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Baby
woman holding a baby featured
14
Feb

What you need to know if you’re trying for a baby later in life

It’s no secret the women in the developed world are waiting longer to have a baby. In 2019, there will be more women who give birth in their 30s than those that give birth in their 20s. What’s more, births among women over 40 will outnumber those in their 20s for the first time since...
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working mum, returning to work featured
31
Aug

Returning to work | The conversations you need to have – with yourself & your employer

When I would tell people I was heading back to work after having a baby, it was hard not to notice a stock response: a head tip to one side, a furrowed brow and an expression of sympathy. Ever the contrarian, I took great pleasure in proclaiming, “actually, I can’t wait to get back” and...
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Motherhood
18
Oct

Night feeds or night sweats? Why having a baby after 50 isn’t the breeze that the new breed of Super Mothers are making it look

They have been dubbed the league of the Super Mothers – the glamourous 40 and 50-something women who, everything else achieved, decide to have a baby. And boy do they make it look easy. Successful careers in tack, the likes of Dame Natalie Massenet are turning to surrogates to defy nature’s age restrictions of motherhood...
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baby mothers
05
Oct

Average age women in Europe have their first baby is revealed

The average age women across Europe are becoming mothers for the first time is getting older, data has revealed. According to the Office for National Statistics, the average age for women to become first-time mothers is 28.6. The data comes from 2015 (the latest recorded results), but it’s clear from the previous year’s data that...
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baby
05
Jul

Canadian baby could be first ever without gender designation

In a potential world first, an eight-month-old Canadian baby has been issued a health card without a gender marker. The baby’s parent, Kori Doty, identifies as neither male or female and prefers to use the pronoun they. Presently, the health card has been marked with a ‘U’, which could mean either “undetermined” or “unassigned”. Because...
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22
Jul

Tips for returning to work after having a baby

Having a baby and starting to raise your own family is a really amazing thing but for many women it can be challenging to know how to return to work after maternity leave. Often, new mothers take this opportunity to explore their options. Perhaps it is time to cut down on the hours you are...
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childproofing
18
Aug

Childproofing your home: 6 tips to help you get started

Once you get over the initial overwhelming surge of feelings on becoming a first-time parent, it is time to assess the needs and wants of your young baby. Many of us are apprehensive about the dangers our children will face when they step out of the safety of home. But studies prove that children are...
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baby featured
18
Aug

Smart storage solutions to help you make room for a new baby

With a newborn baby on the way, it’s easy to get lost in the wonder of all things delicate and tiny. Particularly with your first baby, there’s a huge temptation to buy every gadget and product there is for your little one, but it’s useful to remember that many of those items you purchase may...
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