Parenting

How to get a “better” night’s sleep when you are pregnant – by Sleep Consultant Kathryn Stimpson

My pregnancy went a little bit like this, severe morning sickness from week 3-17, week 17-34 was an emotional rollercoaster, week 35 our little sleep thief greeted us nice and early. During the first 17 weeks of pregnancy I laid in bed all day everyday. Even if I opened an eye, I felt like I …

Premier League Writing Stars – Free resources for primary school teachers

To help drive interest in poetry, the Premier League launched its Writing Stars competition last year to every school in England and Wales. With support from professional football clubs, current and former players, such as Alan Shearer, stars from the entertainment world as well as the National Literacy Trust, the response from children has been …

Research highlights mental health impact of hyperemesis gravidarum

A systematic review of qualitative research on the impact of severe pregnancy sickness published yesterday (1st February 2018) in the British Journal of Midwifery has shown that some women can become suicidal from the severity and long duration of symptoms. The review, which was conducted by Pregnancy Sickness Support (PSS) and researchers at Plymouth University, …

Baby due between January and March? – Plimsoll Productions are looking for expectant parents.

Plimsoll Productions are making a really exciting new documentary series for BBC Wales focusing on six sets of parents across the South of Wales. The series will follow new born babies and their parents over the first 6 months of their lives. Plimsoll Productions will work closely with parents to arrange short, simple filming schedules. The documentary will …

Do you have a baby aged 11 – 19 months – Voltage TV are looking for families

Voltage TV is looking for families with babies aged 11-19 months to take part in a new and exciting show. Voltage TV Productions make ground-breaking TV shows for major broadcasters are currently making a new landmark series for BBC 2 exploring baby development. Under the supervision of experts, babies will take part in fun demonstrations for this …

Baby College – A complete developmental workout

Baby College classes are for babies from birth to 3 years. Classes include a carefully designed mixture of physical, multi-sensory and cognitive games, exercises and activities including music, dancing, signing and much more – all designed to cover every aspect of your child’s development. The structured programme provides a complete developmental workout. It helps to …