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    5 Surprising Things You Learn When Your Friend Has a Baby

    February 26, 2019Celebrate with us

    So your friend is having a baby! Perhaps she’s the first one in your group to get pregnant, or maybe she’s your closest BFF. Once the initial excitement wears off you find yourself wondering, how will things change?

    It can all be a bit scary when you have no idea what to expect. My 1st Years is here to help! Check out our guide to surprising things you learn when your friend has a baby. If …

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    7 Ways to Help Your Friend Who Has Just Had a Baby

    February 26, 2019Celebrate with us

    When a close friend has a baby, you want to support them in any way possible. Even if you’ve never had kids of your own, you can still imagine just how exhausting and overwhelming it must be. But if you’ve never had kids of your own, you might be a bit unsure about the best way to help.

    If we’re unsure, we tend to react by avoiding. You might tell yourself that what your friend truly …

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    How to be Featured on our Instagram Feed: 7 Dos and Don’ts

    February 19, 2019How to, Lifestyle, Parenting

    It warms our hearts when we scroll through Instagram to see adorable children  wearing My 1st Years, wrapped in robes and blankets with their names on, playing with personalised toys we made just for them. Whenever we find a great photo, we jump at the chance to share it on our feed so all our followers can gasp at the cuteness, too.

    Would you like to be featured on our Instagram? All you need to do …

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    See the Latest Snaps From Celebs Who Love My 1st Years

    February 5, 2019Celebrity, Lifestyle

    Like all busy parents, we treasure those quiet moments when we can settle down with a mug of something warm and check our social feeds. Every now and then, as we double-tap through our mentions, who should pop up but a famous face?

    It makes our day when our favourite celebrities and bloggers choose My 1st Years for their little ones. We’re so proud that every piece in our collection is made from high-quality, baby-friendly materials, …

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    An Introduction to Placenta Encapuslation

    January 7, 2019Information, Lifestyle, Parenting, Uncategorised

    Blog post written by Placenta Plus Team

    Placenta Plus was started 3 years ago by Founder, Danielle Kinney. Danielle had suffered from post-natal depression after her second daughter. When becoming pregnant with her 3rd baby, straight away panic set in. Would PND strike again? After searching the internet for natural remedies to help with this Danielle came across placenta encapsulation. It sounded like the perfect solution, so she began to look for a specialist.

    It was at …

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    How to Bring the Santa Story to Life for Your Children

    December 14, 2018How to, Lifestyle, Parenting, Things To Do

     One of the great joys of Christmas is sharing the story of Santa with your favourite little people. We all remember our own childhood Christmases, listening with wide-eyed wonder to the timeless tale of a jolly white-bearded man from the North Pole. It’s one of the few, precious chances we get in life to truly believe that magic is real and happening all around us. Now we get to pass on the story to our …

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    Ways to Celebrate Baby’s 1st Christmas

    November 28, 2018Celebrate with us, Celebrations, Gift Guides, Gift Inspiration, Lifestyle

    That first Christmas with your new favourite person is a magical time. Baby may not be old enough to remember it yet, but Mummy and Daddy will never forget a single moment.

    If you’ve just had your first child, then Baby’s 1st Christmas is also a first for you: your first Christmas with a family of your very own. If you already have older children, it’s a delight to watch them get to know their …

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    Get Up To 50% Off Winter Warmers This Black Friday

    November 19, 2018Gift Guides, Gift Inspiration, Uncategorised

    The run-up to Christmas is an easy time to blow your budget. There are presents to buy, parties to plan and, of course, all those winter essentials you need before the cold really sets in. Thank goodness we have Black Friday!

    Every year, the Black Friday sale offers deep discounts on products of every type. For parents, it’s nothing short of a lifesaver. None of us want to be forced to hold back on presents because …

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