Welcome to our blog where you will find a range of features, articles and and contributions on all things to do with pregnancy, babies and motherhood that we are passionate about!
Baby massage is truly a gift at our fingertips and massaging our babies regularly provides a range of benefits. We have put together the MamaBabyBliss A-Z of what a difference baby massage can make to you and your baby.
Have you prepared body and mind for labour and birth ? We have compiled our top labour tips and products for you, during this special time. Be excited, its your babys birthday!
We decided to do the course as I loved MamaBabyBliss pregnancy yoga and the ethos of the company. We don’t live near family and don’t have any experience with babies and so I wanted to be as prepared as possible, whilst involving Bailey in a non-intimidating way.
When we massage our babies, we also help release the hormone oxytocin in the baby, which regulates the cortisol or stress levels. In other words baby massage can help relax a tiny one, reducing periods of crying and so aid sleep – welcome news for any new parent. Read our top tips!
I started reading about Melina and the journey that her mother, Demet and family have been through and I was absolutely in awe at the strength, positivity and sheer resilience of this woman, not to mention her love and devotion to her beautiful little girl Melina.
• In the UK, approximately 100 children are born with this rare disease each year.
• One in every 6,000 - 10,000 babies are born with the condition.
• At any one time it is thought that there are between 2,000 – 2,500 children and adults in the UK living with SMA.
I am not a moaning kind of person but lately, I have been moaning. I have been whinging that am not feeling Christmassy because basically the world’s a mess and it’s too warm. Then last night I went to Alana’s nativity play....
Yesterday, I read about a survey from The Baby Show where in a study of 1,000 mums, 60% of women said they suffered from the ‘baby blues’. Almost 23% of the women suffered from postnatal depression and of those over half (60%) said they didn’t receive the support they needed.
Stuck with ideas of how to bring extra revenue into your salon? With an increase in the birth rate, especially in the over 35’s, there are more women with extra disposable income looking for good quality pregnancy massage treatments as a treat for themselves. Salons are now starting to realise that this is an important untapped market and will open the doors to a new customer base.
So rumours are a flurry that Kate may be induced. Before resorting to that measure, we’ve put together a couple of tips that she and Will can try to help get things moving. Thinking about it, induction or not, we think this makes for a lovely ‘night-in’ before baby number two arrives and things get really busy.
MamaBabyBliss will be attending the Work and Family Show on 20-22 February at London's Excel.
In this blog, which we posted last year, our regional teacher Suzy Sawford explains how her career at MamaBabyBliss has literally changed her life, giving her the freedom to run her own business and spend quality time with her beloved family.
Having a baby is the most wonderful but tiring experience. With all the stresses that came with being a new Mum- the broken nights, the constant worry - I was looking for something to help me totally relax. I first took up Yoga as a means of post-natal exercise. What I wasn’t expecting was how it helped other aspects of my life ...
We have won BRONZE in the Loved by Parents 2014 Awards for our Little Bag of Bliss in the Best Innovative Gift category!
We are absolutely DELIGHTED to announce that we have won SILVER in the Mumpreneur Website Awards. The website was considered by three professionals within the online industry who marked your site based on the criteria provided to them by Mumpreneur UK.
We have been shortlisted for two awards in the Loved by Parents 2014 Awards, our Little Bag of Bliss is up for the Best Innovative Gift and Best Gift for New Mum or Dad.
Hundreds and hundreds of products were entered into this years awards from all over the world. Products were tested by a super panel of parents and after months of work, we have made it onto the Loved by Parents awards shortlist.
Maryann is 35 years old. She lost almost all of her sight at 15-years-old and has 4 children Neeshai, 15, Ryus 11, Alanay is 5 and baby Arcani, who is five weeks old. In 2013 Maryann trained with MamaBabyBliss to become as baby massage teacher. Here she shares her inspirational story of how baby massage and positive touch has helped with her connect and bond with her babies.
Simon Hawtrey-Woore is a 45-year-old dad from Walthamstow, London. When not being a dad he’s an Executive Coach. His daughter, Scarlett, is aged nine, and was born on 23 December 2004 6 weeks early and with an undiagnosed syndrome wrapped up as Global Development Delay.
Last Sunday, Simon completed a 5-kilometre race with Scarlett and his family in aid of Great Ormond Street Hospital. We are nominating Simon as our Inspirational Dad to celebrate Father’s Day and to help raise funds and support GOSH. Click here to donate.