Monthly Archives: June 2012

When to wean?

June 28, 2012
By
rosie-wright

We all know the Department of Health’s advice that we should start weaning our darling sprogs when they reach 6 months and not a moment before. Even if our little ones are performing impressive contortionist acts in order to get to our cake (in my experience mums do eat a fair amount of cake...

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The Breastfeeding Quandary

June 22, 2012
By
sarah

There are some topics which cause such a furore that even as an industry professional I’m left staggered by the range of opinions, so goodness only knows what a woman who’s just given birth may feel. Whether you choose to breastfeed or not, everyone has an opinion on how you should be feeding your...

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Jago’s Cheesy First Word

June 21, 2012
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Jago’s Cheesy First Word

Bad Cheese Jokes It is one of the defining moments of being a parent, hearing your child utter their first ever word.  Despite huge amounts of parental coaching Jago’s first word turned out not to be mum or dad but ‘cheese’.  It is possible that this was due to the dubious cheese jokes to...

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Is it eww to chew your baby’s food?

June 13, 2012
By
RRWW LOGO 2 (2)

There has been a fair amount of controversy in the world of weaning in the last month after Alicia Silverstone released a video on her website that shows her feeding her eleven month year old son directly from her mouth to his. You can view the video here: http://www.thekindlife.com/post/home-video-breakfast-with-baby-bear If she was looking to...

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Kirsty’s African Adventure

June 8, 2012
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Kirsty’s African Adventure

Travelling with a toddler is pretty daunting. Not only do you have to survive the flight (12 hours to South Africa in our case) but for a small person they sure pack big. The items we’d earmarked as essential for our visit to the in-laws were car seat, buggy, travel cot and high chair....

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Ten Top Tips for Home Water Birth

June 1, 2012
By
sarah

You’ve decided on a home water birth – excellent – but how do you prepare for it and what equipment will you need? Nowadays choosing to give birth at home in water is a viable, safe and popular option for most women. 1 – speak to your midwife about your wish to have a...

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