Tips for step-parenting

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Why breastfeeding is best

Exercise & Nutrition

Why breastfeeding is bestBreastfeeding has many benefits, both for babies and mothers, and the World Health Organisation recommends little ones are given breast milk for at least the first six months of their lives. Here’s why ‘breast is best’…

How to help your child make...

Parenthood

How to help your child make friends at a new schoolTrying to make friends can be nerve-racking for your child especially if they are starting out at a new school.

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Trimesters

Heartburn during pregnancy: 10 surprising triggersHeartburn during pregnancy: 10 surprising triggersPregnancy can be a magical time of excitement and good health as the miracle of life develops within, but it can also be a time of extreme physical challenges, one of which is heartburn.

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