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Baby Nutrition – Sea Trout, Potatoes,  Asparagus & Kale

Baby Nutrition – Sea Trout, Potatoes, Asparagus & Kale

Baby Weaning – Stage 2 + New potatoes are in season, so why not blend up some fish pots for your little one! Sea Trout, like Salmon, is full of good nutrients but is packed with Protein. Protein is essential for building bones and muscles, […]

Best Biodegradable Nappies

Best Biodegradable Nappies

The statistic that ⅓ of our landfills are taken up solely by disposable nappies is shocking, as is the length of time it takes them to degrade.. up to 500 years. 80% of a soiled nappy will decompose and only 50% of an unused nappy […]

Being pregnant in the workplace – Getting Privacy

Being pregnant in the workplace – Getting Privacy

Getting some privacy in the first 3 months of pregnancy can be difficult in work. If you work in an open plan office some colleagues can take notice when other women put on weight or are off sick for long periods of time. Unfortunately some […]

Baby Porridge – Healthy Breakfast

Baby Porridge – Healthy Breakfast

Why not try organic porridge with fruit for baby’s breakfast. It is much healthier version than pre-powdered baby breakfast options that are on the market. Some of these contain sugar, tapioca starch, semolina, fillers etc!   Oats are gluten free, containing a protein called avenin […]

Toy of the Moment – 7 Month Baby

Toy of the Moment – 7 Month Baby

My First Phone by Plan Toys is a sweet little wooden phone. It is suitable from 12 months but my baby is very happy playing with this phone at 7 months old. It has a colour beaded style key pad which feels bouncy when pressed […]

Best Irish Stores for Baby Essentials

Best Irish Stores for Baby Essentials

There is a huge list of baby essential needed before their arrival. Being prepared for when baby comes is key to surviving those delicate and sleepy first few weeks. Essentials like Multi-Mam compress pads to give your boobs relief when breastfeeding, Milton wipes, soothers and […]

Morning Sickness – How to ease it

Morning Sickness – How to ease it

Morning Sickness occurs in about a third of pregnancies based on current stats. I personally think this is more like ⅔ at least!   During the first 3 months foetal development is at its greatest. Nausea and vomiting are directly associated with a hormone called […]

Baby Nutrition -Protein Steamed Salmon

Baby Nutrition -Protein Steamed Salmon

Baby Weaning -Stage 2 Is your baby ready to add some protein to their solid food? Why not start with some steamed salmon. Salmon contains a massive quantity of Omega 3 Fatty Acids – great for hair, skin (eczema, dermatitis), cognitive development. It is also […]

Avoiding Those Stretch Marks

Avoiding Those Stretch Marks

Here are a list of the creams I found worked wonders in avoiding stretch marks while my skin expanded in pregnancy and shrank after pregnancy. I think the key is to hydrate the skin all the time in pregnancy so as to avoid those stretch […]

Natural Skin Care – Avoiding Chemicals

Natural Skin Care – Avoiding Chemicals

How do we choose a chemical free option when labelling is so poorly legislated in Ireland and the EU in general? It can be tough trying to decipher what the ingredients in a product actually are and with so much choice out there it is […]