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How herbal teas can reduce stress

April 7 2021
Learn more about the herbs and flowers that can support reducing and easing stress.
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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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Peppermint and Breastfeeding

February 8 2021
You may have read that peppermint will dry up your milk supply, but it's not actually that simple, or proven.  Read more about the evidence on peppermint and breastfeeding here.
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IVF and tea

January 15 2021
How caffeine free teas may be able to support you when you undergo IVF treatment.
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Fertility Tea - Does It Exist?

December 14 2020
There's no guaranteed tea to help you become pregnant, but there are some teas and aspects of tea drinking that might be able to help.
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Lemongrass in Pregnancy - Is It Safe?

December 1 2020
Shedding light on why lemongrass is safe for pregnancy, sharing the most recent research and NHS guidance.
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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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Raspberry Leaf Tea For Birth Recovery

November 3 2020
Whilst raspberry leaf tea is well known for helping you prepare for labour, it can actually help you recover too.  All thanks to its amazing effect on your uterine muscles.
HotTea Mama won 2 silver awards in the Project Baby Awards 2020

We won in the Project Baby Awards!

October 27 2020
We are so thrilled to announce that we've won, not one, but TWO Silver awards in the Project Baby Awards 2020!
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Dispelling the myths about menopause and HRT

October 18 2020
Menopause is ignored, rarely discussed, and often misunderstood. Women need to be able to access accurate information helping them to make decisions about safe reliable treatment - this blog by Teresa Davison aims to give you this.
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Menopause Treatment Options

October 18 2020
If you're going through peri menopause and post menopause - there are options of treatment that can help you.  Teresa Davison of the Somerset Menopause Clinic, shares the different options open to you here.
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Menopause Health Advice

October 18 2020
Peri menopause and menopause are something that all women will go through, with varying degrees of symptoms.  This blog is by the amazing Teresa Davison, of Somerset Menopause Clinic, to explain more about what peri menopause and post menopause mean.
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How to prepare you and your baby for the clock change

October 14 2020
Learn how to best prepare your baby for the clock change with Nina, from sleep consultancy Goodnight Sleep Coaching.
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Menopause Iced Tea Instructions

October 8 2020
Making our menopause tea iced, couldn't be simpler (or better at easing hot flushes!)
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We're selling over a million tea bags a year!

October 8 2020
We hit a bit of a milestone, and are now selling over 1 million tea bags this year!
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We're in the Metro Hot List!

October 8 2020
The Metro has picked our Baby It's Cold Outside Christmas Tea to go on their hot list!
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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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Which Tea Do I Need In Which Trimester?

September 19 2020
If you're wondering which of our teas are best suited to you, you can use this trimester by trimester guide to find your perfect tea match!
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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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Lactation Brownies

September 7 2020
This lactation brownie recipe can help support your milk supply, and is perfect with a cup of Milk's Up breastfeeding tea!
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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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Iced Tea Instructions

July 30 2020
On a hot sunny day, the best way to enjoy our teas is iced.  And it's so easy to do, here are the perfect iced tea instructions...
Raspberry leaf tea by HotTea Mama to drink from 32 weeks pregnant to prepare for labour

Raspberry Leaf Tea - why wait until 32 weeks pregnant?

July 21 2020
We don't recommend you start drinking raspberry leaf tea until you're 32 weeks pregnant, and we thought we'd share why!
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Tea Mocktails

May 27 2020
Iced tea mocktail recipes to help keep you cool in the summer heat.
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Tips on preparing for labour from Bumps to Babbas

May 19 2020
From hypnobirthing to raspberry lef tea, this blog spells out what you can do to prepare for labour and a positive birth.
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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.
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Oat Cookie Recipe to Support Breastfeeding

March 30 2020
To accompany your Milk's Up breastfeeding cuppa – get baking. Try these oat cookies as they’re super easy and tasty.  Oats are a galactagogue so can help your nursing journey.
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West Oxfordshire Business Awards

March 29 2020
We're a finalist in the West Oxfordshire business awards!
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White Tea & Anti-oxidants

March 26 2020
White tea has been shown to be very high in catechins - also known as anti-oxidants.  But what does this really mean?  What health benefits can you get and why is it good after you've had a baby?
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HotTea Mama Named Best Maternity Product at the UK Baby Award's 2019

March 26 2020
We're so proud to say that we just won 'Best Maternity Product' in the 2019 Baby Awards.
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Mother & Baby Magazine love The Final Push Raspberry Leaf Tea

February 16 2020
Umm, it's no big deal but Mother and Baby Magazine just named The Final Push one of the best raspberry leaf tea blends available for pregnancy! 
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How Much Caffeine Is Too Much In Pregnancy?

February 16 2020
When you're pregnant or breastfeeding, it's best to limit your caffeine intake to 200mg per day.  But what does this mean in real terms?
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West Oxfordshire Business Awards - Finalist Retail Award 2020

February 16 2020
We're very proud to say that we've been selected as a Finalist in the Retail Award at the West Oxfordshire Business Awards.