About marley

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far marley has created 18 blog entries.

The impact of alcohol on your fertility

Ahead of Alcohol Awareness Week (13– 19th November), Dr Venkat discusses the impact of alcohol on your fertility Current NHS guidelines suggest that women should avoid drinking alcohol altogether if they’re pregnant or planning to become pregnant, in order to [...]

Human milk made for tiny humans

"Human Milk, Tailor-Made For Tiny Humans" advert from Tiny Humans Productions on Vimeo. 'Human Milk, Tailor-Made for Tiny Humans' is an independent advertising initiative created by a small team of parents, focussing on the composition of human milk and the [...]

What to avoid this Christmas whilst pregnant

What to avoid at Christmas when pregnant Marie from gives some invaluable advice on what pregnant ladies might want to avoid during the festive period. Whether you are in the early stages or the late stages of pregnancy around Christmas [...]

How to build a capsule maternity wardrobe

How to build a capsule maternity wardrobe   ‘Maternity wear’. If those 2 words alone make you visualise pound coins slipping through your fingers then don’t panic! You don’t have to spend hundreds of pounds to look and feel great [...]

Why Your Baby Doesn’t Sleep Through the Night

Why Your Baby Doesn’t Sleep Through the Night   Your baby will NEVER sleep straight through the night. While this statement might terrify exhausted new parents, it may be reassuring to learn that this is completely normal. This is because [...]

Using your breathing and visualisations for a better birth

How to drift on a lilo, not slam into a harbour wall Using your breath and visualisation for a better birth In hypnobirthing, we describe contractions as waves or surges. In the first stage of labour their job is to [...]

False negative & positive home pregnancy tests

Understanding home pregnancy tests Many women know that they are pregnant from the fact that they have missed a period along with some tell-tale side effects such as nausea, breast tenderness, bloating and lower abdominal cramping but how is a [...]

Hypnobirthing after a traumatic birth

Hypnobirthing for Birth Trauma Imagine for a moment you had been preparing for the perfect birth throughout your entire pregnancy, in fact you couldn’t imagine your baby’s birth could be anything but perfect. However, nature had other ideas and you [...]

This mum shares a warning to all women expecting a baby

A warning to all expectant mothers Ayla Heller of Oregan,US shared  her story on Facebook recently detailing how important it is to go into hospital to get checked over if your baby isn’t moving or even if the movements have [...]

Coping with 2 or more children under the age of 5

Managing routines for multiple children under 5 years old The title of this article may leave many first time parents running in the other direction – more than one child under 5 years old at one time!  The thought of [...]