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Benefits of Bamboo

Автор публикации: Francesca Bachmann, дата:

Benefits of Bamboo

Bamboo fibre is an amazing sustainable material with a wide range of applications. This remarkable and versatile product offers a completely eco-friendly solution to many of our modern needs. Historically, bamboo has been used in Asia for the production of textiles, medicine and paper. Nowadays, thanks to contemporary manufacturing methods, bamboo pulp can be processed into fibres that are later used to create yarn and fabrics. Still not convinced that bamboo isn’t the next big thing? Here are some of the reasons why you may choose bamboo fabric over its conventional counterparts. Antibacterial - keeps you odour free and feeling...

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What is a Muslin?

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What is a Muslin?

    Large muslins have become increasingly popular and are more versatile versions of the smaller muslin square (usually sized 120cm x 120cm). They have a number of uses, including: For swaddling As lightweight baby blankets For feeding (as you would a small muslin square) As breastfeeding covers As liners to go over the top of cot sheets, pram mattresses and moses baskets/sleeping pods To put on the floor during play time in case your baby is sick or over the plastic changing mat to make it more comfortable for your baby. These are just a few of the many uses...

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Nature is at its busiest in spring

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Nature is at its busiest in spring
As this time of year always reminds us of new life, with flowers starting to grow and baby animals about to be born, it reminds me of how lucky we have been to create two beautiful healthy little children after being told we wouldn't be able to do it NATURALLY! but yet we did.

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Scars, Anxiety and IVF

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Scars, Anxiety and IVF
I have been left with a large midline scar which is very obvious. I also have two smaller scars where the drains were placed in my side. I find it very difficult to think or talk about what happened. For the first 18 months -2 years I broke down every time I thought about it.

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My Life with Endometriosis

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My Life with Endometriosis

My life with Endometriosis This week I want to talk about a condition I’ve suffered with for over half my life -  Endometriosis. Endometriosis is a condition that takes over the lives of 1 in 10 women in the UK. The condition occurs when cells similar to the ones that line the womb are found in other areas of the body. Each month these cells react in the same way to those in the womb, building up and then breaking down and bleeding. Unlike the cells in the womb that leave the body as a period, this blood has no way to escape. Not...

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