6 rules for visiting a newborn

6 rules for visiting a newborn maternity and infant family
Of all the times when we wish common-sense would prevail over our emotions and irrational thought - it’s when our friends and family come to visit us and our newborns in the hospital. Don’t get us wrong - we love having visitors and we want to show off our bundle of joy to the world!…

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Does the 3 day potty training method actually work?

does 3 day potty training actually work maternity and infant family
Potty training can be a mixed bag of sorts. One child will take to it like a duck to water, and another child won't get the hang of it at all. Every child is different, and potty training is perhaps the biggest step to independence for children before school. And though there are many different…

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Recipe: Simple, but classic Victorian Sponge cake

recipe victorian sponge cake recipe maternity and infant family
Now that strawberries are back in season, it’s time to start using them in everything we do. Pop them in your morning cereal for a burst of sweetness or use them in this classic Victorian Sandwich recipe - tried and tested by yours truly numerous times! It is really the simplest cake you an make,…

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5 reasons your house isn’t as tidy as you like

5 reasons why your house is probably messy maternity and infant family
Remember when decorating your home was an enjoyable activity that you and your partner used to do? When a mirror, piece of art, or a luxurious throw were just thing to brighten up your space? Yeah, neither do we. Those days are definitely in the past, and we have bigger and brighter futures to look…

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3 important things to know about measles

3 things you need to know about measles maternity and infant family
Measles tends to do the rounds every so often, but that doesn't quell our fears of catching it. Pay attention to the signs and symptoms so you can catch it early and get you or your child the care you need. Early symptoms of measles Measles is a highly contagious, viral illness, which means antibiotics…

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