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Advice and Resources for Disabled Parents

Although it might require some extra planning and perhaps some home modifications, it is certainly possible for disabled individuals to achieve their dream of becoming parents.

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Smoking and fertility

If you are hoping to have a baby and either you or your partner smoke, you need to quit for many reasons but also to help increase your chances of conceiving.

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Male fertility

The words ‘male fertility’ create a knot in the stomach of even the bravest of men. Often where fertility issues arise, examination of the male partner’s contribution to the problems is ignored.

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The facts about fertility and pre-pregnancy health

Typically in our late teens and twenties we focus on contraception, but when the time comes to turn our thoughts to conception, there are a large number of myths about how to fall pregnant.

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A midwife's top tips for sleep and rest during pregnancy

The importance of sleep, good sleep hygiene and how this can impact on long-term health and well-being is an important part of overall physical and mental health for an expecting mother.

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Simplifying Constipation with Prunelax during Pregnancy

Simplifying Constipation with Prunelax, natural laxative - contains prunes, apple pulp, flax seeds and senna.

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Cord Blood and Cord Tissue Banking Basics

Taking care of your baby is what matters most as a parent, including their health now and long into the future. Cord blood and cord tissue banking is becoming commonplace when it comes to your little one’s future. Here is what you need to know.

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Chiropractic & Pregnancy. Your questions answered.

Dr Sasha explores these questions: So can chiropractic help? What does chiropractic treatment involve? What are the risks? What else can I do?

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Understanding the Needs of Your Newborn: A Doulas Perspective

Becoming a parent presents many challenges, and with that, many sources of information on how best to care for your baby. A Doula can guide you through this transition, and more importantly give you the confidence to trust your own instincts, and find your own way as parents.

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Choosing a safe sleep bag for your new baby

Red Nose Chief Midwife Jane Wiggill explains how parents can use sleep bags as a way to keep your baby at a comfortable temperature while sleeping.

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Product safety: how do I know what is safe?

Red Nose are often asked by parents and carers whether particular products are safe, including cots, prams, strollers, and mattresses. Check out our expert tips for peace of mind when it comes to using products safely.

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What is a safe sleeping environment for your baby?

Red Nose understands it can be confusing for parents to know what a safe or unsafe sleep environment is. Follow our evidence-based recommendations to keep your baby safe.

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General parenting Parenting help

Don't forget your pet!

Have you thought about how the arrival of your new baby is going to affect your pet? Their routine, lifestyle and environment will change.

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Make moving house with kids easy

Moving house is one thing. Moving house when you’ve got kids is a whole different kettle of chaos. Tips on how to make moving house with kids as easy and stress-free as possible.

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3 Essential Considerations When Choosing Your Child’s Swimwear

With Summer just around the corner, comes the necessity to shop for bathers and picking the right swimwear for little ones can be challenging. There are many things to consider, along with style and comfort!

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Choking hazards: an ever present danger

As your toddler grows, so does their curiosity, making them more susceptible to choking hazards. Do you know how to act in an emergency?

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Raising Healthy Eaters

Healthy nutrition is important for every child’s growth and development but how do you introduce a variety of nutritious foods to your child’s plate? Alex and Anna from The Biting Truth share their tips and tricks.

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How to manage screen-time

Only About Children together with Dr Kristy Goodwin share 6 helpful questions that you can address to determine if your child’s screen-time is healthy or detrimental, and to help you encourage appropriate screen-time habits at home.

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Exploring the benefits of sensory play

Sensory play is an important part of childhood development to help them understand the world around them. Understand what sensory play is and the benefits.

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Toddler Language Development

Language milestones depend on your toddler’s genetic abilities and the environment in which they are exposed to. Some toddlers are happy to babble away, while others wait until they have mastered the words in their head and then feel confident enough to speak them.

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5 Top Tips for the Most Flattering Pregnancy Photos

5 Top Tips for the Most Flattering Pregnancy Photos. You deserve, and can have beautiful pregnancy photography, no matter what your size or shape.

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8 Tips to get your newborn to sleep for photos

8 Tips to get your newborn to sleep for photos. Go-to tricks from a newborn photographer.

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Sophie la girafe®: stimulating the five senses

Sophie la girafe® is baby’s first toy, stimulating each of their 5 senses (touch, sight, taste, smell, hearing) from the age of 3 months

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