Pregnancy fitness

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Are Pregnancy Vitamins A Waste Of Money?

When you're expecting you do as much as you can to ensure the health and well-being of your baby, and for most of us that includes taking extra pregnancy vitamin supplements. But there's a new report just been released claiming that pregnancy multivitamins are an "unnecessary expense" and don't improve the health of either mother…

Oh No! Skinny Jeans Are Bad For Your Health!

Several news sites this morning have covered a story from the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry. Doesn't sound interesting so far, does it? Well the report concerns a woman who had to be cut out of her jeans after her legs ballooned in size due to a condition called compartment syndrome which was made worse…

All Babies In England & Scotland To Be Offered Meningitis Vaccine From September

The government have today announced that from September this year all babies will be offered vaccinations for meningitis B, making the UK the first country in the world to have a national vaccination programme for the disease. This will cover all newborns in England and Scotland, with this vaccine being administered in three stages with…

Good News! Eating Chocolate Linked To Lower Risk Of Stroke & Heart Disease

  Sky News* has this morning reported on a study that has linked eating chocolate with lower risk of strokes and heart disease. Researchers at the University of Aberdeen found that adults who ate 100g of chocolate a day had a 23% lower risk of stroke, an 11% lower risk of heart disease, and a…

Paediatrician Warns Of The Dangers To Children Of Lithium Batteries

A leading paediatrician has called for a campaign to highlight the dangers of lithium batteries - often found in toys, keys and mobile phones - following the deaths of two children who accidentally swallowed them. BBC News reports: Dr Kate Parkins said, in the last 18 months, another five children in Greater Manchester have also…

Heidi  

Celebaby: There's A New Royal Baby...

Celebaby: There's A New Royal Baby...

Uh-oh, brace yourself Celebaby fans - it’s time for Royal womb-watch all over again! The Duchess of Cambridge is pregnant with her second child. Yup, Kate and Wills are expecting another baby. And - God love the poor woman - Kate is once again being treated for Hyperemesis Gravidarum - otherwise known as acute morning sickness. In a…

Save £5 On Selected Stop Smoking Products @ Boots

If you want to quit your dirty habit this year - I quit six years ago now... can't believe how the time has flown! - then Boots has some fabulous offers to help you.  Keep being a quitter with Boots* Smoking is such an expensive habit these days that I am exceptionally grateful that I…

Philips Sonicare AirFloss £39.99 @ Boots

Boots have an offer on this week for the Philips Sonicare AirFloss for £39.99 instead of a whopping £99.99. I remember seeing these at an Amazon event a couple of years ago, and thinking it was a brilliant idea but that I'd wait till they were no longer £100, which seems exhorbitant for floss! Well,…

Luschka  

Gymcube Home Exercise Review

Gymcube Home Exercise Review

I'm sure we've all done it at some point or another: sign up for a gym membership, love every second of it for about two weeks, and then, just as results are starting to show, we go away for a few days, get sick, or just plain lose interest, and before you know it, you're…

Sonicare Electric Toothbrush For Kids £23.82 @ Amazon

Amazon CURRENTLY have a rather lovely deal on this Kids Sonicare Electric Toothbrush Click HERE to brush up your kid’s smiles at Amazon I remember a time when having an electric toothbrush was considered lazy. These days though they are considered, by all oral healthcare professionals, to be the only way to really get your teeth…

Kids Sonicare Electric Toothbrush & Two Heads £23.82 @ Amazon

Amazon CURRENTLY have a rather lovely deal on this Kids Sonicare Electric Toothbrush (I say currrently...don't shoot the messenger if they mess around with the price minutes after I've written this!) Click HERE to brush up your  kid's smiles at Amazon I remember a time when having an electric toothbrush was considered lazy. These days…

3mth+ Calprofen Sachets £1 @Asda

If you have a little person in your life, the chances are that you're already well acquainted with Calprofen. It's an indispensable part of many parents' lives and medicine cupboards and you can stock up on it now at Asda, with 12 x 5ml sachets for £1. Click here to check out the deal at…

Heidi  

Review: Napiers

Review: Napiers

If you're an expectant Mum you're probably that little bit more cautious than usual about what you put in your body and on your skin. Pregnancy can make you more sensitive to side-effects from your usual lotions and potions, and yet many expectant mums find themselves buying new products specifically aimed at pregnant women in…

Heidi  

Review: www.graze.com

I'm ridiculously over-excited about this review. Apologies in advance for gushing. All too rarely, an email pops into my inbox offering me something for nothing. This week, it was a discount code for a company I'd never heard of before called graze.com. I LOVE the premise behind this clever little outfit. For just £2.99 a…