Real mums tell us how they survived the first 3 months

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Yes, they’re tough. Yes, you’ll go slightly insane with the lack of sleep. Yes, it will feel like they’ll never end. But guess what? This too shall pass. Here’s how some of our readers survived the first three months of motherhood… Eliza, mum of two “I learnt a lot from my first baby, but most…

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Recipe: Jelly with natural flavours

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Kid’s love jelly. And that’s almost an understatement. But too many sugary snacks can lead to diabetes in later life and some dental issues, so it’s best to steer clear from sugar-laden desserts, which is what makes this recipe so perfect for our families! Fun fact: Did you know it’s also a great snack for pregnant…

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7 Numbers that every new parent needs to have

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We all have emergency numbers locked in the brain somewhere. We might even have a few saved on our phone. But when you’re in a jam with a new baby on the house, those numbers need to be accessed fast and there’s no better place than on the fridge (or saved in your phone for…

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Four reasons why women should take folic acid

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Folic acid isn’t just for women who are pregnant or trying for a baby. Women should, in fact, be taking a supplement even if they aren’t pregnant. Here’s why… Unplanned pregnancy The recommendation now is that all women of childbearing age should take a folic acid supplement. This is simply because 50 per cent of…

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