Health

15 Best Everyday Sunscreens For Your Face

When it comes to choosing the best sunscreens for your face, it’s essential to invest in a product that offers broad-spectrum protection against both UVA and UVB rays.

Shop The Safest Natural Sun Creams For Kids (And You)

If you’re looking for the safest natural sun creams for kids that are also kind to the environment, we’ve got you covered.

Your Guide To The January Detox: Recipes & Must-Read Tips For Healthy Eating

The more consistent you can be with your diet, and introduce small changes in the new year, the better results you will see, and the more sustainable it will be for you. Then the better you begin to feel, the more you are likely to continue.

Vitamin D: Is Your Family Soaking Up Enough Sunshine?

Family wellness check: are you getting enough vitamin D?

Parental Control, Ep 96: All Things Pelvic Floor With Expert Clare Bourne

Founder of My Baba Leo Bamford welcomes pelvic health physiotherapist and author Clare Bourne to the show to learn about the importance of the pelvic floor.

How To Navigate Menopause: Symptoms, Treatments & Support

The average age of menopause in the UK is 51, but it can generally occur anywhere between 45 and 55 years of age.

Encopresis In Kids: Causes, Diagnosis And How To Cope

Encopresis in kids is an often misunderstood condition, characterised by involuntary soiling beyond the age of toilet training, which can leave parents feeling lost More

The Benefits Of Collagen During Pregnancy: Is It Really Good For You?

Are collagen supplements safe to take during pregnancy? We talk to the experts at Absolute Collagen to find out.

Croup And Children: Everything You Need To Know

Croup is most common in 1-3 year olds because their windpipe is particularly small in relation to their size so even a small amount of inflammation can restrict their breathing. 

Best Treatments For Baby Eczema: Everything You Need To Know

If you’re looking for baby eczema treatments, and ways to soothe your little one, medical scientist and founder of The Womb Effect, Dr Nauf AlBendar, is here to tell you everything you need to know.

What Is Perimenopause? Signs, Symptoms, Treatments & Lifestyle Changes

Many women begin to experience a range of common symptoms such as hot flushes, vaginal dryness, changes in mood, brain fog, digestive issues and poor sleep, amongst others.

5 Signs That Led Me To Seek An ADHD Assessment At 29

Alice Gendron, the author behind “The Mini ADHD Coach,” dives into the reasons behind her decision to undergo an adult ADHD assessment.

8 Essential Vitamins You Need To Know

In this guide, we’ll explore some of the essential vitamins within their collection, highlighting their benefits and demonstrating how seamlessly they can be integrated into your healthy lifestyle.

Notice Your Hair Changing During Pregnancy And Postpartum? Here’s Why

Dr Albena Kovacheva’s insights into what you can potentially expect to happen to your hair during pregnancy and after giving birth.

Epigenetic Mesotherapy: The Future Of Anti-Ageing Skincare?

A unique aesthetic solution for preventing photo and chronological aging of skin at the cellular level.

18 Alcohol-Free Summer Sips

Check out this collection of non-alcoholic tipples and beverages, so you can embrace the summer sun with a special glass in hand!

Everything You Need to Know About Baby Teeth

Different children react in different ways to teething, just bear in mind that it is a normal physiological process, and any discomfort is quite transient.

Best Baby Room Thermometers

Keeping your baby’s room between 16 and 20 degrees at all times is vital to their safety and comfort, whether it’s during the day or at night.

How To Check Breasts: When To Be Concerned, When To See Your GP

NHS GP Doctor Dr Raj Arora shares the low-down on symptoms of breast cancer, what to look out for and when to get help. 

In Review: CurrentBody Skin LED Neck and Dec Perfector

Loved by Kourtney Kardashian, Olivia Colman and Wayne Goss to name but a few, this gentle silicone LED mask is specially designed for your chest and neck.

Parental Control, Ep 86: Why Women Over 40 Can’t Lose Weight

Ellie Thompson welcomes over 40’s women’s personal trainer Gabrielle O’Hare to the show to discuss why it’s so hard for women to lose weight over 40.

Parental Control, Ep 85: Skincare Solutions For Teens and Tweens With My Olivanna’s Founder Janine Summers

Founder of My Olivanna Janine Summers shares advice on the best skincare products for teens and tweens, as well as expert advice on acne, blackheads and other common skin complaints in children and young adults. 

12 Vitamin C Serums + Why This Powerful Antioxidant Is The Holy Grail Of Skincare

Vitamin C face serums have risen in popularity in recent years, and the reason why is simple: they provide a huge range of benefits. More

How To Exercise In Tune With Your Menstrual Cycle

Cycle syncing can help you achieve the maximum benefit from your workout.

Delivering The Placenta: What To Expect

Often referred to as the third stage of labour, after delivering the baby, the final stage is to deliver the placenta, commonly known as the ‘afterbirth.’

The Doctors Guide to Hay Fever

Everything You Need To Know About Hay Fever

If you or your child are one of the many hay fever sufferers, understanding a little more about its triggers and treatments could make life a lot more pleasant this spring.

The Difference Between Endometriosis and Adenomyosis

Dr. Raj Arora shares the difference between endometriosis and adenomyosis with this in-depth article Endometriosis affects 1 in 10 women and those assigned female More

Period Power! Modibodi Launches ‘Design A Pair, Get A Pair’ Competition

Global absorbent apparel brand Modibodi announces its first-ever global youth design competition.

Parental Control, Ep 76: All Things Gut Health With Nutrition Expert Rebecca Traylen

Leonora welcomes Probio7’s Nutrition Expert Rebecca Traylen to the podcast to discuss gut health. “I could talk about gut health until the cows come More

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How To Beat The January Blues With A Healthy Diet

A guide to the foods you should be stocking up on this winter. 

How To Make Healthy Choices This Christmas – 10 Top Tips To Remember

For a healthy Christmas this year, Holistic Health Coach Louise Murray is on hand with some expert tips for the festive season.

Best Caffeine Eye Creams To Banish Dark Circles

With party season underway, Caffeine eye creams are trending right now.

Are Anti-Ageing Skincare Products Going Out Of Fashion?

Three skincare experts share their views about anti-ageing skincare products and the best non-invasive procedures out there.

Eczema: How Do I Stop My Baby Itching?

Scratching, while a natural reaction, can become a damaging habit, so it’s important to take steps to manage the condition.

Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease

Does Your Child Have Hand, Foot And Mouth? Find Out Here

Dr Lucy Ansell debunks the myths about hand, foot and mouth and offers some basic advice on how to tackle it.

How To Deal With Constipation In Infants And Toddlers

The exact cause of constipation is not fully understood, but is mostly due to a combination of factors.

Childhood Illness: 5 Ways To Protect Your Under 5s This Winter

As this is the first winter without pandemic restrictions in two years, you and your children may be more susceptible to the usual childhood More

No Tricks, Just Treats! Why It’s OK For Children To Overindulge This Halloween

Rather than limiting sweets and feeling guilty about how much children are eating, here is what we should be doing.

Ways Pregnant And Postpartum Women Can Strengthen And Look After Their Backs

Chiropractor Dr. Stefaan Vossen shares his expert advice on strengthening and looking after your back through pregnancy and beyond.

Why Pregnant Women Should Check They’ve Had The MMR Vaccine

It is important for women to get the MMR vaccine before they get pregnant, to reduce the risk of them becoming infected with measles, mumps, and rubella.

How To Boost Your Immune System This Winter

Why is the immune system so important? What are the possible causes of low immunity, and which foods should I be eating and avoiding? What are the best supplements to take for improved immunity?

4 Simple Ways To Support Your Kids’ Health

Small changes can go a long way in keeping your child well throughout the winter months.

Organic September: 15 Items To Add To Your Weekly Shop

To celebrate Organic September, we’ve come up with 15 must-have organic swaps to add to your weekly Ocado shop.

Breakfast, Lunch & Snack Ideas: Tips For A Healthy Back To School Routine

If you’re looking for breakfast, lunchbox and snack ideas for the whole family, we’ve got some simple tips for a healthy back-to-school diet.

How To Talk To Your Young Children About Dementia

Fran Vandelli, Dementia Lead for Bupa Care Services shares how best to explain a dementia diagnosis to our children and the importance of being transparent.

Introducing Baba West Strawberry Fruit Bears

Use the discount code MYBABABEARS to get a 10% discount on up to 3 packs of Fruit Bears.

C-Section Pain: What Normal, What’s Not And How To Cope

Dr Deepak Ravindran on c-section pain, what to expect, what’s normal, and how to cope with Caesarean pain and complications after birth.

New Finds + Tried & Tested Summer Skincare Products Worth The Hype

Summer might seem like an easy-going time of year for your skin, but you’ll need to step up your game for that perpetual glow, so it’s time to take notes.

10 Things You Need To Know About Bowel Cancer

Mr Colin Elton, Consultant Colorectal Surgeon at The Wellington Hospital, part of HCA Healthcare UK gives us the low-down on bowel cancel. 

14 Home Remedies For Hay Fever

If you’re struggling with a runny nose, itchy eyes, congestion and sneezing, check out this round-up of 14 great home remedies worth trying. Good luck!

Children’s Bone Health: Common Fractures And Ways To Build Strong Bones

Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedic and Limb Reconstruction Surgeon Mr Jonathan Wright gives us the low-down on children’s bone health

The Classic Hybrid SmartWatch You’ll Love To Wear

An attractive hybrid smartwatch that combines a traditional watch face with some of the smartest tech available, this is a can-do wearable you’re going to love for its brains, brawn and aesthetic appeal.

What Is The Best Pregnancy Supplement And When Should I Start Taking It?

Pregnancy or prenatal supplements are specially formulated to contain the vitamins and minerals you need to support you and your developing baby.

Key Signs Your Child Might Be Suffering From A Virus And What You Should Do

Despite the onset of the summer months, in the last few months, there has been a significant rise in the number of children seeking medical attention for what were usually mild winter viruses, such as RSV, bronchiolitis, the common cold and paraflu.

Best Online Exercises Classes (Plus Prenatal Options) To Get Fit This Year

If you’re still figuring out how to honour that all-important New Year’s resolution of getting fit, we’ve got just the solution for you: get More

January Goals: Spin From The Comfort Of Your Own Home With Online Classes From Echelon

This smart bike comes with a year’s free membership and access to thousands of live and on-demand cycling classes led by world-class instructors, so you’ll never have to pay out for a gym subscription again.

At-Home Exercise Equipment To Keep You Fit And Healthy

Check out this fabulous selection of home fitness equipment perfect for a home workout.

What Should I Include In My Child’s First Aid Kit?

Firework season is here so staying safe and being aware of risks is a priority. Have you checked your child’s first aid kit lately? More

Tooth Whitening: How To Safely Achieve That Perfect Smile

Can you ever safely whiten your teeth at home? Dr Saul Konviser from Montagu Dental talks us through the safest ways to whiten teeth and what you can do at home to prevent the discolouration of your teeth.

Periods: Why Every Woman Needs To Know About Cycle Syncing

Bloss, the home of parenting experts introduce reflexologist and female health specialist Meg Murray Jones to discuss cycle syncing. What IS cycle syncing, and More

Essential Breast Health Awareness Campaign For New AND Expecting Mamas

Do you know how to check for what’s normal, and what’s not? The stats show that 1 in 3000 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer during pregnancy alone.

What Are The Symptoms Of Bronchiolitis And Who Is Most At Risk?

Bronchiolitis is a lower respiratory tract infection that commonly affects babies and young children under 2 years old.

What Is Clubfoot? And What Does A Utero Diagnosis Of Clubfoot Mean For My Child?

Clubfoot, also known as talipes equinovarus, is a highly treatable congenital birth defect that results from abnormal development of the muscles, tendons, and bones of the foot.

Are You A ‘Clencher’? Find Out How Botox Can Help Bruxism

Can help Botox help Bruxism? Editor Ellie Thompson takes a personal look at how new online platform UNNDOO is coming to the rescue of teeth grinders and jaw clenchers all over London and beyond.

Are You Mole Aware? A Guide To Moles And What To Look Out For

Although damage to the skin from the sun cannot be reversed, you can take steps to prevent yourself from further damage.

Leonora’s Story: Broken Bones And What Every Parent Needs To Know

As my eldest jumped up, it looked like my youngest put his arm out and ‘snap’. I ran to him, had a look and immediately thought it was broken.

Why We Need to Be Talking About Endometriosis. Now.

Due to the taboo and lack of awareness, endometriosis remains under-diagnosed and festers for many years, causing scarring that is not just internal, but also psychological.

What IS Long Covid? What Are The Symptoms And When Will I Recover?

What is long Covid and when will I recover? What are the symptoms of long Covid and what can I do to get better?

Is Your Partner’s Sperm Healthy? 5 Tips To Build And Boost Sperm Health

Whether you’re dealing with a low count, poor motility or morphology, there is always room for improvement when it comes to the intrinsic and genetic status of the sperm

CORONAVIRUS: How Will The New Strain Affect Our Children?

The good news is that despite higher transmissibility, there is no evidence yet that the new form of the virus is a greater threat to children’s health.

Sophrology: A Gentle Method to Overcome Stress

A new wellbeing buzzword has been going around for the past few years in the UK: Sophrology. The word comes from Greek SOS, PHREN, LOGOS, namely “the science of consciousness in harmony”.

8 Possible Reasons Your Baby Has Colic + Tips On What You Can Do

In real terms, colic is a sweeping diagnosis given to a baby that is excessively crying. It is important to understand that colic is not a condition itself, rather a collection of symptoms.

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Bowel Cancer 

Bowel cancer is the second most common cause of cancer death in the UK with an increasing number of diagnoses being made in those under the age of 50.

7 Top Tips To Help Banish Cellulite For Summer And Beyond…

There are a few things you can do to help support your body in moderating the factors that cause cellulite to form and stay.

CORONAVIRUS: How To Boost Immunity & Tips On What To Do If You Catch It

Video tips by Naturedoc’s Lucinda Miller on how to boost your immunity to stay healthy during the pandemic, and important advice on what to do if you catch coronavirus.

15 Minute Yoga Inspired Core Exercises To Do At Home

Fire up your core with five of my favourite yoga-inspired core burning drills.  Theses exercises will help you build strength, power up your practice and work up a sweat.  No need for gym equipment, just roll out your mat and put on some awesome tunes.

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How To Talk To Your Children About Coronavirus

Rumours and misinformation have been circulating to such an extent that social media platforms have taken a stand to direct people towards reliable information rather than facilitate click-bait links to scaremongering fake articles.

Everything You Need To Know About Ectopic Pregnancies

What is ectopic pregnancy? This is a term used when a pregnancy is implanted outside the womb. The normal site of implantation is within More

6 Reasons You Need To Look Into Acupressure Massage

What are the benefits of acupresure massage? We take a look at the Pranamat ECO, offering a range of benefits from physical to wellbeing.

7 Must-Book Treatments For London Mamas This Mother’s Day

To celebrate the London mama in your life this Mother’s Day, why not choose an at-home treatment from new London concierge service Motherly Needs?

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6 Delicious and Healthy Recipes To Beat Belly Bloat

Six incredibly healthy recipes for those who feel they’ve over indulged this Christmas. Recipes for January’s health kick to beat the belly bloat!

Recommended Top Five Birth Control Methods

Are you wondering which birth control method is best for you? We outline the top five options when it comes to contraception, and the pros and cons of each.

Should My Child Have The Flu Vaccine?

The flu vaccination can be given to children between the ages of 6 months to 17 years. Those aged 6 months to 2 years and those 11-17 years need only to have it (by injection) if they are in a medical risk group.

Can This Gadget Really Reverse The Effects of Childbirth?

The Tightra purports to ‘rejuvenate’ the vagina at home. The technology is a home-version of the heat tech that clinics use.

10 Solutions for Kids’ Insect Bites & Stings

If you and the family are about to jet off for your summer holiday, or are even just heading out the day, don’t forget to shop and pack solutions for insect bites and stings, as well as repellent. Here’s selection of the best on the market. 

First Aid: What To Do if Your Baby is Choking

You will know if your baby is choking if they are unable to cough, cry or breathe. In this case you should follow these steps…

How Old is Your Pelvic Floor? A Must-Read Solution for Bladder Weakness

For years, women have been finding creative and secretive ways to manage the condition, living in fear of embarrassing accidents and avoiding sport, leisure and personal situations because of it. The truth is that 1 in 3 women experience this problem; a mind-blowing statistic that makes you wonder why more hasn’t been done to find a solution.

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Top 10 Tips for Managing Postnatal Depression

Mind coach, counsellor and author Anna Williamson on how to manage postnatal depression.

Six Safe Exercises For a Strong, Active Pregnancy

These bodyweight and resistance-based exercises will specifically strengthen the muscles that are most compromised during pregnancy.

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Best Exercises for Common Post-Birth Issues

MAMAWELL’s Rosie Stockley outlines the main ‘issues’ post-pregnancy, and the most beneficial exercises to do in the postnatal period.

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Ovarian Cancer: What You Should Know

The symptoms of ovarian cancer can be similar to those of other conditions, so it is important to understand what to look for.

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Perfect Pampering Products to Treat Yourself This February

Whether you’re preparing for romance this Valentine’s Day or just need an excuse for some me-time, why not indulge in one of these pamper products?

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The Best Vegan Beauty Products to Revamp Your Make-Up Bag

Here’s my pick of the best in vegan make-up and beauty, and the best bit – it’s all really affordable.

New Food and Drink Products For A Healthy January

If you’re on a health kick this January there are some great new food and drink products you and your family should try. From tasty organic meals for weaning babas to gluten and grain free crisps, check out this delicious selection.  

Children and Sugar

Why is Sugar So Bad for My Children?

Author of The Sugar Detox Plan Dr Mosetter talks to us about sugar and children, and dangers of consuming too much.  Why is sugar so More

How to Deal with The “Nitty Gritty“ Parts of Pregnancy

Every woman is different and each pregnancy differs from one to another.  Some mothers get most symptoms, find pregnancy quite uncomfortable while others experience less discomforts and “bloom” throughout their pregnancy. Neither circumstance is an indication of the outcome of pregnancy.

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How To Keep Your Little Ones Happily Hydrated

Getting young toddlers and children to drink tap water can often be tricky, so when I came across AQUA Carpatica Kids, a new, nitrate free mineral water that has won awards for its taste, I was keen for my daughter to give it a try.

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Top 10 Things You Need to Know About Measles

Suddenly measles is all over the news again as sadly cases in Europe this year have hit a record high with 41,000 people affected. More

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Is CBD Oil Good for Stress?

There’s no doubt that cannabis supplements are hitting the headlines this year and that CBD (cannabidiol), a major component of cannabis plants, is causing a health revolution. But what are the facts about these popular food supplements? Are cannabis-derived oils legal? Do they help health or just get you ‘high’?

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Autism in Babies: Watch Out for These Key Signs

There are many early signs of autism, most notably the absence of meeting developmental milestones. However, for first time parents who have no benchmarks to compare their baby to, the deficits in developments may be very subtle and hard to identify.

Debunking The Top Contraceptive Myths

Debunking The Top 10 Contraceptive Myths

I’ve met several sensible adults who believe myths about how to avoid unwanted pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections. It’s time to set the record straight and separate the truth from the speculation.

10 Probiotics You Should Try This Month

Probiotics should be a part of regular part of your diet. There are plenty of naturally probiotic-rich foods out there that can regulate gut bacteria. 

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Did You Know These 5 Important Things About Your Smear Test?

The importance of regular smears cannot be overestimated. In the UK, approx 9 cases of cervical cancer are diagnosed every day.

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Simple and Effective Exercises Busy Mamas Can Do at Home

Are you a busy mum with no time for gyms or classes? Then try these simple and effective exercises in the comfort of your own home.

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All You Need To Know About The Flu Vaccine During Pregnancy

The lergy. It’s definitely that time of year! I don’t know about you, but I’ve already been struck down with two viruses back to More

How To Sleep Safely During Pregnancy

We speak to Marina Fogle from The Bump Class on the #SleepOnSide campaign and the link between sleeping supine (on back) in late pregnancy and stillbirth.

The #TBT Repost: How To Survive The Winter With Natural Immune Support

The change of seasons often signals the onset of coughs and colds. With the help of Christine Bailey, we look at how to have a strong natural immune system.

Can Reflexology Benefit Children?

Whenever I go to see my clients for reflexology, their children will often watch with interest and wonder what is happening. They soon realise More

Call the Midwife: Zita West’s Top Tips for Labour

Zita West, midwife to many an A-lister, and author of the Zita West Pregnancy Companion shares her tips for preparing for labour.

Everything You’ve Always Wanted To Know About Ovulation

Fertility expert Zita West answers the most frequently asked questions on ovulation.

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Organic Oils To Celebrate Fairtrade Fortnight

2017’s Fairtrade Fortnight runs from the 27th February until 12th March, and we are super excited! We love brands that are eco friendly, contain More

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Overnight Skincare Creams for A New Year and A New You

Feeling a little tired from the hustle and bustle and partying of the festive season? Us Too! Sometimes your tiredness can translate to your More

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Fitness Fashion To Kick Start Your New Year

Eaten a little bit too much over the festive season? Who knows how many mince pies I’ve snacked on and how many glasses of More