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Laura Loves…Ella’s Kitchen BIG KIDS

Ella’s Kitchen was always one of my go to brands for baby food.  Combining home made with the convenience of shop bought pouches, I trusted Ella’s Kitchen for the goodness and the kids loved, them, an…

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5 Ways On How To Talk To Your Child About Death

A subject as difficult as death is incredibly difficult to talk about with children, but there are ways that you can overcome these tough conversations and ways you can help your child to process thei…

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Can You Spot Why Teachers Thought This Lunchbox Was Too Unhealthy For A Little Boy To Eat?

Laura Lee shared a photo of the lunchbox online along with the ridiculous reason it was disapproved of by the school. She was furious when a school deemed her child's lunchbox "too unhealthy" - despit…

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Marks And Spencer Have Launched A Very Special Range To Support Baby Loss Awareness Week

Marks and Spencer is launching a special candle and t-shirt to show their support for Baby Loss Awareness Week. The week runs from 9-15 October. Designed by Marks and Spencer buyer Amy Mott, each ite…

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Britain's Exhausted Mums Are Taking Time Out To Escape The Kids - On 'Mumshine Breaks'

Britain's exhausted mums are taking time out to escape the kids - on 'mumshine breaks', it has emerged.   A study of 2,000 mums revealed 44 per cent have found the time to get away on a trip with gi…

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Laura Loves…Gousto Ten to Table

If you aren’t familiar with Gousto then let me introduce you – they are one of the original founders of the recipe boxes.  Recipe boxes?  Yes, the boxes that magically appear on your front door step (…

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Pregnant pole dancer was still on the pole just TWO HOURS before her contractions began

A Mum ignored her family’s advice to stop pole dancing while pregnant and was even on the pole hours before her contractions began. Christina Spirig, a pole dancing instructor from Switzerland, conti…

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Holly Willoughby announces her lifestyle website is coming soon covering everything from fashion to wellness

This Morning presenter Holly Willoughby has announced the official launch of her lifestyle website, Truly, will be coming soon after teasing its arrival earlier this year. Taking to Instagram, the mu…

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Hero cop breastfeeds ‘dirty and malnourished baby’ because ‘hospital workers were too busy’

We just read this story and had to pass it on! The police officer asked medics for permission to feed the boy because hospital workers were overloaded with work and she could see hungry he was. A COP…

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Hay Fever? An Ingenious Way for Parents and Children to Avoid the Problem

If you or your child is allergic to nuts, you avoid them. If you are allergic to pollen, it’s not so easy to avoid it. (Not that it's so easy to avoid nuts!) HayMax organic drug-free allergen barrier …

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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome: Scientists Say They Are Closer To Understanding Cause

Having just read this on the BBC, we had to pass it on! A common cause of female infertility - polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) - may be due to a hormonal imbalance before birth, researchers have fou…

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Regular Fast Food Eating Linked To Fertility Issues In Women

An article we have just read states that Women who regularly eat fast food and not enough fruit are more likely to struggle to conceive, a study suggests. A survey of 5,598 women found those who ate …

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Dr Google more likely to cause pregnancy anxiety than anything else

Search engine results were more likely to cause concern than any other information source 1 in 10 consulted the internet for info every day during pregnancy   SEARCH engines like Google and Bin…

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'Dangerous' item and app pregnant women should never use - no matter how tempting

The Pregnancy and baby charity Tommy's has spoken out about the dangers of turning to home dopplers and apps which say they detect a baby's heartbeat. Pregnancy is a time of great happiness, but also…

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Eating Healthy Through Pregnancy Cravings

With the different hormone levels in your body, most women find their relationships with food changing drastically! Why does pregnancy cause the strictest vegetarian to crave a burger, while a woman w…

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Baby carrier sold in Asda and Tesco urgently recalled over fears faulty clip could cause parents to DROP babies

Parents who own the Red Kite 3 Way Carrier should stop using it immediately, they have been warned. A baby carrier sold in Tesco and Asda has been urgently recalled over fears a faulty clip could cau…

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Mum warns pregnant women about the dangers of ignoring itchy skin…

Having just read this article, we wanted to pass it on to you! MIND THE BUMP Mum warns pregnant women about the dangers of ignoring itchy skin… and her advice could save your unborn child’s life. C…

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Baby car seat recalled over safety fears

A popular baby car seat manufacturer has announced it is recalling a type of seat because it may contain a faulty component which could affect its safety. Britax Römer warned that anyone who purchas…

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Miracle Moisturiser Hailed As 'Wonder Cure' For Children's Eczema And Adult Psoriasis Is On Sale For £4

The cream is made by a small business rather than a giant pharmaceutical company but is still available in high street stores such as Boots and Asda. A miracle moisturiser has been hailed as a "wonde…

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The Lullaby Trust issues warning about some popular baby sleeping products sold in high street stores

More than 1 in 3 parents have, or intend to buy baby sleep nests & pods which go against safer sleep guidelines. We wanted to pass on this warning from the Lullaby trust: The Lullaby Trust has…

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Should you have this life saving note on your child's car seat?

All parents want to do everything they can to protect their children. The idea of something happening and not being there to protect them makes most mums and dads feel sick to the stomach. But accor…

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Fish oil supplements in pregnancy 'may reduce allergies'

Taking a daily fish oil capsule during pregnancy and the first few months of breastfeeding may reduce a baby's risk of food allergy, research suggests. According to a large analysis of past trials by…

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Mother urges other parents to be careful this Easter after her daughter, five, choked to death on a Cadbury's Mini Egg

A concerned mother, who says her daughter died after choking on a Mini Egg, has warned other parents about the possible dangers of the chocolate treats The heartbroken parent claims she 'tragica…

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Robinsons have changed their Fruit Shoot recipe - and parents are claiming it's making their children sick

BritVic has added two new ingredients to the poplar soft drink Fruit Shoot. Furious parents claim Robinsons's new Fruit Shoot recipe is making their children sick, saying they've been suffering with …

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Laura Loves…Baby Dove

Dove is a brand I have grown up with and come to respect over the years, it plays on it’s ‘kind to skin’ ethos and they have embraced the human body in all its natural forms within its advertising.  …

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UK struggling on infant mortality rate

An article in the Daily Mail states that according to the latest figures from Unicef, the UK lags behind countries such as Cuba and Belarus on infant mortality rates. Unicef figures leave the UK in 3…

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Primark and B&Q urgently recalling potentially dangerous products

If you have either of these products, return them to the shop immediately! Primark and B&Q are the latest major retailers to issue a product due to possible health and safety risks to the public.…

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Offer transgender patients egg freezing, experts say

Women and girls in the UK transitioning to become men should be able to have their eggs frozen by the NHS, the British Fertility Society has said. Current guidance says cancer patients should be give…

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Limit children's snacks to 100 calories, health body says

Half of the sugar young children in England consume comes from unhealthy snacks and sweet drinks, figures show. On average, primary school children have at least three sugary snacks a day, Public Hea…

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Head Lice

The mere mention of these little creatures is probably enough to get you scratching, but the chances are that if you’ve got children in nursery or primary school you’ll probably end up with a case of …

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Is this dangerous cheese on your festive cheeseboard?

A cheese which could make people ill has been pulled from sale. People are being warned Dunsyre Blue cheese has been found to contain listeria. The Food Standards Agency is urging people not to eat …

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Poundland recalls Heated Hugs pouches amid overheating danger due to ‘incorrect instructions’

POUNDLAND has recalled its Heated Hugs pouches after incorrect heating instructions led to customer safety concerns. The £5 pouches have been on sale since the end of November but include incorrect i…

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Parents warned Baby milk formula recalled in salmonella outbreak 7,000 TONNES affected

More than 7,000 tonnes of formula produced by baby-milk maker Lactalis may have been contaminated, but the company is unable to say currently how much remains on the market. The mass recall comes aft…

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Which UK supermarket is the first to launch vegan mince pies for Christmas?

Gone are the days when vegans were forced to miss out on the joys of festive food. Not only can plant-based eaters indulge in a warming cup of Baileys and take their pick from a range of vegan-friend…

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These Aldi products have been urgently recalled

Shoppers are being advised by the Food Standards Agency that major brands and supermarkets have recently issued recall notices on some products. The recalls are being made due to fears of food contai…

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Woman bans sister-in-law's baby daughter from coming to birthday for heartbreaking reason

This article is so sad, infertility can be absolutely heartbreaking.   The whole family are set to get together - but there's a painful issue in the background. Infertility has the ability to not j…

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My shock at discovering I was a donor child

When parents tell a child that he or she was conceived from a donated egg, or donated sperm, it can come as quite a shock. After Elaine Chong wrote about donating her eggs to help other couples have …

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Children's coats being recalled by Next due to health and safety concerns

Next is recalling two children's coats due to health and safety concerns. There are fears the items have an issue that could be hazardous to youngsters. Customers are being told to return a na…

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Why do miscarriages happen?

Most miscarriages happen due to chromosomal abnormalities in the fertilised egg. If the egg or sperm has the wrong number of chromosomes, the fertilised egg is unable to develop properly and this resu…

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Aldi and Lidl recall: The budget supermarkets have warned customers about these products

Aldi and Lidl have are recalling a string of products - over concerns that their ingredients might not be what you think they are. If you have bought any of the below products, you are urged to retur…

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Boots issue urgent product recall for airflow dummy products

BOOTS has published a product recall for some of its airflow soothers.   The two products affected by the recall notice are: Boots Baby Airflow Soother 0-6 months 62-69-044 Boots Baby Airflow Soot…

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Three cups of coffee a day 'may have health benefits'

WOW! We just read this on the BBC site and had to pass it on!   Moderate coffee drinking is safe, and three to four cups a day may have some health benefits, according to a large review of previous …

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Women advised to sleep on side to help prevent stillbirth

This article was published on the BBC on the 20th November. Please do have a read of it.    Women are being advised to sleep on their side in the last three months of pregnancy to help prevent still…

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Choice of tipple 'determines different moods'

It isn't baby related but we had to pass this article on having just read it on the BBC site. It is fascinating!   Different types of alcoholic drink change and shape your mood in different ways, sa…

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Can stress cause miscarriage?

There is very little evidence to suggest that stress causes a miscarriage. Many mothers worry that depression or anxiety can affect their unborn baby. However, miscarriages are usually caused by chrom…

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Intelligence is inherited from the mother, not the father

We have just read this article and found it fascinating! What do you think? A recent genetics study has revealed that our intelligence is derived from the female X chromosome. A mother's genetics det…

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Fireworks Safety

Fireworks, sparklers and bonfires safety tips With Halloween, Bonfire Night and Christmas coming up, here's how you can keep your home safe. There are more than 40,000 house fires in the UK every ye…

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How much sugar is in your food?

You will be surprised at just how much sugar there is in some of your favourite foods.   Babies should never have sugar added to their food. Children aged between 4-6 should have no more than 5 teas…

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Top 10 Myths About Fertility

The Top 10 Myths About Fertility, written by Dr Emma Scott   If you’re trying for a baby chances are you can’t wait for a positive result! Friends and family may be keen to offer helpful tips, and o…

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Top 10 Myths About Vaccinations

The Top 10 Myths About Vaccinations, written by Dr Emma Scott   Over recent years the number of parents choosing not to vaccinate their children has been rising. Many parents are worried about the s…

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Expectant mothers should sleep on their side towards the end of pregnancy, experts warn

A study published in The Journal of Physiology has found women in late pregnancy who sleep on their backs may cause problems for their baby. According to the news, Expectant mothers should sleep on t…

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Pregnant women can eat raw eggs

Almost 30 years on since raw, soft boiled and runny eggs were declared a salmonella risk for pregnant women and young children, The Food Standards Agency have announced that ”Lion mark" eggs are now s…

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PRESS RELEASE: Babymoov Statement: FDA Guidelines on Sleep Positioners

Babymoov have released a Statement: FDA Guidelines on Sleep Positioners Further to the recent news relating to re-issued advice from the US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) concerning sleep posit…

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Midwife deciphers what your newborn baby's cries mean

This article has got us thinking. Does it give you the answers you are looking for?   One midwife has explained what makes your newborn baby cry - and what you don't need to worry about. It's a sou…

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Baby sleep positioners dropped by shops after deaths warning

Some UK retailers have stopped selling baby sleep positioners amid concerns over their safety. A US health regulator said they "can cause suffocation that can lead to death" and have been linked to 1…

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BABY WARNING: Tesco, Mothercare and eBay ban baby sleep positioners...

Having just read this article, we wanted to pass it on to you.  MOTHERCARE are among three retailers to ban baby sleep positioners following the deaths of 12 newborns in the US linked to the products…

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HayMax Shortlisted for Best Pregnancy and Maternity Product

HayMax is turning out to be a real ‘life-saver’ for pregnant and breast-feeding mums with dust or pet allergies or hay fever. And now HayMax organic allergen barrier balm has been shortlisted in the B…

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AMH Level: The Two-Minute Fertility Check You Need To Know About!

Has the idea of having kids started to linger at the back of your mind? Although not everyone wants children, if you do (or have contemplated the idea), you might have come across a marketing term of…

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Quick thinking Mum saves unborn daughter's life

Having just read this article in the Mirror, we just had to share it. Here you are: 'Mum urges pregnant women to trust their instincts after her quick thinking saves unborn daughter's life Ayla Hell…

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Is keeping a diary the secret to combatting childhood eczema?

To mark National Eczema Week (16 – 24 September), emollient experts Epaderm® Junior launch the ‘Eczema Tracker’ The new diary, to help parents monitor their child’s skin, is based on research …

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Pre-eclampsia explained

What is pre-eclampsia? Pre-eclampsia is a condition that develops when the placenta doesn’t develop normally during pregnancy. This leads to high blood pressure and protein in the urine in the early …

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Pregnancy associated nausea and vomiting

Most women will experience some sickness in pregnancy, this can range from occasional mild nausea to severe vomiting requiring hospitalisation.  The good news is that there are many ways to manage nau…

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