Author: Emma Wheeler

10 Top Sleep Tips for the Clock Change (29th October at 2am)

Worried about losing sleep when the clocks go back? While much of the population will enjoy an extra hour in bed, anyone with young children will know that the autumn clock change can play havoc with their sleep routines. If you’re dreading early mornings and unsettled bedtimes, there are some simple steps you can take to help your little one sync with the new season. Dave Gibson, Warren Evans bed makers’ sleep expert is a qualified naturopath, osteopath and hypnotherapist. Here, he provides top sleep tips for helping children adjust to the extra hour. 1. BED TIME Moving bedtime...

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Women in preterm labour to be offered antibiotics for Group B Strep

Women who go into labour before 37 weeks of pregnancy should be offered antibiotics to prevent the onset of Group B Streptococcal (GBS), say new guidance. According to updated information published by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG), as well as being offered antibiotics for Group B Strep, pregnant women should also be provided with information about GBS and the signs of an infection in babies. What is GBS? GBS is the most frequent cause of severe infection in babies less than seven days old (early-onset). Many babies come into contact with GBS during birth as it is a...

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FREE Wizarding Week at London Designer Outlet

Is your little witch or wizard ready for some magic? The London Designer Outlet (LDO), a fashion and lifestyle outlet centre at Wembley Park, is calling on all wizarding fans to venture into an enchanted world of spells and potions this October half term. In a celebration of everything magic and mystical, LDO are offering FREE spell-binding activities every day on the holidays from Monday 23rd – Sunday 29th October, 11am until 4pm. Wizarding Workshops at LDO Take part in a Wizarding Workshops, where you can make your own wands, learn a variety of thrilling spells, or brew up...

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Dos and Don’ts of commuting during pregnancy

Spending the day on a hot and crowded train is a stressful experience for anyone, but experts have expressed concerns that a stressful commute can put mums and babies at risk. A recent medical study found that stress during pregnancy can not only increase a woman’s own risk of complications, but can also affect the pregnancies of her daughters and granddaughters. To help reduce the stress of the daily commute, experts at the London Bridge Hospital have suggested several ways for you to feel more comfortable and safe when commuting during pregnancy. Sit down as much as possible Even...

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Kidtropolis – the UK’s best event for kids!

Kidtropolis, the UK’s best children’s event is back this October half term and promises to be bigger and better than ever before. Set to take place at ExCeL London from Monday 23rd October – Thursday 26th October 2017, Kidtropolis is a family event aimed at children aged 12 and under and their parents and guardians. The immense programme is packed with live shows, popular children’s characters, exciting entertainment, big brands and a large number of activities. Here’s a sample of what to expect at Kidtropolis 2017: A huge range of brands will be bringing their games to the show,...

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