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by Doctor Mummy | 08:46

Parenting tips for toddlers – how positive parenting skills can change your life!

I am immensely proud of my 3 year old daughter, L. She is smart and funny and resourceful. She is also stubborn, opinionated and spirited. When she makes up her mind it is near

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contraception after birth - the pill
by Doctor Mummy | 20:51

Contraception after birth – a quick guide to the options available!

This article is intended for educational purposes and is not intended as medical advice. Consult a healthcare professional if you wish advice about your health.   Our family is now complete.  When I say

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how to help a baby with a cold - box of tissues
by Doctor Mummy | 22:15

How to help a baby with a cold – treatments, natural remedies and when to see a doctor!

Disclaimer: This article is intended for educational purposes and is not intended as medical advice. If you are concerned about your baby’s health consult a healthcare professional.   This is going to be a

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parenting books for toddlers - how to talk so little kids will listen
by Doctor Mummy | 21:26

Parenting books for toddlers – the good, the great and the terrifying!

I’m a big reader. I love books and enjoy reading about a whole range of topics. Since having my two kids I’ve discovered the new genre of parenting books.   There are A LOT

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positive birth stories - newborn L
by Doctor Mummy | 12:34

Facts about childbirth – 5 things you might not know (but should)!

I recently wrote about my experiences with childbirth and I’ve previously done a guide on the things to learn about and consider when writing a birth plan. I’m still struck, however, by the number

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positive birth stories - newborn J
by Doctor Mummy | 12:57

Positive birth stories – vaginal birth vs c-section

I have given birth twice – once by c-section and once through a vaginal birth. They were both great experiences. Sometimes as a doctor I get a skewed perspective on birth, we tend to

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baby led weaning first foods - baked beans
by Doctor Mummy | 22:43

Baby led weaning food ideas – quick and easy meals that your baby will love!

This article is for babies who have developed a pincer grip (approximately 8 months onward) – for babies who have not yet reached this milestone please see the article on first foods for baby

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essentials for a new baby- sleeping newborn
by Doctor Mummy | 23:05

Essentials for a new baby – what you need and what you really don’t!

I remember when I was pregnant with my eldest, L. My husband G and I were so excited to decorate the nursery and go shopping in preparation for our new baby.   I’ll never

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life hacks for parents - stress free stickers
by Doctor Mummy | 21:21

Life hacks for parents – 5 ways to make life with kids just a little bit easier!

Having kids takes up an inordinate amount of time. I never seem to have enough hours in the day and between juggling work and kids, my time is at a premium.   I’m always

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by Doctor Mummy | 12:29

Relationship issues after having a baby – why do things seem harder and how can you fix it?

Having a baby together should bring two people closer together – after all, you now have a tangible, shared proof of your relationship and a new baby to love, shouldn’t you feel closer than

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