journey, to helpgive
love of food,’says
Wean in 15
‘Enjoy a positive birth
experience, with these
simple steps to prepare
your body and your
baby,’ says author
and midwife Marie
Louise on page 22.
If there’s been one silver lining to lockdown
living it’s the chance to press pause, togain
perspective, and to reset priorities. Forme,
having the time for extra cuddles on the
couch with my own two little ones, or tosit
and watch them busy making memoriesin the
garden, has been a tonic in these troubled
times. With plans suddenly put on hold,we’ve
had no choice but to be ‘present’, and tolive
a little more in the moment. And living more
mindfully can begin even before your baby
arrives – turn to page 26 to discover howyou
can have a more mindful pregnancy bytuning
into your body and responding to its needs.
These days of 24/7 childcare aren’t without
their challenges, we know! So turn to page 48
for ingenious tantrum-taming tricks tobring
peace to your day. And don’t miss the brilliant
boredom-busting games on page 83. Of
course, none of this quality family timewould
Get set to
to your day
be possible without the key
workers who selflessly put their own
lives at risk each day caring for those in need –
turn to p116 for our round-up of the best rainbow
buys, in celebration of these everyday heroes!
This month, we also bring you Part 3 in our
exclusive guide to understanding babies’ sleep
(page 58). We all know how vital restful nights
are in those early days – it’s why we’ve launched
the Mother&Baby Gold Collection of mattresses.
Designed to help your baby sleep in the cleanest,
safest environment possible, it means you can
both sleep soundly.
Keep staying safe,
for (^13) issues!
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