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MAMAHOOD

13/01/2017

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5 Top Tips for a Romantic Valentines

08/01/2017

Could Valentines day be exaggerated by the Card companies?? What really does this special day mean to many?

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Teething Then Vs Now

06/01/2017

Teething had always been around unlike some of the many products available today.  Lets have a look at some of the things used to help and sooth teething over the years ... some are quite shocking!

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10 Realistic New Years Goals

01/01/2017

Don’t get too ambitious when making your NY resolution.  At least 40% will break theirs before January is through.

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Baby weight - can wait!

18/12/2016

Unless you are one of the lucky few, you’re bound to have a bit of excess weight post baby, perhaps some new stretch marks, saggy boobs and skin.

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5 Perfect Festive Gifts from Gumigem

04/12/2016

We have something for everyone here at Gumigem HQ, our products make wonderfully thoughtful gifts. Here are our top recommendations for that person in your life:

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Top Tips for Christmas

18/11/2016

Having a new-born creates a different atmosphere, a very wonderful but very different atmosphere. We will all set new family traditions but here are some handy tips that I hope will come in useful:

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Baby's First Christmas - Expectation V Reality!

06/11/2016

‘It’s the most wonderful time of the year’, as they say and even more so now you’re a parent of a beautiful bouncing baby! You are excited and have lots of wonderful plans to make this first family Christmas extra special. But we don’t half put pressure on ourselves, here is a list of the things...

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Babyloss Awareness

17/09/2016

Babyloss Awareness Every year the 9th – 15th October is Babyloss Awareness Week. The week ends with Babyloss Awareness Day on 15th October. This day is recognised throughout the world as Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day. Babyloss Awareness Week is an opportunity for people to...

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Car Seats and the LAW!

14/09/2016

New regulations are being introduced towards the end of this year banning backless booster seats. At present children weighing 15kg (or around 3/4years) can travel in these seats however studies have shown that they do not meet sufficient requirements therefore the law is being changed. In...

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Meningitis - What you need to know

11/09/2016

As a parent, if you allow your brain to wander into deep dark places, then you can create a pile of worst case scenario's and drama's. One of the worst of which, has to be Meningitis - it is just a word, but can strike fear as soon as it leaves a persons lips. The fear comes from the incredible...

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8 Things that have changed since being on Dragons Den!

12/08/2016

How can it be one year already? Yet still those feelings of fear and excitement, rush over me when I think about it all! Yet it is so surreal I almost feel like it was a dream, like I imaged the whole thing! But I did not! We did it, we took the scary step of entering the Den.

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Top tips for keeping baby cool this summer!

24/07/2016

It can be a worry trying to keep little one cool if your travelling to somewhere hot, or if the UK is struck with a heat wave (yeah right I here you cry!)

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Teachers Tips for Starting Nursery

22/07/2016

Starting nursery is an exciting time for children and apprehensive for parents. 3 year olds are entitled to 15 hours free nursery sessions. Many Nursery do educare where your child can go before and after school at a price quoted by school.

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Twinnies!

10/06/2016

Finding out that I was expecting twins initially was exciting – waiting to see our parent’s reaction, then the following day panic set in and the thoughts of:

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The First Tooth Cut is the Hardest

07/06/2016

Something that pretty much every expectant parent dreads is teething. Admit it mums and dads, how many times have you been at a loss as to what’s wrong with your little one and asked them in despair – despite them often being too young to answer – “is it your teeth?!”.

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Pregnant in the Circus

02/06/2016

Morning sickness sucks...Anyone who has experienced it can attest to that. Whoever thought of the name anyway? It's a lie, it should be called all day and night and any inconvenient time sickness!

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Post Natal Depression & Psychosis - A Mothers Story

02/06/2016

...so please keep in mind that you are bearing witness to my first attempt. My second confession is that I hated my unborn baby. Well, that is not strictly true; I hated that he was there, not that I knew at the time he was a he.

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5 Truths About Fathers Day

24/05/2016

No longer do we receive T-shirts that we would have worn and chosen pre-children. Now ALL T-shirt gifts involve your child’s favourite character.

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5 Top Finds At The Babyshow

19/05/2016

We can't believe it's been a week since The Baby Show finished! We had an amazing weekend. It's always refreshing to meet our customers in person especially those of you that we speak to regularly via email or social media.

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Tips for Visitors!

27/04/2016

Inevitably when you get home from having your baby everyone wants to rush round to see her. We stayed in hospital for a while and said we would only have our parents visit as V was ill so there were a whole list of people champing at the bit to get their hands on her.

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My Hospital Bag

29/03/2016

In 2012, I launched myHospitalBag. It was an idea I had thought about for a few years. I’d always had a secret desire to create my own business and knew once I started having kids life would become very different! Here is my story...

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Babywearing - 6 Reasons for Dads

14/03/2016

Baby Wearing is such a practical alternative when out and about with your baby. But did you know it's not just for mums?! Here are 6 Reasons for Dad's to Baby Wear:

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Maternity Classes - A Dads Experience

07/03/2016

"Your baby crowning will be like the opening of a flower" said the midwife. I am no horticulturalist but I suspected this was bull####. I was nervous at the thought of a birthing class beforehand and it wasn't being helped by this hippie who looked like Mama Cass, smelt like cats and, apparently,...

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5 Reason to Babywear by Papoozle

25/02/2016

Whether you have a tiny newborn, a little cuddle monster or an independent baby, babywearing is a great way to feel close, to get things done and to sneak some extra hands free cuddles into the day.

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Labour – What they don’t tell you!

24/02/2016

No amount of antenatal classes, midwife appointments or girlie chats. It really is a one of a kind experience that you really can’t put into words. Read my story & discover my 5 tips for labour!

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17 PLUS truths about the baby years and beyond!

22/02/2016

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Breast Feeding - A Wonderful Gift!

09/02/2016

“oh I will definitely Breast Feed” I didn’t really think about it before falling pregnant or in fact during my first pregnancy.  It was very much IN THE PLAN...

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4 Tips for a Perfect Mother's Day!

04/02/2016

4 Things Mums really want on Mothers Day! (and It is not Chocolates & Flowers)

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Top 5 Valentines Gifts for Mums & Mums to be

25/01/2016

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Dum Love!

17/01/2016

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Chocolatte to go!

06/01/2016

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Top 3 Tips for Surviving Christmas with a Toddler

09/12/2015

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To jump on that Eureka rollercoaster ride or not

10/11/2015

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Breastfeeding: What I Wish I’d known the First Time

15/09/2015

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Riding a roller coaster with a Dragon – Our Dragons Den Experience

01/09/2015

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5 Ways to help your baby during teething

04/07/2015

Babies can begin teething from anywhere between three and twelve months of age. Although some babies are born with teeth so this is just a guide. Teething can cause your baby to drool more and bite their fingers and toys as their gums become sore. If you want to aid your baby through the...

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Is my Baby Teething?

04/07/2015

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Going on Holiday with your Little One

24/06/2015

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This is my Story

27/05/2015

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Overcoming Teething

05/05/2015

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Recognising Teething

04/05/2015

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Gumigem - a babies view

29/04/2015

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Preschoolers don't bully

14/04/2015

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Cleft Lip - Part 2 Post Birth

04/04/2015

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Cleft Lip - Part 1 Pregnancy & Birth

25/03/2015

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Colic & Reflux

14/03/2015

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Breastfeeding with Gnashers

03/03/2015

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The verdict!

25/02/2015

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YES DAY!

25/02/2015

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Count your blessings, lucky stars and anything else for that matter!

25/02/2015

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Gumigem - shortlisted for 2 Loved by Parents Awards!

25/02/2015

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The Hour - A Post Hoc Analysis

25/02/2015

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WOW!!!

25/02/2015

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The Hour - well probably more like 3 minutes!

25/02/2015

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Talking I dont do.. so going to write it instead!

25/02/2015

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Help! My baby is teething!

25/02/2015

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Spring..save us please!

25/02/2015

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Denise Van Outen: Will it change everything?

25/02/2015

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The boy turns !

25/02/2015

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It's GO GO GO!

25/02/2015

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Christmas Madness

25/02/2015

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Night nappies or night terrors?

25/02/2015

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The Power of women, my first birth

08/02/2015

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"Ooh I would love to be a Doula"

26/01/2015

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Guest Blogger Fiona Kyle & Amelia give their verdict on Gumigem!

27/04/2011

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