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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...
Final Push Easy Chicken Curry

Final Push Easy Chicken Curry

September 14 2022
Easy Chicken Tikka Curry Spicy food is often suggested as a means of bringing on labour, and many...
Totally Tropical Pina Colada Smoothie

Final Stretch Piña Colada Smoothie

September 14 2022
Piña Colada Smoothie You may have read that eating a whole pineapple can start labour due to the ...
Pregnant lady in spotty dress, sitting a tea cup with HotTea Mama tea on her bump

How Teas Can Support Your Pregnancy

June 6 2022
Herbs and flowers are amazing, find out about their botanical benefits.
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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. 
Woman in bath with baby who has just been born via water birth

What is hypnobirthing all about?

February 7 2022
Learn about the principles of hypnobirthing and how it can help you prepare for labour, and have a positive birth experience.
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Key Ways Our Tea Can Support You Through Pregnancy

October 26 2021
How different herbs and flowers can help support your body through pregnancy and when breastfeeding.
Mum with newborn baby on her chest looking tired

What You Need To Know About Home Birth

September 29 2021
Are home births just for Hippies? We wanted to find out, so we asked the wonderful @the_wholesome_mummy to share not only her story, but also the main things that can make a home birth one of the most positive experiences for you.
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!
Infographic showing pregnant lady outline and listing which tea is needed in which trimester

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!
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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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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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.
Pregnant woman lying down on sofa with a cup of The Final Push raspberry leaf tea

Raspberry Leaf Tea & Birth Preparation

February 15 2020
You may read online that you can drink Raspberry Leaf tea to bring on labour if you're over due.  This is unfortunately not proven to be true at all, but there are some research studies that show that if you drink it from 32 weeks on, you can statistically have a shorter second stage of labour, and less interventions during birth.