If someone in your family just had a baby it is a glorious time. Babies make each of us realise how wonderful life and can be and they remind us of why we are here on the planet. Although no one has to mention the wonderful benefits of having a…

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The glorious summer weather we have been having, combined with lockdown, has meant that we have been spending a large amount of time in the garden, or walking the dogs in the local countryside. While this has made for some lovely, peaceful family time, it has also meant that we…

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When you are struggling to conceive, uncertainty can be as much a stressor as not yet getting pregnant. A million questions may run through your mind each day: “Why am I not getting pregnant? Is it me or my partner? What can I do about it? Can I get pregnant?”…

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The potential of the blood found within a baby’s umbilical cord and placenta is becoming the talk of many expectant parents. Doctors and scientists have proven that the umbilical cord is extremely valuable, and today pregnant couples are faced with two competing choices about the use of their baby’s cord…

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Nowadays, the demands on our attention are near-constant. We mind find from time to time that our minds are running on empty. Stress, fatigue, and other mental health problems, minor and severe, are more common than ever – so what can be done to deal with them? Take in some…

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