Parenting Advice

11 May 2022

Maternal Mental Health Awareness Month: How to cope when your baby is diagnosed with clubfoot

By Chesca Colloredo-Mansfeld, CEO and co-founder of MiracleFeet, the leading global children’s nonprofit organization on a mission to eliminate untreated clubfoot worldwide. Maternal Mental Health Awareness Month in May is ...
10 May 2022

Parenting Advice: Clubfoot- what is it and is it treatable?

By Chesca Colloredo-Mansfeld, CEO and co-founder of MiracleFeet, the leading global children’s nonprofit organization on a mission to eliminate untreated clubfoot worldwide. Clubfoot causes one or both feet to turn inwards and ...

9 May 2022

Parenting Advice: What are your options if your baby is born with clubfoot?

By Chesca Colloredo-Mansfeld, CEO and co-founder of MiracleFeet, the leading global children’s nonprofit organization on a mission to eliminate untreated clubfoot worldwide.  In healthcare systems such as the UK’s, parents-to-be can ask ...

26 April 2022

Parenting Advice: Seven ways to save money while you're on maternity leave

Statutory maternity pay gives you something to live off each month- but still means a massive drop in wage for many mothers so it’s important to think about ways to ...
24 April 2022

Parenting Advice: Keeping kids Covid free this exam season

Written by Professor Denis Kinane, leading immunologist and founding scientist at Cignpost Diagnostics This Summer will see a return to in-person exams for the first time since before the start ...

20 April 2022

Norovirus: Top tips for parents of preschoolers if you get the 'vomiting bug' in your home

Norovirus, otherwise known as the ‘vomiting bug’ is rife at the moment and if your little ones catch it, it means time off nursery and away from family members who ...

18 April 2022

Parenting advice: Top tips for parents sending their little ones to nursery for the first time

As a mum of two who has had to do this twice, I can tell you it doesn’t get any easier. After months of being the primary carer for your ...

14 April 2022

Parenting: Seven ways to ease the fear of swimming in preschoolers

My three year old used to love swimming- she was a little hesitant at first and then we went every week and she loved being in the water. It was ...
13 April 2022

Parenting Advice: Seven ways to introduce teeth cleaning into your baby's routine

Just when you thought  teething was your biggest dental related problem- you realise that you have to brush the little pegs that come through too.  When your little one is ...
9 April 2022

Parenting: Seven names for baby girls born in the month of April

Choosing a name for your baby is really difficult- some parents want their children to have the same name as a living relative, others prefer their offspring to have a ...
8 April 2022

Parenting Advice: Seven things you shouldn’t pass down from one child to another

While it makes good financial sense to keep cots, prams, travel cots, buggies and sturdy toys for your next child, there are some things that simply aren’t worth holding onto ...
7 April 2022

Parenting Advice: Seven ways to involve your first child when your second one comes along

If you already have a toddler or young child, they may feel a little left out when your new baby comes along if all they have known is your undivided ...
6 April 2022

Chickenpox: Top tips for parents of preschoolers to make your little one more comfortable

Chickenpox is quite common in nurseries and schools as it’s very contagious so if one child gets it, chances are the rest of the class won’t be far behind. As a ...
5 April 2022

Dr Harvey Karp, author of The Happiest Baby on the Block gives us the lowdown on toddlers

Dr. Harvey is an advocate for baby safety and has created the safest bed in the world — the SNOO Smart Sleeper. He has also shared advice on baby safety ...

5 April 2022

Parenting: Seven things mums feel guilty about on maternity leave (and shouldn’t)

Mum guilt lies heavy on those who have just birthed a baby- as if there wasn’t enough to think about as you learn how to keep a small human alive- ...
4 April 2022

Parenting: Seven tips for mums of bottle fed babies

If you are one of the mums out there who was unable to breastfeed when your baby was first born or have decided that it simply isn't right for you ...
15 March 2022

How can I get my spark back as a mum? by Louisa Herridge author of Stop Ironing, Start Living

Written by Louisa Herridge, 42 from Cheshire is a Mindset and Positive Psychology Empowerment Coach, Founder of the global movement Mamas Ignited https://mamasignited.co.uk/ and best-selling author. Her recent inspirational book ...

2 February 2022

Parenting: Seven tips to stop maternity leave feeling like Groundhog Day

It’s possible that your maternity leave has become a little stale and you have found yourself in the same cycle of laundry, emptying the dishwasher, tidying, making bottles and changing ...

25 January 2022

Seven reasons to invest in period underwear during and after pregnancy

Period underwear isn’t something that might automatically spring to mind when you are putting together your maternity wardrobe essentials, especially as you won’t bleed until after your baby has arrived, ...
2 June 2021

Best foot forward: Tackling lower leg pain in mums and mums-to-be

Lower back pain, larger breasts and constantly needing the toilet are part and parcel of the ‘joys’ of pregnancy, but women are often shocked to discover that the longed-for bump ...
11 May 2021

The impact of a new baby on a father’s mental health

Becoming a father is arguably the biggest transformation a man can ever experience in life and one that is little supported. Expectations are high of themselves, from partners, families, friends ...
7 May 2021

Seven things you should know before visiting an Osteopath whilst pregnant

One of the most incredible and beautiful occasions in your life can be that of having a baby and many women have the most amazing time. There are some significant ...

22 February 2021

Midwife shares advice on how to support mums during the third national lockdown

We caught up with registered midwife and antenatal educator Marley Hall (@midwifemarley), who has been working with Lansinoh to conduct Instagram Lives as an interactive way of reaching out to ...
24 January 2021

Parenting: How to get your toddler to help you with laundry

While this may not seem like the most important thing to teach your child from a young age, it will certainly help to keep your house in order as they ...