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Tag: Pregnancy

How to Optimise & Support your Fertility

How to Optimise & Support your Fertility

Preparing your body for a baby is key to giving yourself the best chance at conceiving. But you do need to prepare and have your nutrition levels at their best, especially Folic Acid which needs to be stored up for a good 2 to 3 […]

Best Biodegradable Nappies

Best Biodegradable Nappies

The statistic that β…“ 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 […]

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 […]

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 β…” at least!   During the first 3 months foetal development is at its greatest. Nausea and vomiting are directly associated with a hormone called […]

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 […]

Nipple Creams – Breast Feeding Support

Nipple Creams – Breast Feeding Support

Β  So you are trying or would like to try breastfeeding your baba? Nipple Creams are essential for successful breastfeeding. My advice would be stock up before baby comes, so you do not end up with cracked nipples, browsing the internet in tears in search […]