Baby Blog

Staying Safe AND Warm in the Car this winter…

As a midwife, I always advise parents to ensure their babies are warm and comfortable. However, not too warm! Overheating in babies is a major contribution to SIDS and no baby will settle if they are too warm or the opposite, too cold! The car and pushchair are common places where you need to make sure your little one is ...

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The Baby Show 2014 – Competition

It is that time of year again! The Baby Show is coming to Olympia in October and we are very excited to be able to offer you the chance to win one of ten VIP Packages. The VIP Package includes 2 x complimentary entry tickets and a goodybag including products from the exhibitors. Just answer the question below. The Baby Show presents everything you need for Bump, ...

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Three Books to Help with Awkward Questions from Toddlers

Is your little one getting more inquisitive everyday? Had any of those awkward conversations yet about how babies are made? Perhaps you’re expecting another one and big sister or brother have started to get interested in the whole process! What about potty training? Personal hygiene? We’ve picked out three of the best books aimed at toddlers and youngsters which are ...

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What to buy before taking baby on holiday

If you’re used to travelling light, and you’re going on your first holiday with baby this summer, you could be in for a shock. Travelling with hand luggage only might no longer be a brilliant idea, and you might even need to turn up at the airport earlier than usual to ensure you have enough time to make all the ...

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How to choose the perfect baby present

With Prince George turning 1 today, it’s all about celebrations and presents this month. But it’s not always easy finding something truly special for babies, so here are our top tips for where to buy unique baby presents fit for little princes and princesses: Go personal Personalised presents are not only for hard working mums in need of a good ...

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Maternity Weekend on the King’s Road

I’ll be at the Maternity Open Weekend this weekend – the 12th and 13th July at Mermaid on the King’s Road. They are celebrating their 1st birthday and as with all good parties they will be celebrating with cake, entertainment, goodie bags and a number of spa tasters and treatments. Mermaid are introducing some classes for older babies soon so ...

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How to protect baby in the sun

When having a new baby in the house, parents are constantly faced with new challenges, and now that it appears like the hot weather is here to stay, the next hurdle to overcome is finding a way to protect baby from getting sunburnt and dehydrated. According to the NHS advice on sun safety, babies under six months old should be ...

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