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How to Relieve Your Baby's Hay Fever Symptoms

Now that we’re able to spend more time out and about, you may notice your little ones suffering more with allergies. Here’s how to help relieve your baby’s hay fever symptoms. While many people are excited about the prospect of socialising again, those who have babies and children who suffer with hay fever may find it problematic, as most of our time will be spent outdoors. Additionally, with the focus of this year’s Allergy Awareness Week on hay fever, we’re turning our attention to spotting t

How to Help Your Baby Cope With the Clock Change

The clocks are going forward, so here’s how to make sure you and your baby are coping with the clock change. It’s officially spring time and summer is on it’s way. Although you may have missed it amidst all the Covid-19 news, the clocks are due to spring forward on Sunday 28th March, which means we’ll actually lose a precious hour in bed. Those tending to babies and toddlers may find your best laid routines thrown out the window when the clocks change. We’ve called in the experts to come up wi

Top 50 Spring Baby Names for Girls and Boys

Spring has officially sprung, and if you’re set to welcome a new addition as we all enjoy a new season, here are the top Spring baby names for inspiration. Spring is the season often associated with new life; as flowers bloom, huddles of adorable lambs line the fields and we come together to celebrate Easter, many of you may also be welcoming new additions to your families. If you are expecting a springtime baby, one of the beautiful spring baby names may be an apt choice for your bundle of joy

23 of the Best Parenting Podcasts

From parenting advice to relatable rants, we round up the best podcasts for parents. Be honest, how many parenting books are stacked on your shelf, taking up space and waiting to be read? You had every intention of reading them, but life as an expecting or new parent is busy and there just isn’t the time to sit down and delve into a 532-page book on weaning or the peaks and troughs of parenthood. We understand. That’s why we’ve been on the hunt for the best parenting podcasts. Easy to download

Bridgerton's Regé-Jean Page to Read CBeebies Bedtime Story on Mother's Day

Regé-Jean Page, aka Bridgerton’s handsome Duke of Hastings makes his CBeebies Bedtime Stories debut this Mother’s Day. Stop the press! Bridgerton’s ultimate insider, Lady Whistledown, has let us in on a little secret. Regé-Jean Page aka The Ton’s most eligible bachelor is to read a CBeebies Bedtime Story for Mother’s Day on Sunday 14th March. This coming week will also see brand new readers Rag‘n’Bone Man and Felicity Jones join the roster of story-loving celebs. Oh, and Tom Hardy’s back with

24 Hours in Lockdown with Louise Pentland

Author, influencer and mum to two gorgeous girls, Louise Pentland, gives us in an insight into her life in lockdown and shares how her family has been coping throughout the pandemic. Although we’re all preparing for a return to some form of normality (at the time of writing, that daily coffee walk you’ve been going on with your best friend is now actually legal), it’s safe to say our everyday lives have felt far from normal for sometime now – whatever ‘normal’ actually is. We caught up with You

Preparing to Give Birth in the Pandemic

As lockdowns and social distancing continue to punctuate 2021, we take a look at what it really means to give birth in a global pandemic. It may be one of the most overused expressions in recent times, but for most of us pregnancy in a pandemic really is an unprecedented situation. Where you may have previously turned to mothers, siblings and friends for tips on preparing for birth, it’s highly unlikely your loved ones will have been through this kind of situation before. As we all continue to

The Best At-Home Workouts, Exercises and Apps

From Jessica Ennis-Hill’s top tips to the latest virtual exercise classes, we round up the best at-home workouts and apps to help keep you fit from the comfort of your own home. With social distancing becoming the new normal, and many of us opting to self isolate as coronavirus continues to spread, at-home workouts are a great way to keep up with your pre and postnatal fitness routines when the gyms are shut. Whether you’re expecting and want to keep fit with dedicated pregnancy exercises or a

Can Pregnant Women Have the COVID-19 Vaccine?

The COVID-19 vaccine is being rolled out around the world as we continue to fight the spread of the coronavirus, but it’s not entirely clear whether pregnant and breastfeeding women can have the vaccine. Here’s what we know so far… For many of us muddling through this strange and stressful time, news of the COVID-19 vaccine is a shining ray of light at the end of a long, dark tunnel. However, while pregnant women in the USA have been told they have the choice to take the vaccine, in the UK the

COVID-19 and Pregnancy: Birth Partners, Guidelines and Advice

Everything you need to know about COVID-19 updates for pregnant women and the risks of coronavirus if you are pregnant. Although news of a vaccine has been welcomed, there’s still great concern among the public about the threat of coronavirus and the risks of COVID-19 and pregnancy. Despite new information constantly being published, as COVID-19 is a new virus, there’s still an element of the unknown when it comes the risks and effects of the illness, particularly when it comes to pregnant wom

My Essentials: Jade Holland Cooper

We caught up with fashion designer Jade Holland Cooper as she shares her pregnancy essentials and new-parent must-haves ahead of the arrival of her baby girl. Jade Holland Cooper, owner of British lifestyle brand Holland Cooper, and her husband, Superdry founder Julian Dunkerton, are somewhat of a fashion industry power couple. So when the pair announced they were expecting a baby back in May, we knew Jade would provide some serious inspiration when it comes to bump dressing and pregnancy essen