This week is World Childhood Retinoblastoma Week. When the Childhood Eye Cancer Trust e-mails you...it is one e-mail you're not going to be swiping to the left and deleting. I personally know one family that had a baby with retinoblastoma and as a result I'm always very alert when it comes to ruling it out… Continue reading Childhood Eye Cancer
All you need to know, plus answers to what the fuss is about vaccination and Ibuprofen. What is chicken pox? An incredibly infectious illness caused by a virus. So infectious that 90% of people (that have never had chicken pox before) who come in contact with someone suffering from chicken pox will get it too! As you can see from… Continue reading Chicken pox (the new advice)
You won't often catch me reviewing products or services, so this right here is one of those rare occasions, but last week I was desperate to attend an event at GoogleHQ and Bubble App came to my rescue! Impromptu evenings out With three kids under the age of 5, I have spent more of the… Continue reading Babysitting and the Bubble App
It's a fair question. Where on earth have I been indeed? Turns out keeping 3 kids under the age of 5 alive is no mean feat (#statingtheobvious), throw in 3 school runs a day, blogging for BabyCentre and having a shower now and again...it's been enough to tip me right off the blogosphere. But I'm… Continue reading Where did you go!?
The last thing we all need to deal with this Christmas season is accidents and health emergencies! This week's BabyCentre post provides a few tips on how to keep your little ones well and safe this holiday period (plus where to access medical advice if needed). https://www.babycentre.co.uk/blog/mum_stories/top-5-baby-health-tips-christmas-season/ Wishing you a lovely break and healthy 2018.… Continue reading 5 baby health tips for the Christmas season
Did anyone else get encouraged to drink beer after birth? You won't believe it but scientists have actually researched this old wives' tale! The results are really rather fascinating (and provide you with a lovely reply to rattle back at well-meaning relatives!). The pregnancy and post birth diet can be a bit of a minefield,… Continue reading Placentas & Guinness
In a generation where the average age to have your first child is said to be 32, more women are turning to testing their fertility privately or at home in order to check they "haven't left it too late". The question is, does a low egg count equal low fertility? A recent study throws a… Continue reading Fertility tests. Are they worth it?