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10 questions to ask your midwife

Top 10 Questions To Ask Your Midwife

When I had my little one I would go to the midwife with a list of questions and notes I had made from articles I had read in between appointments. There is just so much to know and so many new experiences in pregnancy and birth that it’s natural to want to ask a million question. Every single pregnancy and labour is unique, even women with multiple children will tell you that there pregnancies were not the same! That said there are a few…

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Itzy Ritzy – Ultimate New Parent Must Haves

We are UK stockists of Itzy Ritzy products and are super excited to share these amazing products with you. Itzy Ritzy are loved by bloggers (Check out Aaryn here) and celebrities alike. Halle Berry, Angelina Jolie, Rebecca Romijn, Brad Pitt and Nicole Kidman to name a few! Itzy Ritzy believe that parenting in style is possible. So, they have created a collection of baby, toddler and lifestyle accessories that offer smart solutions to everyday parenting challenges. We are so excited to stock their snack…

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Belly Bandit Before & After Customer Review – Candice Hladczuk

Belly Bandit Before & After Customer Review – Candice Hladczuk Who doesn’t love a good before and after! Below is a testimonial/review from Candice Hladczuk who used the bamboo bandit  once she had delivered her baby.     “Just wanted to take a minute and thank you for the amazing Belly Bandit. It was the best investment I ever made! Like most women, I feared my post pregnancy tummy and couldn’t imagine what it was going to look like after baby number 2. Needless…

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Weekly News Round Up – Pregnancy News, Celebrity, Retail and Beyond

This week’s News Round Up We round up the weeks baby news and gossip so you don’t have you. A collection of interesting articles across pregnancy, giving birth and beyond. If there is anything you would like to see included do let us know in the comments below.   Celebrity Baby News  Paloma Faith on why she won’t reveal her child’s gender First pictures of Kylie Jenner after baby Stormi’s birth Blake Lively thanks her personal trainer for her 61-pound post-pregnancy weight loss in hilarious…

Tricia Murray, Birth & Baby Academy  - 5 Top Tips for Your Birth Preparation

5 Top Tips for Your Birth Preparation

This week’s small business is – Tricia Murray, Birth & Baby Academy  When it comes to birth – many of us approach it waiting to be provided information from the NHS and being told ‘how to give birth’.  We may read some books, go to some classes, do some googling or watch One Born Every Minute (yikes!).  Few of us really prepare to give birth.  And many of us hide our heads in the sand maybe hoping it will never happen. Birth is commonly…

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Small Business Saturday – Group Strep B Support

This week’s small business is – Group Strep B Support Charity Why Group Strep B Support Group B Strep Support is a UK charity working to stop group B Strep (GBS) infection in babies. Their aim is to educate new and expectant parents, medical professionals and midwives about GBS and to provide information and support to families. They are supported by dedicated medical advisory panel and provides free up-to-date and accurate medical information about GBS to health professionals involved in maternity care. They are the…

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Lucky Iron Fish

This week’s small business is – Lucky Iron Fish Why The Lucky Iron Fish Iron deficiency is a global problem but specifically iron deficiency anaemia is a condition that you are more susceptible to while you are pregnant when the amount of iron that you are recommended to take increases from 18mg to 27mg per day. While most pregnancy specific multivitamins should cover you it’s worth being aware of other sources of iron you should be including in your diet to ensure you get…

Small Business Saturday - Supporting Independent Retailers

Small Business Saturday – Supporting Independent Retailers

Small Business Saturday – Supporting Independent Retailers Some of you may be aware that last Saturday (The 2nd December) was Small Business Saturday, meaning that there were all sorts of campaigns online and instore within independent retailers to promote small businesses and encourage people to buy from these businesses as opposed to huge retailers. This post sums it up, i’m sure you will have seen it on Facebook or Twitter. The small business Saturday website has a feature where small businesses can go and…

Festive Pregnancy Giveaway

Festive Pregnancy Giveaway 2017

Festive Pregnancy Giveaway –  Win an Amazing Hamper of Freebies  2017  – Win A Huge Pregnancy & New Baby Hamper   Festive Pregnancy Giveaway – To celebrate the first Christmas the store has been open we have put together an amazing hamper of freebies and prizes for one lucky winner to get hold of, hamper includes: 5 x Long and Short Sleeved Baby Vests Nuk First Soother Palmers Tummy Butter Samples 3 x Funky Giraffe Bibs (mixed colours) Nuby Combination Feeding Sample Pack 2…

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Stillbirth Risk in Pregnancy & New Sleep Position Advice

You may have come across some articles recently taking about new findings around sleep positions while pregnancy and their correlation to stillbirth. New research suggests that women are twice as likely to be at risk for stillbirth when sleeping on her back in late pregnancy (third trimester). The evidence comes from a study published today in the British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, is the largest of its kind involving 1,000 women in the UK and the study has confirmed the findings of a handful…

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Baby Sleeping Products Announcement

Following the news announcements last week, the Baby Products Association give their position regarding sleep positioners The BPA believes it is important for parents and carers to have a clear understanding of the issues surrounding product safety, the responsibilities of their members in producing safe products as well as those of parents in their correct operation. Their aim is to build that awareness to ensure the safety of children. Sleep positioners and baby nests are being incorrectly grouped together and are in fact quite…

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Welcome to the Baby Bump & Birth Blog

Welcome to Baby Bump & Birth! I am so pleased to be able to bring you this collection of products so help see you through from your pregnancy, post pregnancy and then your labour & delivery. I recently became a mum myself and I found it overwhelming the amount of information and products out there, knowing which one to choose can be tough, as is deciding whether you need it! Mostly all of the products in this site I have personally used, or continue…

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