Your hospital bag checklist

what you need to bring to hospital when you're giving birth

One of the first big jobs you need to do when pregnant is prepare the contents of your hospital bag checklist – that’s when things get REAL! We look at what you need to know, and get the inside track from mums who have been there. On your first appointment at the hospital, you would have been handed a long…

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Four morning rituals that can ruin your day

Everyone has a morning routine they could never imagine altering. But what if the actions of your morning routine were negatively impacting your body and mood for the rest of the day without you knowing? Here are four of the most common morning rituals people commit in the morning that should be stopped: 1. Hitting the…

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Sponsored: Breaffy House Resort. Special Halloween Packages

To celebrate its win as the Best Family Friendly Hotel at the 2018 Boots maternity & infant Family Awards, Breaffy House Resort, Castlebar Co. Mayo is delighted to present their ‘Special Halloween Packages’. Book 2 Nights B&B1D From €299 2+2 complete with Free Bottle of Bubbly and Mocktails for the kids! Book Now Book 3 Nights…

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10 signs your baby loves you

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We love them endlessly, and we constantly tell them that as well. However most of our little tots haven’t mastered the art of speech yet… but they do tell us they love us in different ways. Eye contact You know those moments when baby gazes deep into your eyes? That’s a sign they like you,…

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8 ways to get a better sleep when you’re pregnant

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Here’s how to get better sleep while you’re pregnant. Those z’s are incredibly important right now! Avoid day-time naps Daytime sleepiness, particularly in the first trimester, encourages almost every pregnant woman to nap. But naps make it more difficult to sleep at night because they take away some of the sleep pressure that builds up…

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