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    WHAT IS HYPNOBIRTHING? DEBUNKING THE MYTHS!

    October 7, 2017Lifestyle, Meet The Expert, Mum Life, Tip of the Month, Uncategorised

    Written by Siobhan Miller, Founder of The Postitive Birthing Company

    Hypnobirthing needs a rebrand. I think most, if not all, hypnobirthing teachers – as well as the Mums and Dads who attend courses – would agree.

    The word ‘hypnobirthing’ conjures up images of swinging timepieces and grown adults clucking like chickens at the click of someone’s fingers, apparently unable to exert any self-control under the spell of hypnosis. In any case most people think it will involve …

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    What to pack in your hospital bag

    September 20, 2017Lifestyle, Mum Life, Things To Do

    Packing your hospital bag is one of the most exciting milestones of late pregnancy, it makes the whole experience start to feel real and you get to choose that oh-so-special first outfit. It’s a good idea to have your hospital bag packed by 35 weeks, incase of any early arrivals, and keep it by your front door so you’re ready to go. Your hospital bag is not just about packing the essentials for a new born but …

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    Are all the UK bloggers pregnant?

    August 16, 2017Celebrity, Lifestyle, Mum Life, Uncategorised

    2017 seems to be the year for blogger babies, with Anna Saccone having given birth to the adorable Alessia, Anna from Mother Pukka having the ever-so-sweet Eve and Ruth Crilly from A Model Recommends announcing the birth of Ted, it seems the UK bloggers are having a baby boom! As here at My 1st Years we love to see new babies being born we’ve noticed that there are still a few more to come. That …

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    How To Deal With The Summer Heat While Pregnant

    August 2, 2017Lifestyle, Mum Life, Tip of the Month, Uncategorised

    Everyone talks about that ‘pregnancy glow’ but let’s face it during the summer heat it’s less of a glow than a sweaty mess. Pregnancy always makes women hotter than usual and during the humid summer nights and warm days that is only worsened. That is why we have put together our top tips for keeping cool, while pregnant, this summer.

     

    Wear Lightweight Clothing

    From your underwear to your clothing choose lightweight fabrics such as cotton, during hot …

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    Chinese Gender Predictor – Is it a Boy or a Girl?

    May 5, 2017Lifestyle, Things To Do, Uncategorised

    Once you’ve seen those two blue lines appear on your pregnancy test you’ll be desperate to find out the sex of your growing baby. If you simply can’t wait until the 20-week-scan to find out if it’s a boy or a girl, then look no further than our Chinese Gender Predictor chart. This ancient Chinese chart is based on the lunar calendar and uses the age you got pregnant and the date of conception to …

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    THIS MONTH’S BEST CELEBRITY PREGNANCY ANNOUNCEMENTS #2

    April 28, 2017Celebrity, Lifestyle, Uncategorised

    Spring is the time for new beginnings and this April was filled with some of our favourite celebrities announcing they had a bun in the oven. From Olympians and sports stars to the biggest reality TV couple, this month has been great for celebrity pregnancy announcements.We have put together our 4 most-loved celebrity pics from social media this month to share with you… And now we’re feeling very broody!

    – Greg Rutherford –
    Image Source: Instagram – @gregjrutherford

    How cute …

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    6 Mouth-watering Mocktails for the Weekend

    April 21, 2017Food & Drink, Lifestyle, Things To Do, Uncategorised

    Whether you’re pregnant yourself, throwing a friend’s baby shower or just trying to cut down on the cocktails, we have some delicious mocktail inspiration for you. If your friend used to be a party girl who threw her hands in the air at the sound of ‘Happy Hour’ then she’ll love our 6 mouthwatering mocktail recipes at her baby shower.

    Mocktail 1 – Feeling Fresh Mojito
    Image Source: Pinterest Via Jamie Oliver

    Ingredients: Soda Water, ice, elderflower …

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    8 Tips to prepare your little one for a new sibling

    April 10, 2017Lifestyle, Mum Life, Things To Do, Uncategorised

    To celebrate #NationalSiblingDay we are sharing our top 8 tips on how to prepare your child for a new baby. As parents, we’re constantly given the fear of how jealous our child will become once a new baby invades their territory. That is why we are sharing our top 8 tips for how to prepare your little one for a new arrival.

    1. Belly bonding 

    With really tiny tots you don’t need to let …

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