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The importance of vitamins and minerals in pregnancy

The importance of vitamins and minerals in pregnancy

The idea that my baby was totally dependent on my body for those first nine very important months of his growth and development, was a major realisation for me. This little “peanut” needed to get all of his basic building blocks from me. He was going to grow from a few small grams to over 2.5 kg in the coming months. So the better my nutritional intake, the better my baby would be able to lay down the foundations of his brain, spinal cord, eyes and bones and, I’d better ensure his ability to grow to a healthy size and reach full term.

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Book review: Powerful by Alicia Thomas-Woolf

Book review: Powerful by Alicia Thomas-Woolf

It’s the start of the new school year and for many children it’s an exciting time. For some though the return to school may be riddled with anxiety and stress, possibly caused by bullying. A parent’s first reaction may be one of rage and anger, no parent wants their child to be the subject of bullying. I’ve come across a lovely book and CD by Alicia Thomas-Woolf that will help parents teach their kids to deal with bullying positively.

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