Debbie Bird

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Movements Matter in pregnancy

A campaign, which is led by Tommy’s and supported by Kicks Count and NHS England, uses a simple friendly animated film to challenge dangerous myths about fetal movement, such as that babies move less in third trimester due to lack of [...]

By | March 23rd, 2017|NHSVideo-pregnancy, Pregnancy and Birth, Video|

Safe children: sharing is caring

This year’s theme for Child Safety week is Safe children: sharing is caring. We all have a part to play when it comes to keeping our children safe, and nothing has more impact than the voice of experience; whether it’s [...]

By | March 21st, 2017|Awareness Days, Me Time|

Vision – A non invasive prenatal test

Vision is a highly sensitive prenatal test that can be carried out as early as 10 weeks into a pregnancy, using just one simple blood draw. This is a Non Invasive Prenatal Test [NIPT] which is offered by Future Health [...]

By | March 14th, 2017|A-Z of Pregnancy Health, Pregnancy and Birth|

Getting to grips with the new Childcare Vouchers

If you’re a working parent, you probably know the most tax efficient way to pay for childcare and the chances are you’re already maximising the benefits available to you. Typical schemes offered by employers are; childcare vouchers (the most popular), [...]

By | March 14th, 2017|Family finance, Home and Lifestyle|

Mum’s the word on pension rewards

Mum’s the word on pension rewards apparently, and with Mothering Sunday being a day dedicated to showing our mothers how much we appreciate and love them for everything they do, this got us thinking about the sacrifices parents unwittingly make [...]

By | March 14th, 2017|Family finance, Home and Lifestyle|

Interview with the mifold inventor

Innovation is exciting, and the story about the invention of the mifold Grab-and-Go Booster Seat is just that, exciting. and the most advanced, compact and portable child car safety seat ever invented. The mifold is  more than 10x smaller than a [...]

By | March 14th, 2017|Buying for your baby, Home and Lifestyle, NHSVideo-lifestyle, Video|

Make your Mothers Day Memorable

The clock is ticking and the countdown to Mothers Day has begun!  But what do you really want for Mother's Day and is what you want, what you'll actually get? If you are a first time mum, you will be [...]

By | March 14th, 2017|Celebrations, Me Time|

How much should be spent on you this Mother’s Day?

There's no doubt about it, we love the hand made cards, the kisses and cuddles and the extra attention that we get on Mother's Day, but do you hanker after a little more?  Do you hope that there'll be a [...]

By | March 14th, 2017|Celebrations, Me Time|

The Fertility Show arrives in Manchester

Tickets are now on sale for a brand-new event coming to Manchester for the first time in 2017; The Fertility Show. The two-day Fertility Show which takes place on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th March 2017 looks set to welcome [...]

By | March 1st, 2017|Competitions, Conception, Fertility, Me Time, What's On|

Dishwasher tablets and button batteries

What to do if your child eats a dishwasher tablet or button batteries. Button Batteries Button batteries and lithium coin batteries are small, round, batteries you find in toys, cards, watches, key fobs and numerous other everyday objects. Lithium coin [...]

By | February 28th, 2017|First Aid, Home and Lifestyle, NHSVideo-Toddler, Video|