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World Breast Pumping Day

World Breast Pumping Day

9 days ago
It’s an area often overlooked in the UK in terms of antenatal education and support, but in th...
Hospital bag essentials

Hospital bag essentials

December 22 2022
Packing a bag for the hospital can feel daunting, and you will worry about forgetting essential i...
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Money-saving shopping list for new parents

October 5 2022
As an expectant parent you might find friends, family, and shop assistants(!) telling you that yo...
Mum in sunny room, on sofa breastfeeding her baby with table next to her with tea on it.

How To Stay Hydrated When Breastfeeding

July 13 2022
Top tips for how to stay hydrated when breastfeeding in a heatwave.  From fruit to herbal teas and one-handed cups...
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How Tea Can Support New Mums And Breastfeeding

May 24 2022
Botanicals can be a great support when breastfeeding and dealing with sleep deprivation in the fourth trimester.  Find out more about the ingredients in our teas and how they can help new mums.
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Stress awareness during pregnancy and as a new parent

April 4 2022
We have teamed up with the brilliant Basking Babies to raise awareness of the key things to watch out for when you’re feeling tense, and to offer some top tips on managing stress during these life-changing times. 
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Clocks going forward - how to support little ones

March 21 2022
Expert advice on how to deal with the clock change when you have children.
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My experience with sleep deprivation and sleep anxiety

March 14 2022
Our guest blog has been written by the wonderful Lydia founder of Sleep & Bounds, who set up her infant sleep coach business after she suffered from sleep deprivation for nearly two years. The lack of sleep affected her mood and migraines.
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Top Tips for being productive with a busy lifestyle

January 19 2022
Top tips on how to be as productive as possible as a busy mum.
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How Parents Can Encourage Self-Care In Their Children

January 12 2022
Expert advice from Fit Kids on how to enstil great self care habits in your children.
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TREATING A BURN: SOME REMINDERS FOR MUMS

October 13 2021
I’m a former nurse, and now a first aid trainer. I know that talking about this type of stuff is confronting, and scary. But unfortunately, accidents can happen. And the most common location for these injuries to occur is within our own homes. 
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What To Expect From Your Body After Having A Baby

September 22 2021
Firstly your body has arguably just done one of the most important and powerful jobs it can ever do, growing and safely delivering your baby. Your body has already evolved so much, physically rearranging your organs to accommodate your baby.
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Why Breastfeeding Can Be Painful (And What To Do About It)

September 1 2021
Like with so many aspects about becoming a parent, breastfeeding is one of those things that becomes something a more experienced parent will gleefully talk to you about. And more often than not you get the full horror story about how painful it was for them.
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What I Wish I Knew About Breastfeeding

August 4 2021

Our Guest Blog has been written by the wonderful Cake Maternity.

We talk, not only about some of the tricks to successful breastfeeding but also to hear another Mama's story and what she wished she knew about breastfeeding.

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Breastfeeding Tips

July 27 2021
Whilst breastfeeding can be hard, and there is no secret solution to success, there are some top tips that can support you and your body.
Pregnant lady with close up of bump, on which a cup of iced milks up breastfeeding tea is balanced.

When To Drink Milk's Up Breastfeeding Tea

July 20 2021
Our Milk’s Up breastfeeding tea can be drunk at any stage of motherhood, but there’s a sweet spot that we’d recommend…and it is actually when you’re pregnant!
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Moments for Mama's - Quick and effective self care

June 21 2021

Our guest blog is written by the incredible Emma Martin Mindfulness and she is here to remind you that your needs matter too throughout your parenting journey. She shares some wonderful mindful moments that will hopefully create some peace and calm for you in everyday life.

 

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Why Mother's Day Matters

February 18 2021
It's sometimes easy to be cynical about the importance of mother's day, but the truth is, mums are heroes and kids are often really difficult.  So this is the opportunity to make it up to your mum!
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The Importance of Self Love Around Valentines Day

February 15 2021
It's important not to forget the importance of yourself on Valentines Day.  Here are a few tips on how to prioritise yourself on this.
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Starting weaning – introducing solids to your baby

November 24 2020
Katie Angotti, a registered nutritionist specialising in maternal and infant health, shares her top tips on how to start your weaning journey with you little one.
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Top Tips for Sleep Success

October 5 2020
Top tips on how to improve your child's sleep from Karen Miller, certified sleep coach.
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Mamawell Pregnancy Fitness Blog

September 29 2020
Pre and postnatal fitness expert Rosie, from Mamawell writes about the benefits of staying strong and energised through pregnancy.
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Post-Natal Depression, Anxiety & Tea

September 9 2020
Can a tea help with post-natal depression and anxiety?
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5 Ways To Help Your Newborn Sleep!

August 25 2020
Cara, founder of the Sleep Method, shares her expert advice on how to help your newborn sleep.  Priceless advice!
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One Handed Snacks for New Mums

May 17 2020
During lockdown, we've asked some of our favourite expert mums to put together some advice for yo...
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Micro Self Care During Lockdown

May 7 2020
Louise Murray, from www.livewellwithlou.com, gives her expert advice on how to use micro self care during lockdown.  It can be as simple as having a cup of tea, focussing on your breathing, and immediately feeling more positive and relaxed.
Pregnant lady in grey dress and pink cardigan, lying on sofa, with cup of Get Up & Glow tea on table next to her

How To Get A Lift Without Caffeine

February 15 2020
Get Up & Glow tea uses grapes as it's base, you get a natural sugar lift, as well as a huge number of vitamins and antioxidants.  It's a healthy alternative to caffeine, suitable for pregnancy and breasfeeding.
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Post-natal Depression

February 15 2020
This guest blog is from the lovely Emma at Isabella and Us.  She went through post-natal depression, and shares her story here.
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What To Eat As A New Mummy (Or Daddy!)

February 15 2020

The amazing @mummynutrition has written this post for us, to give the best advice on self care and nutrition in motherhood.  Tea is only a part of what you need!

Pregnant woman sat cross-legged on a bed, with cucumber on her eyes and a tray of Night Owl tea next to her

Night Owl Tea - A Natural Sleep Aid

February 15 2020
Our Night Owl tea blend is blended using herbal ingredients that are all natural muscle relaxants.  They are caffeine free and safe for pregnancy and if you're breastfeeding.  Learn more about the research showing that chamomile, lavender, valerian root, rooibos and lime flowers can help you sleep.