A tiny dose of love

tiny does of love

The more I hear about the difficulties some women have conceiving, the more I hear about problems in pregnancy and the more I hear about those births that tragically don’t result in a healthy baby and mother at the end, the more I think that to have a healthy baby, never mind four healthy babies […]

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Maintaining good eye health

eye health

The eyes are the window to the soul (you only have to look at these eyes to understand that) and yet we often take them for granted. When we think about establishing a healthy regime and look at diet and exercise, we often forget to look after our eyes. I always tell the children that […]

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Living a long, healthy life

live a long life

All of us want to live for as long as we can, but we also want to be as healthy and as happy as possible. The sad truth is, there are all sorts of disasters which could strike at any time. That doesn’t mean that you should live in fear. However, it is worthwhile to […]

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How well do babies see?

how well can babies see

Have you ever looked at your baby and wondered how well they can see you? At birth? At two weeks? Two months and then as they grow and develop? How amazing would it be to be able to understand just what they can see when? Now you can! Vision Direct has launched an online tool to […]

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Cosy gear for tiny tots

I love winter.  I love getting all wrapped up and heading outside.  I’m not a fan of the wind and rain but the cold is fine with me. It is important to make sure tiny tots are cosy during the chilly weather though, and what works for the car seat might not work for the […]

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Language barriers and midwifery

Many of us will have travelled to a country where we didn’t speak the language. How was it for you? How did you feel? I speak reasonable french, basic Spanish and basic Japanese but when I went to Germany I hated it. I hated it because I couldn’t understand anyone and I couldn’t ask anything. […]

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