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When a parent is struggling with one of the many challenges of caring for a child, this phrase is the last thing they need to hear.
Parents are shelling out almost £400 on baby items they don’t actually need.
There are many positives to being able to breastfeed babies, but we need to get real about the difficulties too.
"I can’t help but reflect on how arduous the first year of motherhood has been. And I’ve got the data to prove it."
The popular parenting brand is marking C-Section Awareness Month with discounts off items like its Postpartum Support Band.
"There is something mind-boggling about it," says dad Phillip Ridgeway, who was just five when the twins were conceived.
There are *huge* savings to be had on carriers, prams, breast pumps and more.
Your mum friends should support you throughout the ups and downs of parenthood — but what if one of them is causing you stress instead of supporting you?
Rationing nappies, cutting the feet off baby grows – how some parents are getting by as the cost of living crisis deepens.
One thing that's certain about birth is unpredictability. But a birth plan is still a useful tool.