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Organic vs non organic formula: Is organic infant formula healthiest?

Organic vs non organic formula: Is organic infant formula healthiest?

Now, more and more mothers are switching to baby formula feeding, some because of health issues, and some for their own comfort. (It is very important to understand that no one has the right to judge a mother by any decision.) Today there are many brands and types of baby milk available in pharmacies and shops. Baby formula comes in 2 different forms: dry powder or prepared food liquid formula. Both give babies the nutrients they need to grow and develop. This post looks at whether organic infant formula is the healthiest. VIEW the POST

Guide to introducing different foods to your baby

Guide to introducing different foods to your baby

Suddenly the day comes when it's time to let the baby taste something other than the usual milk. When a baby is around six months old, an important change in their diet happens as it is time for them to start eating solid foods. Some parents plan the start of food well in advance while others take it more spontaneously. VIEW the POST

Looking for a little balance and peace in your life? Adopt a pet!

Looking for a little balance and peace in your life? Adopt a pet!

Sometimes the everyday events in our lives bring more chaos than we’d like to deal with. It could be the breakup of a long-standing relationship or it could be stress on the job. Perhaps the kids have all left for college or got married and overnight, the nest is empty. As you look at the four walls around you, you begin wondering what if! Although there are no major crises you are dealing with, you are just walking a tightrope on your own, having lost your balancing pole, that person or thing in your life that always gave you direction. Perhaps it’s time to adopt a pet. They make better companions than most people you know, are loyal and not nearly as needy as your last partner. Why not?VIEW the POST

Bottle Week: Calypso Electric Breast Pump

Bottle Week: Calypso Electric Breast Pump

Ardo has developed a brand new range of Breastpumps and nursing aid products. These new products have been developed with the purpose of meeting both the personal requirements and individual needs of mothers and their babies. Personal requirements for me were ease, comfort, efficiency and discreetness. I wanted to be able to use this pump sitting on my comfortable sofa, watching the TV without feeling like an eye sore in front of my husband and also wanted it to be discreet in front of Noah. I wasn't sure how he would react to the big scary electric pump attached to mummy. I was extremely lucky to have been sent the Calypso Electric Breast Pump and also just in time for our holiday abroad. So what's in the box: Calypso Breast Pump with single pumpset, breast shells 26mm and 31mm, breast shell insert 28mm, OptiFlow 26mm, brush for cleaning and bottle ...

20 weeks: big girl

At 20 weeks, we are doing quite a lot of things and compared to Noah she still seems so tiny. She loves standing up in her “spaceship” which is great as it really helps me when I need to attend to Noah or quickly do some housework – yes it is known that I clean up sometimes! She is extremely strong on her feet and front, which I also remember Noah being like from an early age, she can really push her head up and she's rolling too. When she's on her activity mat, she's learnt that she can pull herself up and/or over if she holds onto the hanging toys, it's funny watching her explore. She will lie there playing for ages, which is also nice as it means I get to share my time up between them a bit better. She is firmly holding things now, she grabs…