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9 Utterly Useless Baby Products I Wasted My Money On

9 Utterly Useless Baby Products I Wasted My Money On

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The anticipation of the pending arrival of a first baby gives most of us a terrible dose of consumeritis. New baby on the way? Get the stuff in. ALL OF THE STUFF. When you haven’t got a clue what to expect and websites, magazines and work colleagues have a “list” that they want to share with you, it can be very hard to tell the wheat from the chaff when it comes to getting ready for a baby. I was no exception to this rule and bought plenty of tat that we had to have that just never got used. I thought I might share with you today the 9 most useless things that I bought when I was pregnant or in the first couple of weeks with a tiny baby. Without much further ado and in no particular order: 1. Bio oil Ah I’m being a bit unfair singling Bio Oil out when I probably mean all stretch mark pre...
What’s Wrong With This Picture?

What’s Wrong With This Picture?

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Happy World Breastfeeding Week 2013! How are you finding it so far? Have you seen much promotion for it and read something new that will help you on your breastfeeding journey? I hope so, because there’s so much wonderful advice out there if you’re looking for help or trying to gather information. At the end of this post, you’ll find a selection of blogposts I’ve written myself about my own breastfeeding journey with my son. It was a wonderful 14 months and I look back on it fondly but it wasn’t without its bumps in the road and dark, long nights which we all have as parents, no matter how we choose to feed our babies. As you can see from this year’s World Breastfeeding Week logo, this year’s theme is “Breastfeeding Support – Close to Mothers” and today I wanted to talk a little about w...