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The Wonders Of Witch Hazel!

IMG_7589Childbirth is obviously a beautiful and wonderful thing, amazing and magical all at the same time! However when you look behind the magic and under all of that happy new baby bliss sometimes you find a mum who is struggling to recover from their vaginal birth due to an episiotomy, haemorrhoids or vaginal tears.  Not every mum will experience discomfort after childbirth but in all honestly a little tenderness and inflammation is to be expected at least.  So to all new mums I would like to help you focus purely on your mesmerising new WonderBaba by explaining how exactly you can relieve your pain and soreness so it is no longer an unwelcome distraction!

Let me introduce you to the wonders of witch hazel and some other natural wonder products! Continue reading

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Children’s First Aid Kit

I know when I started out on my parenting journey I really hoped I’d never have to reach up to the top press to grab this kit…Well lets just say it’s come in handy on more than one occasion! Whether its tripping in the garden or slipping in the bath there is always some sort of crisis going on in our house! We are lucky to have avoided burns so far and most other serious injuries but I am always relieved to have a well stocked first aid kit to hand when a situation does arise! I have considered wrapping them in bubble wrap…but apparently that’s not socially acceptable so I’ll have to make do with having eyes in the back of my head and keeping my fingers crossed!

Here’s a useful list of things to have in your first aid kit once children become a feature in your life! Its not all inclusive but its definitely a good start.

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