Category: Baby
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My favourite quick healthy meals families will love

This week I am going a bit off-piste….. I wanted to write about food. Partly as a reference for myself but also because people often ask me about it. Through an amazing network of healthy cooks and my mums’ group we now have some quick healthy…

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My breastfeeding Journey – the ups and downs

Why am I writing about breastfeeding….I am definitely not an expert and I don’t have a strong stance for or against it. But I do strongly think people should do what feels right and what works for them and their baby. We all deal with elements…

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Natural treatment for skin rashes in babies

Skin rashes are so common – we often get something cropping up and we have no idea what has caused it, it might go away quickly, it might reoccur or it might be something that never goes away. Many of us live with them for years…

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What are the best gifts new mums will find helpful?

I often find myself thinking about how many women are giving birth right at this moment – up the road at the hospital here and all around the world. It is a fascinating thing to think that someone’s life is changing forever right in this very…

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Cloth diaper rash cream – What works best?

Cloth diapering is not everyone’s cup of tea but generally those who do it are huge advocates. There are many things to consider when you are deciding to use cloth diapers – aside from the actual diapers themselves, diaper cream is also an important consideration because…

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What are the best Natural Baby products 2018?

As soon as you announce you are pregnant people have lots of advice about what you need and what you don’t. Honestly from my experience it is very personal what you will and won’t use – who knew my husband and I would become addicted to…

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What is the best mosquito repellent for babies?

There is really no easy answer to the question: what is the best mosquito repellent for babies…mosquitoes at best are a nasty nuisance but at worst they carry life threatening diseases – occasional exposure to toxins is DEFINITELY better than getting Dengue, Zika, Malaria, Japanese encephalitis…

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Mineral oil vs Baby Oil – Are they safe?

Mineral oil vs baby oil – what it is the difference and are they ok to use on my little one? Baby oil is mineral oil with added fragrance. Mineral oil is also labeled as paraffin or petroleum. Mineral oil is an ingredient widely used in the…

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4 best natural sunscreens for babies in 2018

Sunscreen, sun cream, sunblock whatever you call it – chances are you will need it at some point to protect your baby’s delicate skin from getting burnt. When trying to get pregnant I looked into all the chemicals in conventional sunscreen and found out that there…