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Cake Mix Cheats: 16 cheater cake recipes that taste delicious

Feeling too lazy to bake from scratch… or just not got enough time? Here is a list of cake mix treats. 16 cheater cake recipes for creating amazing cakes and baked goods using cake mix. CAKE MIX CHEATS My mum has never let a cake mix into her house. She’s a purist about baking. I’m …

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Coping with Polyhydramnios

This is a guest-post about polyhydramnios by Alice Thompson who publishes at www.sloely.com “Oh my gosh, you’re enormous!”.  I wasn’t even 8 months pregnant when my shocked friend shouted out this choice greeting, but I was already carrying an extra 25kg (55lbs) on top of my pre-pregnancy 55kg (120Ibs).   That’s a LOT of extra weight …

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Step By Step Guide to Writing a Birth Plan

Here’s my step-by-step guide to writing a birth plan, including a checklist of all the different things to consider when you are putting your birth plan together. IS IT WORTH WRITING A BIRTH PLAN? Should you write a birth plan? No birth goes as perfectly planned. And no birth is perfect. You can’t predict or …

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30 Natural Remedies for Morning Sickness

Here is a list of 30 natural remedies for morning sickness that you can take during the early weeks of your pregnancy to help stop you feeling nauseous. 30 NATURAL REMEDIES FOR MORNING SICKNESS You’re deliriously happy and unbelievably excited having received the best news of your life. You’re pregnant – hurrah!! But you feel …

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HOSPITAL BAG CHECKLIST: THE ESSENTIALS FOR MUM AND BABY. PLUS FREE PRINTABLES

Want to know what you actually need in your hospital bag for labour, post-labour and your new baby? Here’s my checklist based on my personal experiences. Plus I’ve also included a printable hospital bag checklist PDF you can download and print, PLUS a google sheet checklist you can copy and save. Scroll to the end …

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Ideas for DIY Homemade Mother’s Day gifts

  Here’s a roundup of some of the best DIY homemade Mother’s Day gift ideas.    Ideas for DIY Homemade Mother’s Day gifts Us British mums get first dibs on fabulous Mother’s Day gifts, as we celebrate Mothering Sunday in the UK in March, rather than waiting for May with the rest of the world. …

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Traditional Christmas cake recipe rich with fruit

This is our family’s traditional Christmas cake recipe. It’s a fruit cake similar to a Dundee cake recipe. It is very rich and utterly delicious.  Traditional Christmas cake recipe Traditional Christmas cakes come in lots of shapes and sizes. Most traditional cake recipes involve large quantities of dried fruit enriched with spices and alcohol. At …

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10 TIPS FOR INCREASING BREAST MILK SUPPLY

Are you worrying about low milk supply? Well stop worrying right now, because I’ve got you! I’ve also got 10 simple tips for increasing breast milk supply that work really well. QUICK THINGS TO BUY TO HELP INCREASE BREAST MILK SUPPLY Motivational water bottle – HidrateSpark Pro or Mameido are both great options Breast pump (pumping …

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