Financial help for parents of new babies has arrived!
Pregnancy Bump & Baby
by Maraya Robinson
2M ago
If you’re having a baby, you’re in for a financial boost – an extra $60 a week in your bank account through the new Best Start payment. Its purpose is to help Kiwi families give their babies the best start in life possible through easing some of the financial pressure new parents face, particularly if you’re on one income now, or if you’re on parental leave. We think it’s an awesome idea, but of course, we have questions – and in order to help you understand Best Start better, we went right to the source to get you some answers. Unfortunately, we couldn’t get an interview with the P ..read more
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Embracing All Bumps | Maternity Active Wear
Pregnancy Bump & Baby
by Maraya Robinson
2M ago
Looking for cute and comfortable maternity activewear? You’ve found it. Launched by sisters Carena and Bex West in 2017, CLIQUE is not just another activewear brand. Focused on fostering an inclusive, supportive, encouraging environment for all women, no matter the stage they are on in their fitness journey, CLIQUE began with simple compression tights and has now expanded into a huge size-inclusive range of tights, bras, shorts and more. This year the sisters embarked on a new journey and launched CLIQUE Maternity to provide comfort and style for pregnant and postpartum mamas. How it started ..read more
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How to Stay Motivated with your Baby Book
Pregnancy Bump & Baby
by Maraya Robinson
2M ago
As parents, we know those early days are fleeting. We try to capture as much of them as we can – first smiles, first laugh, first steps – we fill our phones with photos and scroll through them as our babies grow. While those photos tell part of the story, there’s so much more to remember, and many of us wish to also create a Baby Book to fill with all the little memories. If you’re planning on starting a Baby Book, or you need help being consistent with it, here are some tips to staying motivated (from the Mum so obsessed with baby journals, she’s turned them into her full time job). As with ..read more
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Wardrobes Online | No-fuss Nursery Storage
Pregnancy Bump & Baby
by Maraya Robinson
3M ago
Clothes, linen, booties, nappies – how does one small human need so much? Here are five simple ideas for nursery storage from Wardrobes Online. When planning the layout of your baby’s room, choose furniture pieces that are versatile and will stand the test of time. Having an established wardrobe organiser built inside a wardrobe not only makes it easier to keep things tidy, but it also takes away the need for bulky bedroom furniture taking up precious space. Here are some top nursery storage ideas to create a practical and effective space. Drawer Tower Having drawers inside the wardrobe means ..read more
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Mammas Milk Bar – Superfoods for Supermums
Pregnancy Bump & Baby
by Maraya Robinson
3M ago
Natural, healthy support for pregnancy and postpartum by Kiwi mum and owner of Mamma’s Milk Bar, Wendy Poon. When Auckland mum-of-twoWendy Poon gave birth to her first child, she found that breastfeeding wasn’t as easy as she thought. Tired and struggling from low milk supply, Wendy searched for natural and healthy ways to boost milk production without relying on sweet lactation treats. Coming up empty-handed and tired of being unable to find a healthier alternative to deliver lactation support, Wendy started making my own blends with and 100% natural ingredients and Mamma’s Milk Bar was born ..read more
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Baby Bunting – The One-Stop Baby Shop
Pregnancy Bump & Baby
by Maraya Robinson
3M ago
The newest addition to Aotearoa’s baby shopping scene, BabyBunting has everything you need for your own new addition. Jessica is already in her third trimester, and yet the baby’s room still remains a twinkle in her eye. Life is busy in her Hobsonville Point townhouse: She has a full- time job in IT, a creative hobby (resin modelling), and an active social life. While she’s looking forward to becoming a mum, she comes from a small family and has never been around babies. “Don’t hate me, but I’m not someone who goes ‘Ooooooohhh!’ when they see tiny booties or a rattle,” she says. “I’m not even ..read more
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Baby Expo bargain hunters! You need to know about these amazing deals
Pregnancy Bump & Baby
by Maraya Robinson
4M ago
Oh, how we love to shop! But when you’re in the market for baby gear, the temptation to spend up large calls for some serious bargain hunting (‘OMG! How beautiful and simple is that nursery set below… I need that!’). We’ve just received the advance details about special deals at the Bay of Plenty Baby Expo (September 24th and 25th, Trustpower Arena, Baypark, Tauranga), so if you’re looking for those must have items like prams, cots, carseats, babycare, nappies and more… Feast your eyes on these! CARIBOO How beautiful are these?!  They are so simple and will go with an ..read more
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Why is newborn baby skin-to-skin contact with dads and non-birthing parents important?
Pregnancy Bump & Baby
by Maraya Robinson
5M ago
Soon after a baby is born, it’s getting more common these days for the father or non-birthing parent to be encouraged to put the newborn directly on their chest. This skin-to-skin contact is often termed “kangaroo care”, as it mimics the way kangaroos provide warmth and security to babies. Mothers have been encouraged to give kangaroo care for decades now and many do so instinctively after giving birth; it has been shown to help mum and baby connect and with breastfeeding. So what does the evidence say about kangaroo care for other parents? A GROWING BODY OF RESEARCH ..read more
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Wilson and Frenchy
Pregnancy Bump & Baby
by Maraya Robinson
7M ago
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Bear & Moo founder’s amazing story
Pregnancy Bump & Baby
by BUMP&baby
8M ago
Bear & Moo founder and mum-of-two Hannah Porter’s story is one of resilience and reliability.  I am sitting in the room where it started”, says mum of two Hannah Porter as we chat over Zoom for this story. She’s talking about a small bedroom in her home where she packed and labelled cloth nappies, then dispatched them to the first customers who heard about her business for little bums, Bear & Moo. After two premature births and a desire to form an e-commerce business rather than head back to a career in event planning and management, Hannah turned her frustration of not bein ..read more
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