Author: chief baby face

Zika virus and pregnancy – what you need to know

After news that a pregnant woman has been diagnosed with the Zika virus in Spain, we try to round up what is known so far and what you should do to avoid the risks of getting infected. The authorities in Colombia have confirmed that more than 3000 pregnant women have been infected with the Zika virus. The link between the Zika virus and the birth defect microcephaly has not yet been proven, but the the head of the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has said it is looking ‘stronger and stronger’, according to the Daily Mail. What...

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5 helpful tips if your baby is waking too early

If your baby or toddler wakes up too early it can throw out the whole day’s routine and feeding – making your baby (and you!) tired and grumpy. There are some great tips on why your baby could be waking up too early, common causes and what you could do to try to fix it. Source: Baby Waking Up Too Early? Here Are 5 Tips To...

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Runny Eggs now OK in pregnancy – Bring on the eggy soldiers!

Nearly 30 years after the salmonella crisis, a new report advises that Red Lion Marked Eggs could now be regarded as very low risk. This means that you could now eat them lightly cooked or raw in items such as mayonnaise even when pregnant, according to the Advisory Committee on the Microbiological Safety of Food. It has suggested that the Food Standards Committee change the guidance. So, welcome back to nice runny eggs – fried, poached or even baked! The ban still applies to imported eggs, and only covers hens eggs with the Red Lion Mark – so you...

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How to potty train your little boy

Most children don’t become reliably clean and dry until some time between the ages of two and two and a half, and many take a lot longer (I know what you’re thinking, some take 30 years or more!). Randa Dickson from The Bewictchin Kitchen has put together a list of 15 Potty Training books for boys that just might help you out Here are some books to help your toddler get used to the idea…...

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