littlemore charity volunteers sorting out items

 

Littlemore Charity

Laura Howard established Littlemore in March 2013, after hearing a passing comment from her midwife about how some babies born in Auckland hospitals were sent home in baby-sized hospital gowns as their families had no clothes for them. “As the mum of a newborn myself, my heart was touched and I couldn’t forget that conversation”. Laura Howard – Founder Over …

 

raspberries in a bowl beside raspberry tea

 

Does Raspberry Tea Help With Labour?

Wendyl originally mentioned this in her book Mother’s Little Helper. Here’s some updated information … The reason for its popularity among mums-to-be is that it’s thought drinking raspberry leaf tea can help to strengthen the uterus wall, with the potential benefit of speeding up labour. Raspberry leaf tea is a type of herbal tea that has a number of benefits …

 

baby in bath with shampoo on head

 

Do You Really Need Baby Shampoo?

This excerpt is from Wendyl’s book Recipes For A Cleaner Life, it discusses how important it is to keep toxins in shampoo away from your baby. Babies don’t need to have their hair shampooed, and many of the baby shampoos available on the supermarket shelves have ingredients such as artificial colourings and fragrances that I wouldn’t put near me, let …

 

fingers pulling out a babywipe from a pack

 

Are Commercial Baby Wipes Ok?

New babies can require up to eight changes a day, and with most changes comes the need for baby wipes. They’re quick and convenient, but what about all that packaging and the harmful chemicals that most commercial wipes contain? Conventional baby wipes are a leading cause of nappy rashes and allergic reactions. However, if you opt for a natural option like our Baby …