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Mother’s day is nearly here!

… so we thought we’d dig up some interesting mothering facts…

> There are about 2 billion mums in the world.
> On average, mums take 2 minutes 5 seconds to change a nappy, while dads take only 1 minute 36 seconds.
> Elephants give birth to the largest babies… after enduring 22 months of pregnancy, she gives birth to a 200-pound calf.
> The oldest mother in modern history to give birth was Rajo Devi Lohan from India. She was 70 years old!
> Modern mums in the UK have an average of 2 kids. In the 1950s, they had an average of 3.5 kids. In the 1700s, they had 7–10 kids.
> In Cuba, new mums get 6 months maternity leave with full salary. Nice!


Vitamin D ...!

Did you know that The Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) has updated their recommendations on vitamin D supplementation for the whole population, including newborn babies..?

It’s now recommended that everyone over one year of age should take a 10µg/d vitamin D supplement daily and, as a precaution, breastfed babies from birth up to one year should also be given a supplement of 8.5 to 10µg/d vitamin D per day. Babies who are formula fed do not require vitamin D if they have 500ml/day of infant formula or more, as infant formula includes added vitamin D.

Read more here


WIN a yoomi Welcome Home Starter Pack..!

Baby on their way? Then get ready with the yoomi Welcome Home Pack (RRP £65.00). This pack contains all you need to gently introduce bottle feeding to your baby. At the touch of a button, yoomi warms baby’s milk to the perfect temperature of breastmilk in just 60 seconds! Hassle free feeding for when baby arrives!

This extremely practical kit also includes a bit of luxury… a soft and furry fully microwaveable soft toy, scented with the finest quality French lavender to help relax your little one and lull them into a peaceful sleep.

To WIN, simply answer the question below by clicking here

The warm and cosy bedtime buddy is called…

1. Ervin the Elephant
2. Eddy the Elephant
3. Ernesto the Elephant

Don’t forget to “Like” yoomi on Facebook and share with anyone you think would like to WIN too. Good Luck!


Do I need a Birth Plan?

Thinking about giving birth probably fills you with both excitement and trepidation! While you can’t know for certain what will happen, read more…


WIN with BabycareTENS..!

We’re kicking off February by teaming up with the amazing pain relief wizards… BabycareTENS to offer you the chance to WIN your very own read more…


We love your big heart!

A big thank you to everyone who helped us spread the word about the amazing work carried out by Baby Banks in the UK. Thanks to you, we read more…


WIN with yoomi!

COMPETITION TIME // we are giving away 3 x yoomi 8oz feeding systems!!!

Voted Best Bottle by parents in the Loved By Parents Awards, read more…


DAY 12 OF 12 DAYS OF XMAS!

Imagine the delight on your child’s face when they open this stunning Rocking Horse from Chic Petit on Xmas day! Standing on a sturdy read more…


DAY 11 OF 12 DAYS OF XMAS!

No bumpy sleigh rides for you… enjoy calm and relaxed outdoor adventures with your little one with the BabyBjörn Baby Carrier We! read more…


DAY 10 OF 12 DAYS OF XMAS!

Baby its cold outside! No worries, wrap up warm in Natures Purest’s adorable faux fur lined cable knit hat and boots and luxuriously read more…


DAY 9 OF 12 DAYS OF XMAS!

Just launched, the Babymoov Humidifier Hygro +! Designed to purify the air in your baby’s room, the Hygro + can help reduce coughing, read more…


DAY 8 OF 12 DAYS OF XMAS!

Treat alert for yummy mummies! PacaPod’s Lewis convertible backpack and messenger bag is just the thing for mums who demand chic and read more…


DAY 7 OF 12 DAYS OF XMAS!

The Taf Toys Jungle Pals Gym is perfect for a little monkey! The colourful, thickly padded gym plays host to a trio of delightful read more…


DAY 6 OF 12 DAYS OF XMAS!

Love baby looking soft, smooth and shiny? We’ve got it covered with 5 x Molly Mojo Gift sets full of lovely products from fantastic read more…


DAY 5 OF 12 DAYS OF XMAS!

Room for one more this Xmas? Introducing a new playful friend from Little Bird Told Me Moobert, a lovable, huggable, ride on cow! With a read more…

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