Parenting

5 March 2018

Top Tips On Balancing Your Career And Family When Becoming A New Mum

Alexandra Mills is a lawyer in the Employment team at Blacks Solicitors LLP and has recently become a new mum as well. She understands first-hand how hard juggling work and ...
1 March 2018

Lisa Faulkner Discusses The Change4Life Campaign

Public Health England has launched a new Change4Life campaign to help parents manage their children’s snacking habits. Half of children’s sugar intake (currently around 7 sugar cubes a day) each ...
28 February 2018

10 Reasons To Wear Shapewear When You're Pregnant

Shapewear is every woman’s best friend, but for those who may be expecting, maternity shapewear is the perfect wardrobe solution to keep you looking and feeling amazing throughout those 9 ...
21 February 2018

The Not-So-Subtle Changes In Pregnancy Skin

By Helen Elldred, Founder of Effortless Skin, the UK’s leading online retailer of cosmeceutical and results-driven skincare. The overwhelming joy of becoming pregnant is a feeling you never forget. Especially ...
5 February 2018

The 10 Ten Internet Dangers To Kids – And How You Can Stop Them

In today’s increasingly digital society, we are only ever a reach away from a device or tablet that can connect us to the world. Whilst this constant link offers lots ...
22 January 2018

How Fad Diets Can Impact Your Fertility

By Professor Nick Macklon, Medical Director at leading fertility clinic The London Women’s Clinic Excess over the festive period means come January and February, many women start making resolutions to ...
11 January 2018

10 Reasons To Thank Your Midwife

Since December 2017 Pampers has inspired over 15,000 parents to say #ThankYouMidwife and here's why it's so imporant to do so... This International Thank You Day (11th January), as part ...
19 December 2017

12 Ways To Boost Your Fertility Over Christmas

The festive season and New Year often heralds a time for change and for many couples, this may be the phase where they might be thinking about starting a family. ...

12 December 2017

How To: Survive Christmas As A Single Parent

Christmas brings with it a unique set of festive pressures for any parent; finding perfect presents, creating a roast dinner with all the delicious trimmings, and decorating your home to ...
23 November 2017

Everything You Need To Know About Shared Motherhood

By Professor Nick Macklon, Medical Director of The London Women’s Clinic Group Fertility treatment has advanced at a rapid rate since the first successful IVF treatment took place, 40 years ...
15 November 2017

10 Things You Should Know About Cord Blood

15th November marks World Cord Blood Day. The focus for 2017 is education and awareness around cord blood and its uses. Here are ten things you may not know about ...

13 November 2017

Alex Longmore's Top 5 Laundry And Style Tips For Pregnant Mums

Ecover, experts in caring for laundry for all the family, has partnered with celebrity fashion stylist Alex Longmore to help new and expectant mums find clothes to suit their busy ...
3 November 2017

10 Tips For Feeding Your Children Healthfully

Ensuring small children eat a well balanced diet every day and get all the nutrients they need may seem like an impossible task for many parents. However, there are plenty ...
2 November 2017

10 Benefits Of Sensory Food Play For Babies And Toddlers

40% of parents surveyed by WaterWipes don’t allow their babies to play with their food, and over a third feel stressed and anxious if their babies do play with their ...
1 November 2017

Fleetwood Mum Of Three Launches New Activity Boxes For Kids

Mum of three, Rebecca Hove was tired of seeing the same toys on sale for her children when she was Christmas shopping. So, she decided to take things into her ...
30 October 2017

10 Things To Remember On The First Journey Home With Your New Baby

We all know how daunting it can be, bringing home your brand new bundle of joy. From car seats to nappies, it’s easy to forget even the simplest of things. ...
10 October 2017

How To Talk To Your Daughter About Periods

By Claire Blackmore, Editor of betty We all know that periods are totally natural, and most see them as a normal part of everyday life. However, studies have shown that ...
4 October 2017

10 Ways To Boost Your Fertility

By Robert Milnes, CEO for OvuSense and Kate Davies, Independent Fertility Nurse To maximize conception you should have sex every 2-3 days throughout the cycle. Don’t just wait for around ...

26 September 2017

5 Things You Should Know About Maternity Leave In The Corporate World

Hollie Russell, Head of Customer Marketing at Powwownow Sometimes the internet is our best friend, offering advice on almost every topic under the sun exactly when it’s needed most. But ...
28 July 2017

Kirsty Gallacher Presents A Special Report On What Kids Get Up To In The Holidays

We’ve enjoyed a uncharacteristically warm summer across most of the UK so far this year, and long may it continue. Yet despite the glorious weather, with the  summer holidays upon ...
26 July 2017

10 Reasons Why Women Experience Bladder Weakness During Pregnancy And Post Childbirth

Pregnancy and childbirth is one of life’s most extraordinary experiences which inevitably causes the body to go through many changes, one of which can be light bladder weakness. According to ...
17 July 2017

10 Nutrients Mothers Need While Pregnant And Why

Written by Lucy Jones MRES BSC Hons RD MBDA We all know that it’s important to eat healthily, but the stakes are raised when you are pregnant. Here, your diet ...
12 July 2017

Do You Feel Lonely As A Parent?

If so, you are not alone as more and more parents admit they often feel isolated. In fact, research by COMRES* found that 3 in 10 British adults report to ...
11 July 2017

Parents Are Warned To Protect Their Children’s Eyes From Harmful UV Rays

Estimates say up to 80% of a person’s lifetime exposure to UV radiation occurs before the age of 18 [1] yet over three quarters of British parents are unaware of ...