Now that is a strange title for any post!
It starts off a bit like a horror movie, but it’s not really that complicated.
Let me start at the beginning…
A friend is pregnant, which is wonderful. However, she has a degenerative illness, which didn’t worry her TOO MUCH, until she got pregnant. Though she won’t pass her illness directly onto her baby, there is a risk. Read more »
It’s not often I see something from the Government and I think – now that’s a great idea….
But…. the Healthy Start scheme really does deserve a heads up. I had not heard of it, and I wonder how many women that qualify are not told about it.
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I was 8 months pregnant with our 1st child. We bought a bottle steriliser and some powdered baby formula (along with everything else that we did and didn’t need!) It looked complicated, and we didn’t want to get it wrong when the baby came along.
We only bought the formula in the scenario that breast feeding didn’t work out. This was the case in the end, it just didn’t work out for me and the baby. So I am glad we had some formula in stock. Read more »
A new study reveals that women who take Vitamin D when pregnant can cut the risk of premature birth.
The dramatic findings suggest that “mothers who were given ten times the usual dose of Vitamin D during pregnancy had their risk of premature birth reduced by half and had fewer small babies… No test showed any adverse effect of the large dose of vitamin D.” *
This is great news. If a simple vitamin can help boost the health of babies and prevent premature birth, surely every woman should be encouraged to take it. Read more »
What do you give your baby when they are getting too old for baby rice?
As with many mothers, I gave my baby pureed vegetables as his 1st foods. He loved carrot, broccoli, suede, cauliflower, broad beans (taking the skins off before pureeing them was fun!). He wasn’t so keen on peas. Read more »