Are you excited at the idea of preparing a nursery for your new baby? Are you anxious about getting things perfect? Don’t worry everything doesn’t need to be perfect for Baby’s arrival as you really don’t need to have a room for them straight away, they should be sleeping with you for the first six months. It is a good idea to do any DIY that is required before baby arrives however as you will underestimate how tired you will be when baby does arrive, this includes dad! You can still use your baby’s nursery as a play area, clothes store and changing room until he’s older. Here are our top 10 tips for preparing a nursery for your new baby.
In Finland every parent receives a baby box, and most babies initially sleep in the box as well. They contain lots of good quality items such as a jauntily printed snowsuit, a toy rabbit, a blanket. The concept behind baby boxes is two-fold. First, in a country that still remembers widespread poverty, it provides every child with the equipment to start life (parents of a second child can request cash instead). Second, it is a constant reminder that all Finns are equal in the eyes of the state. It doesn’t matter how rich or poor you are, you still get the box.
Christmas is fast approaching and when not pregnant you might usually enjoy celebrating the season of goodwill with a tipple of two. NHS guidelines advocate towards no alcohol during pregnancy or very little if any at all and so pregnant and breastfeeding ladies are having to be a little creative when it comes to non-alcoholic […]
No matter how well prepared we think we are, new parents will always be rushing around in the last few days before their due date trying to get everything perfect. Here are a few things to have to help those first few days and weeks go smoothly. Bottles and Accessories Whatever you decide to do, breast […]
Your body goes through a number of changes when you fall pregnant. As well as being easily tired and sporting a bump there are many other factors you have to consider when going to work and commuting when pregnant.
When pregnant there are many money related matters to consider, not least how you will cope when your full pay becomes maternity pay (or what you’ll do financially if you decide not to go back to work) and how to pay for everything you need for baby. These 5 top tips for pregnancy on a […]