Caesareans – some essential, many not.

The highest caesarean section rate recorded in a hospital in England (2011), Scotland (2010) and Wales (2011) was 36.3%, 32% and 34.3% respectively. This is high – very high. And although the World Health Organisation officially withdrew its recommended caesarean percentage rate of 10% – 15% in 2010, with these …

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It’s breast to stop, now!

I have decided to write about stopping breastfeeding (after 6 months and once it has become firmly established and part of yours and your baby’s routine), and particularly my own experiences, as this is a little talked about issue. Most of the bump out there is about starting breastfeeding, not …

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Press pass time rolls around again…

While the British summer seems to still be eluding us, we’ve been hard at work here at JoJo Maman Bébé and have just finished putting together our Autumn Winter catalogue. We really love it and hope you’re looking forward to seeing the new range! The final stage in the long …

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The real cost of costly childcare

When it comes to choosing to have a baby, our finances of course play their part, but not having a choice when it comes to going back to work, due to the astronomical costs of childcare in the UK, is quite a depressing reality. Contraception gives us a choice when …

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