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Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week: One mum’s story

This week is Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week (30th April – 6th May) which is a great time to be talking about the importance of mental wellbeing as parents. A recent study by Mum’s Enterprise revealed that postnatal depression remains undiagnosed in up to 25% of UK Women and up to one in four women…

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Tips for being gas safe this Christmas #GasSafeXmas #ad

At our #GasSafeXmas Twitter conversation we talked about the importance of remembering to be gas safe this winter. That means looking after our gas appliances, getting them checked and being aware of the dangers of CO poisoning. The chat was sponsored by the Gas Safe Register, a great resource for safety and advice as well…

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14 answers to your eczema & skin questions #LRPBaby #ad

Having a child with dry, sensitive skin can be a challenge — it’s not always easy to know the right thing to do to calm their itchy, angry skin. Our #LRPbaby Twitter chat was all about the best advice for managing eczema and sensitive skin in babies and children. On hand to answer some of your…

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Keeping safe this Bonfire Night: Firework safety tips

During the four weeks around November the 5th, around 1,000 people will be injured from fireworks. Of these accidents, nearly 600 are likely to occur at home or private parties and nearly 400 accidents involve children under the age of 13. Although great fun, fireworks are dangerous and it is essential to plan and prepare…

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How do you make health & wellness a priority? #we11nesshour #ad

On 18th September we held a Twitter conversation on how you make health and wellness a priority. As many of us know, between work, family, home and social life, it’s the rare woman who takes enough time for herself. Our #we11nesshour Twitter chat was all about encouraging you to stop for a moment, take a…

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How to prevent accidents & what to do if things go wrong

Every year, around 2 million children attend A&E due to accidents and over 76,000 of these require admission to hospital – that is nearly 1500 children a week! To help you learn how to prevent these accidents, Emma Hammett, an experienced nurse, trainer and first aid expert has these tips for BritMums readers. Frightening statistics…

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