Top 6 Gifts for Newborns and Young Babies

I was very fortunate to receive some really lovely gifts when I had Rowan. There are many more than just these 7 that we’ve really enjoyed, but if I had to pick favourites these would be it. If you’re shopping around for gifts for a new or young baby, have a look at these! You can also check out my Newborn Essentials post for more ideas.   Gift Ideas for Babies 0 to 6 Months   Zoocchini Receiving Blanket Gift Set These blankets from Zoocchini are my favourite blankets – and we got a lot of blankets! They are 100%…

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Cradle Cap Shampoo: does it work?

When Rowan was 8 weeks old he developed Cradle Cap. I had never heard of this affliction before and it was a bit of a shock to see. Read on to find out what it is and how we treated it!   What is Cradle Cap? Cradle Cap is a skin condition that is common among young babies. It is a type of dermatitis, similar to dandruff in adults, that affects the baby’s scalp (though it can also appear on other areas such as the eyebrows). It creates pale, waxy flakes of skin and, in some cases, red patches, which…

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My Newborn Essentials

As a new mum I was pretty clueless about what items to get for a new baby. I read countless lists of essentials, although many were based in the US and not relevant to UK mums. I was also having my baby in winter, but again, I couldn’t know to what extent this would impact life with a newborn! So the list I’ve made below includes my top 8 newborn essentials that helped me survive my first few weeks. I hope these can help you prepare for your new arrival 😊   My Top 8 Newborn Essentials Newborn Essentials #1:…

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