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.
This selection products are all fabulous eco-friendly alternatives to help lower your carbon footprint, as well as improving your family’s health.
If you’re looking for the safest natural sun creams for kids that are also kind to the environment, we’ve got you covered.
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.
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
Cycle syncing can help you achieve the maximum benefit from your workout.
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.
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
Global absorbent apparel brand Modibodi announces its first-ever global youth design competition.
Skincare expert Cherry Woods shares her advice for mums and mums-to-be suffering with rosacea, and My Baba editor Ellie Thompson reveals her skincare secret weapons to combat the skin condition.
As we age, hyaluronic acid naturally decreases, but the good news is, we can compensate for this deficit to a point through our skincare regime.
This podcast episode breaks the silence around the topic no one is talking about: how to have enjoyable sex after birth.
Becoming a teenager is difficult, but dealing with hormonal skin doesn’t have to be. We round up the best natural products to use on tween skin.
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
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.
A guide to the foods you should be stocking up on this winter.
For a healthy Christmas this year, Holistic Health Coach Louise Murray is on hand with some expert tips for the festive season.
Three skincare experts share their views about anti-ageing skincare products and the best non-invasive procedures out there.
Scratching, while a natural reaction, can become a damaging habit, so it’s important to take steps to manage the condition.
The exact cause of constipation is not fully understood, but is mostly due to a combination of factors.
Find out why many autistic females often miss out on an autism diagnosis or can be misdiagnosed with other conditions.
Author of Indian SuperMeals: Baby & Toddler Cookbook Zainab Jagot Ahmed talks us through five spices to combat teething pain.
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?
Dr. Ellie Cannon shares her advice on coping with back to school bugs. You can Follow Dr. Ellie Cannon on Insta, @drelliecannon. September for More
Knowing the facts can help in decision-making. Jane Clarke shares all.
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.
In this podcast episode, we discuss Instagram’s new supervision tools and how we can make better use of our time.
Dr Deepak Ravindran on c-section pain, what to expect, what’s normal, and how to cope with Caesarean pain and complications after birth.
Mr Colin Elton, Consultant Colorectal Surgeon at The Wellington Hospital, part of HCA Healthcare UK gives us the low-down on bowel cancel.
Are you amongst the approximately 1 in 6 women in the UK who have Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)? It’s a common gut condition that affects the digestive system and is up to 2.5 times more common in women than it is in men.
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.
Coffee has loads of health benefits and now it’s time up your recycling game and add used coffee grounds to your beauty regime.
From online wills and life insurance to appointing a guardian, My Baba outlines how to plan for your children’s future, in case the worst happens.
It’s important that in cases of miscarriage we do not forget to look at how men are emotionally impacted by this loss and to offer them the support they too, need.
London has a wealth of prenatal and postnatal workout classes to guide you through pregnancy fitness safely, here are our recommendations.
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
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.
Check out this fabulous selection of home fitness equipment perfect for a home workout.
Stay fit and active throughout your pregnancy with one of these pregnancy yoga classes in London with specialist teachers to guide your practice.
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
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.
It is a stressful time, so it should come as no surprise that many of us have been reaching for unhealthy snacks when things get tough. Does this sound familiar?
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
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.
Bronchiolitis is a lower respiratory tract infection that commonly affects babies and young children under 2 years old.
Keeping their immune systems robust is the key to keeping your kids healthy now they’re back at school.
Pregnancy is a long-term journey where your body is changing every day – it would be unnatural and unrealistic to expect things to simply return to ‘normal’ overnight.
Looking after a newborn doesn’t mean you have to neglect an exercise routine. Postnatal fitness classes where your child comes along too are the best way to get into shape after having a baby.
Heavy periods are common, with many women describing their periods as heavy, but it can be difficult to know if your periods are normal or something you should get checked and treatment for.
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.
Janet Lindsay, CEO of Wellbeing of Women joins the podcast to discuss the taboos surrounding the most common women’s health issues.
Although damage to the skin from the sun cannot be reversed, you can take steps to prevent yourself from further damage.
Following press coverage of Naga Munchetty’s harrowing experience, Dr Rebecca Gibbs, Consultant Gynaecologist, at The Portland Hospital explains all.
Super-nutritionist Amanda Hamilton shares her top tips to curb the cravings, reduce your sugar intake and ensure you can maintain a healthy lifestyle with added superfoods.
Lisa King, Refuge shares information on how to spot the signs that you or someone you know may be experiencing domestic abuse and where to go for help.
Award-winning aesthetic nurse Anna Baker tells us everything we need to know about skincare, including the low-down on botox, fillers and retinoids.
In line with National Walk To School Week, we’ve compiled a list of things that’ll encourage and make it easier for you and your family to get active on the school run and beyond.
Registered midwife and founder of My Expert Midwife shares her advice on maternal mental health to help new and expectant mums to understand this distinction and raise awareness of the support available to those who may be suffering with mental health issues.
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.
Article from Bianca Parau, Senior Paediatric Dietitian all about Vitamin D, where it comes from and why it is so important for our kids.
What is long Covid and when will I recover? What are the symptoms of long Covid and what can I do to get better?
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
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.
Exercising doesn’t have to take a chunk of time out of your day. Combine childcare and fitness with this mother and baby workout.
Livia is a portable, wearable device designed to provide instant, drug-free relief from menstrual cramps.
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”.
What you eat and the exercise you do can help to reduce your PMS symptoms and leave you feeling better than ever.
Online Pilates classes by Becca Hull. Check out this introductory video to Pilates and your first free hour’s class here.
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.
There are a few things you can do to help support your body in moderating the factors that cause cellulite to form and stay.
Recommended by over a thousand health professionals, the Elvie trainer is a wearable kegal trainer that works in tandem with its accompanying app.
Stop what you’re doing and take a deep breath. Do not underestimate the power of a deep breath. These precious minutes may be the difference between losing your cool and responding calmly.
Dietitian and cordon bleu chef Jane Clarke shares her advice on how to keep healthy during the coronavirus outbreak in our most recent episode of Parental Control, My Baba’s new podcast.
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.
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.
What are the benefits of acupresure massage? We take a look at the Pranamat ECO, offering a range of benefits from physical to wellbeing.
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?
Okay, so the 20th January is apparently THE day when people cave in on their new year’s resolutions so I’d thought I’d be a doll and put together a quick round-up of the best Amazon Fitbits to motivate you to KEEP GOING.
Vitamin D is something we absorb when our skin is exposed to sunlight but during the winter months, most of us aren’t getting enough of it.
Remember, as a mum, taking five minutes to focus on some self-care can make sure a massive difference and self-care is not just getting your nails done, it can be anything that you consider an act of love towards yourself.
We have all heard of bed bugs but could it be that they’re biting more of us than we realise? One of our readers has been in touch to share her experience.
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.
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.
In my work as a speech and language therapist, I find parents can be very worried about their child having a lisp. In fact, lisps are very common in preschool children and are not a huge cause for concern until after the age of 4 ½ years.
There are many benefits as to why you should introduce gentle exercise into your weekly routine. We outline the positive outcomes of exercising with a newborn.
MAMAWELL’s Rosie Stockley outlines the main ‘issues’ post-pregnancy, and the most beneficial exercises to do in the postnatal period.
The symptoms of ovarian cancer can be similar to those of other conditions, so it is important to understand what to look for.
The 17th February 2019 is National Random Acts of Kindness Day. But what does kindness really mean and where do we start?
It isn’t too late to fulfil your new year’s fitness resolution. Check out the best places to buy maternity leggings, tops, bras and swimsuits to see you through pregnancy and beyond.
It is important to take into consideration a few key things before you start your postnatal fitness journey and the experts at CARiFiT have put together a few pointers and areas to consider to get you back on track safely and effectively.
Nutritionist Gabriela Peacock gives us the low-down on children and sugar, with some top tips for making the right choices.
#BestGiftEver My Diary of a Swelly Belly ended suddenly after I lost my baby this summer, suddenly and tragically, at 33 weeks gestation. I’ve More
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
My son had a very high temperature last week, it spiked in the middle of the night and thank goodness I checked on him More
A recent report in the British Journal of Cancer found that nearly 2,000 women’s lives are saved in England each year as a result More
The gut is best known for its role in digesting food, but it actually does a lot more than that. It absorbs nutrients; works More
Meningitis awareness week begins this week and so I have collated some educational information
You’ve brought baby home and they’re settled in their new home; now it’s time to help your body recover and regain your post-pregnancy strength.
Eating the right foods and following the best diet for great health can sometimes feel like a minefield whatever your age or circumstance; maybe More
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
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’?
For years studies have been showing that stress is linked to fertility – which can lead to a vicious cycle of feeling stressed that More
Sophie Fletcher is the author of ‘Mindful Hypnobirthing’ a clinical hypnotherapist and doula. She lectures at Universities across the UK on hypnosis and mindfulness More
There’s life before being a mum and there’s life after it. We live in a world defined by roles and titles and although we may have many before we have children once we take on the role of mum suddenly everything is different. It’s a small word but it makes everything much bigger.
An expert article by Nicole Freeman from The Kids Kitchen on why breakfast should be the most important meal of the day for your little one.
As mothers, it is always important to remember that we are all different, and all our babies are different. Just because one thing works for one mum, does not mean it will work for everyone.
Founder of Motherkind Zoe Blaskey’s top ten tips on mindfulness; how to enjoy the benefits of feeling more calm, less anxious and guilty.
Dr Preethi Daniel, Clinical Director at London Doctors Clinic gives us some tips for getting kids through the hay-fever season.
Channel 4’s Embarrassing Bodies & Born Naughty Dr Dawn Harper is fronting a new National Day for 2018 – National Bunion Day, today 26th April. More
Children often end up consuming a lot of sugar over the Easter period with lots of chocolate eggs and sweet treats. Here’s how to kick the sugar after the holiday.
Children whose parents and care providers notice the signs of autism within the first few years of life are more likely to receive critical early intervention services. High quality early intervention helps create strong foundations for the continued development of language, cognitive, behavioural, and social skills.
Women’s health charity Wellbeing of Women has launched a digital campaign to raise awareness for female reproductive conditions by sharing the stories of brave women who have battled obstetric and gynaecological health problems.
As many as one in 10 UK women are affected by endometriosis, so we spoke to a professor of gynaecology about its symptoms, side effects and treatments.
Practising yoga with your children is a simple way for everyone to slow down and spend quality time together.
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.
If you’ve just found out your pregnant, or perhaps have even found yourself in the two-week wait and want to take extra precaution, this More
When trying to conceive, it’s important that your body gets the vitamins and minerals it needs to optimise your fertility.
Skiing is great for staying fit and active in the winter, but the hours spent on the mountain can drain your energy stores and dehydrate you. Here’s what to eat.
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.
An expert article by Dr Preethi Daniel, Clinical Director from London Doctors Clinic on the different side effects of your period during the winter.
The importance of regular smears cannot be overestimated. In the UK, approx 9 cases of cervical cancer are diagnosed every day.
The #SmearForSmear campaign during Cervical Cancer Awareness Week aims to teach women about the importance of going for their smear test.
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.
New year, new start – new excuse to sign up for an exercise class. These are our
top picks London fitness classes in 2018.
Exercise professional Amy Moore advises on pelvic girdle pain and exercises that can treat and soothe it.
This weeks #TBT post is from 2013, provided by Doctor and Daughter. We look at perineal massage and how it can affect the risk of cuts and tears.
This week, we look back on a 2015 article from Christine Bailey as to whether children need to take either a vitamin supplement or probiotics?
Heading into the winter months brings with it lots of childhood infections. One of the most common infections we see in A&E in children is bronchiolitis.
We collaborated with the fabulous Duck & Dry on the King’s Road, where celebrity hair stylist Emer talked us through a few easy children’s hair More
I went to a lecture with Professor Steven Franks on PCOS which is a depressing and depilating problem that many women have to deal with. More
CARiFiT is educating new mothers about post-natal fitness with their babywearing workouts, which offer new mothers the chance to get back into shape!
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.
Simone Ross explains the top main causes of colic, and how osteopaths go about treating it.
Like lots of mothers, I watched Jamie’s Oliver’s recent C4 documentary ‘Sugar Rush’, with my jaw wide open. It’s difficult to comprehend just how much More
Should you limit your exercise routine when diabetic and pregnant? We’d love to hear your experience with diabetes and exercise, particularly when pregnant!
Described by the New York Times as “doing for meditation what Jamie Oliver did for food”, Andy talks to us about the importance of meditation.
One of my son’s friends was bouncing on a bouncy castle last week and one slip, and her mouth met her knee, causing her More
If your pregnancy is normal and you feel fine and up to it, moderate exercise at this stage can help you feel better, but don’t feel pressured.
My 3 year old told me that she was really stressed the other day, and my immediate reaction was to laugh because she must More
I went to Disney World a few months ago and I was overwhelmed by the amount of larger of children I saw. We hear More
We look into the myths behind pregnancy hair loss and reveal the truth behind the connection between pregnancy, breastfeeding and hair loss.
Celebrity facialist Cherry Woods is much loved by broadcasters, brides to be and beauty fans for the hi-tech, anti-ageing treatments available at the Cherry More
With National Breastfeeding Week commencing this week, we ask nutritional therapist Louisa Dowling what food you should be eating when breastfeeding.
We often get asked about children’s teeth, and what you should do when they start appearing. Dr John Roberts from Weymouth Street Paediatric Dental Care More
How important is your diet when you’re trying to conceive? I think it’s incredibly
Back pain during and after pregnancy is a huge issue for many mothers; the articles we’ve published on the subject over the years continue More
GOOD vision is essential to a child’s development as so much of what they learn is taken in
An expert piece written by John Roberts on exactly when you should first take your child to see a dentist?
Choking has got to be a parent’s worst nightmare, and it happens all too often, and most recently to a friend of a friend More
Antenatal and breastfeeding expert Louisa van den Bergh helps us to understand if baby is getting the right amount of milk.
In the last few years I’ve noticed much talk about essential fatty acids, and the reoccurring theme is that Omega 3 is essential for More
I’ve lost count of the number of mothers asking us about post pregnancy fitness, and Christine Bullock really is the expert when it comes to More
Here are some great ways to keep your teeth looking and feeling healthy without paying for expensive treatments or undergoing lengthy procedures.
Having diabetes as an adult is very different from parenting a child with diabetes. Diabetes educator Gary Scheiner offers us some excellent care advice.
Being a mum it can be hard to find time for yourself, and getting ready for a rare night out is usually no exception. Celebrity More
Contouring is so big right now. Here’s our quick and easy make-up tutorial with celebrity make-up artist Emma O’Byrne using just one genius product, More
Sleep is not a luxury; it has a major impact on both mental and physical health, and should absolutely be made a priority.
I’ve just had the dreaded call from the school – hand, foot and mouth is doing the rounds, again! Here’s a really informative article More
I’m a huge fan of the Duigans. They say that eating clean does not involve diet or deprivation, which is music to my ears. More
What is Chaga? “Chaga” is the dense black mass of mycelia that appears on the outside of birch trees, infected with the non-toxic parasitic More
Snacking. This daily past time can split the camp in the nutritional world with some claiming it encourages weight gain and others adamant it More
Keeping your skin healthy can often be a chore, but we’ve found a great skin secret that we can’t wait to share. As well More
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