Sponsored by The Baby Box is one of the most well thought out gifts for a new mum. My sister is a new mum and got very excited when she saw it exclaiming, “This is exactly what every new mum needs!” The idea behind the Baby Box is based on Finnish tradition. The Baby Box… Continue reading THIS REALLY IS THE PERFECT GIFT FOR ANY NEW MUM
Welcome to #MummyMondays where I will be teaming up with The Stork Box to bring you some great articles over the next few weeks on preparing for a new baby but first let me introduce you to this dynamic duo sisters Sophie Cafolla and Dr Vicky O’Dwyer The Stork Box is a new and exciting Irish… Continue reading INTRODUCING THE SISTERS BEHIND ‘THE STORK BOX’
Pregnancy is an exciting and special time when a woman really needs to place an emphasis on self-care, nourishing her body and growing baby. It is also a time when many women become more aware of potential dangers from the foods they eat or products they use on their bodies. Natural plant remedies provide a… Continue reading ESSENTIAL OILS FOR COMMON PREGNANCY PROBLEMS
Last month I helped launch Safefoods “babies know the facts about folic campaign”. The campaign is primarily to raise the importance of folic acid for all sexually active women whether or not they are planning a pregnancy. I’m very lucky to be the mum of a beautiful 4-year-old boy James but I like to do… Continue reading WHY A NEW CAMPAIGN SAYS FOLIC ACID IS IMPORTANT FOR ALL SEXUALLY ACTIVE WOMEN?
ARTWORK BY : www.helenabarker.com I just turned 37 last week and I’m at a time in my life where most of my friends are either having children or trying really hard to have children. Infertility now affects 1 in 7 couples in the UK and I imagine we are not far behind here in Ireland.… Continue reading ARE FERTILITY AND NUTRITION LINKED?
I absolutely loved being pregnant after I stopped throwing up of course. I was completely fascinated by my growing bump and I ate books about anything and everything baby and all the different growth stages, even getting daily updates from websites. According to research it has been suggested that from 20 weeks your baby… Continue reading BONDING WITH YOUR BUMP
In last week’s Femail two angry mums revealed how they were led to believe breastfeeding would help them lose weight, when in fact they piled on the pounds. Both admitted that their diets had been poor, blaming the ‘myth’ constantly pedalled to new mums by health professionals and breastfeeding advocates that the babyweight would melt… Continue reading BREASTFEEDING Breast v’s Bulge no ones a winner
Q: Any tips on packing for your hospital bag. I always bring to much! I panicked about absolutely everything when I was pregnant especially packing my hospital bag. As a model I travelled a lot through the years. So packing is something that really should have been second nature to me. I blame my severe… Continue reading DAILY MAIL – HOSPITAL BAG