant women in Devon, Plymouth and Torbay are being urged to have the flu vaccine now to protect themselves and their unborn baby from the deadly illness.

The UK Health Security Agency has warned that there could be a significant flu surge this winter coinciding with continuing or rising COVID-19 cases.


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Illuminate Your Journey Into Motherhood With Latched Maternity wear

Fast growing pre and postnatal activewear brand, Latched, is thrilled to unveil its first seasonal launches for AW21. Promising comfortable, stylish and functional clothes to keep expectant and new mums active, the new arrivals are sure to be a winner for the months ahead whether mums are enjoying a power walk with the buggy, hitting the gym, or relaxing at home for some yoga!

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Government pledges £2.45 million to improve childbirth care

Brain injuries in babies to be reduced in new drive to avoid birthing complications, announces maternity safety minister Nadine Dorries.

From: Department of Health and Social Care and Nadine Dorries MP

  • In collaboration with the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) and The Healthcare Improvement Studies Institute at the University of Cambridge, £2 million will be
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8 in 10 new mums say they were unprepared for recovery after childbirth

  • New research by maternal health brand Lansinoh, reveals that 79% of mums said they were unprepared for the postpartum period, also known as the Fourth Trimester
  • 75% of new mums say they were not prepared for the physical pain and recovery in the Fourth Trimester
  • 87% of new mums did not plan for their recovery post birth

New research...

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Solving co-parenting dilemmas for separated families as the summer holiday looms

Uncertainty about how summer holidays might shape up this year means separated families should consider making flexible written parenting plans right now, says a leading family dispute resolution charity currently providing its services by video conference.

Arrangements for children during the long school vacation always provide headaches for separated parents. This year, the delayed...

5 fun things for dads to do with their kids

I think it's hard sometimes for dads when the mum is so integral and such a big part of their children's lives, understandably so. The thing that makes mums so wonderful is the amount of time they spend with their children. They are everything to them. But on the flip side of that sometimes this leaves you as a dad, not feeling left out but perhaps feeling less valuable.

I wanted to...

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It’s not all good in the (mother)hood

It’s pretty tough, motherhood, isn’t it? Even for a woman who, on the outside, looks like she’s got her shit not only together, but tied up in a gift box with a pretty bow. To quote the great philosophers of Love Island 2017, ‘on paper’, my life is perfect. And somehow, I found myself with post-natal depression; questioning my marriage, my life choices, and my happiness. I was miserable, and...

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Parenting Past 18: 1 in 10 believe adult children should never move out of family home

Parenting Past 18: 1 in 10 believe adult children should never move out of family home

  • 51% of Brits believe parents should financially support adult children
  • 24 is age children should leave home, according to Brits
  • Parents should stop paying their child’s rent when they’re between 25 and 30 years old
  • 22% said parents should financially support
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4 simple steps to reduce costs while working from home.


But Switching Energy Providers Could Offset the Jump in Bills

A combination of recurring lockdowns and the new ‘normal’ of working from home has led to a rise in average annual energy costs over the past year, as Brits spend more time at home. With working from home possibly becoming a permanent...