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Third Trimester
13/02/2024
What Does a Mucus Plug Look Like?
Losing your mucus plug can be a sign that labour may be on its way! It is a good idea to familiarise yourself with what a mucus plug looks like and its role in pregnancy! So that when the time comes, you know what you're looking for. What Is a Mucus Plug?The mucus plug is a thick piece of mucus that blocks the opening of your cervix during your pregnancy. It begins to form around week seven of pregnancy. The mucus plug acts as a barrier between your vagina and your uterus. It forms a seal at the
Buying Advice
20/02/2024
What To Look When Choosing a Travel Cot
When it comes to purchasing essentials for your little ones, safety is understandably a top priority. But that doesn’t mean you have to compromise on affordability.  In this article, we’ll explore safety regulations that travel cots must adhere to here in the UK and Europe. Understanding Safety Regulations When looking for a travel cot, it’s understandable that safety is a top priority. Unfortunately the world we live in, more expensive brands (no matter what the product) is marketed as safer, m
Pregnancy Symptoms and Challenges
15/02/2024
Sciatica During Pregnancy: What You Need To Know
Back pain in pregnancy is pretty common; although frustrating and uncomfortable, it is usually put down to general aches and pains that come with growing a tiny human!  However, if you’re experiencing sharp, shooting pains down your back, into your hips and the backs of your legs, it may be something more.  If you are experiencing the latter, you may be suffering from sciatica.  What Is Sciatica? Sciatica usually only affects one side of your body, and pain usually originates in the back or your
Best Buys
19/02/2024
8 Reliable Baby Thermometers To Keep Your Baby Safe
Looking for the best thermometer for your little one? We've picked out the top thermometers that will help you measure your baby's temperature with ease and accuracy.
Essential Checklists
29/02/2024
Your Breastfeeding Essentials
Are you just getting started on your breastfeeding journey, and feeling a bit lost on what you'll need? Breastfeeding can be an amazing experience with your baby, but it's important to have everything in place and ready to go for when they arrive.

Here are some of the most useful breastfeeding essentials out there that we think will make your life a little easier as you embark on your breastfeeding journey.
Pregnancy Mental Health and Wellbeing
01/03/2024
7 Things That Mums Wish They’d Had More Advice On During Pregnancy
Pregnancy is an exciting journey, but it's also a time that comes with a lot uncertainty and questions, especially as a first time parent. At Your Baby Club, we want to help mums get the answers and advice they need, when they need it. We asked our members which topics they wished they’d had more guidance on throughout pregnancy, and here’s what they said…1. What Contractions Feel LikeBefore you’ve experienced child birth, it’s hard to imagine what contractions will feel like! But, understanding
Buying Advice
27/02/2024
7 Essential Things to Consider When Buying a Family Car
As a new or expecting parent, navigating the world of family cars can feel like an exciting yet sometimes overwhelming journey with so many options. Finding the perfect fit for your growing family is a great step to take, but it requires careful consideration of various factors.  From size to safety, there’s lots of things that play a role in finding the perfect family car that ensures your family's comfort, convenience, and safety on the road.  Click here to find out how to get your £100 Amazon
baby
26/02/2024
5 Things Every Expectant Parent Should Know About Newborns
When we’re pregnant it’s easy to get wrapped up in birth plans and labour techniques and almost forget what comes next — bringing home a tiny new human to care for! Those first few days and weeks are magical. But they can also be really, really hard.  At Wish I'd Known, we crowdsource real experiences – anonymously – from a large group of parents of 0–3-year-olds. And we’ve learnt a lot about the nuances of newborn life.   Here are some insights into lesser talked about, yet common, experiences
Reviews
12/02/2024
Lovevery Storyteller Play Kit Review
I was asked to review a Lovevery Play Kit. The idea is that you choose a specific box that relates to your child's age so that it is tailored to their developmental needs at that moment in time. The boxes are available at three monthly segments, so that it follows the progress your child makes as they get older. My daughter's age meant that the box we selected was "The Storyteller Play Kit" which is designed for children aged from 40 - 42 months.This play kit was reviewed by Thomas, a dad in his
Baby Sleep Tips
12/02/2024
5 Things Every New Parent Should Know About Sleep
Sleep (or the quest for it) is probably the most talked about topic amongst new parents. It can completely take over your world.At Wish I'd Known, we gather real experiences – anonymously – from a large group of parents of 0–3-year-olds, across a broad range of topics. Parents then get to see what the rest of the community said. As you would expect, we’ve asked a lot of questions around sleep!Here's the scoop, straight from the heart of our community. And it may not be what you might expect.Ther
Best Buys
15/02/2024
10 Travel Cots You Need For Stress-Free Travel
Looking for the best travel cot for your little one? We've got you covered! We understand the importance of providing a safe and comfortable space for your baby to sleep while you're on the move. That's why we've put together this round-up of the top travel cots on the market.
Best Buys
14/02/2024
Best Nappy Rash Creams
When it comes to taking care of your little one, finding the best cream for nappy rash is a must. We understand the struggle of navigating through endless options and conflicting advice. That's why we've rounded up the top creams that will keep your baby's bottom happy and rash-free!
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