Wednesday, 25 March 2015

How To Achieve A Bikini Body After Baby In Two Easy Steps!

After baby bikini body

With summertime just around the corner, the pressure is on to get that media-perfect, beach-perfect body; but only the minority of mothers escape pregnancy without a single stretch mark, scar or saggy bit. With tiger-striped tummies, more-than-just-a-muffin-tops (Cake shelves, perhaps, as fantastically described by comedian Sarah Millican), and south-swinging C-cups, it's not a shock that the majority of us are left feeling swimsuit shy over the summer season. 

Wednesday, 18 March 2015

I Packed My (Hospital) Bag, And In It I Put...

Hospital bag

Towards the end of your pregnancy, your midwife will probably encourage you to pack a hospital bag in preparation for when your time comes. It sounds like a pretty easy task, because you'll probably only be in for a night or two, but somehow the contents of this bag seem to be more organised and better planned out than all of the luggage for a family of five's fortnight away on a desert island.

Here are just a few ideas of what to include:

Wednesday, 4 March 2015

Baby Led Weaning: Inspiration

Baby led weaning inspiration

Baby led weaning is precisely what the name implies - weaning led by your baby. Rather than spooning soggy purees into their chops when you as a parent think that your baby must be ready to introduce solids into their diet, you wait. You wait for their instinct, and until your baby shows signs that they are ready to eat solid food.

Some believe that a baby will instinctively know that their gut has matured enough to handle more than milk, and so at this stage they will start to reach out at your plate, and take much more interest in your meals.