Author Archives: Mama Designs

  • Brand Focus : Lara and Ollie

    Today we meet the lovely ladies behind Lara & Ollie. Hello Anna and Lesley! What do you do?… We created and run Lara & Ollie a silicone teething jewellery company. We met through our NCT class just before we had our kids and both love jewellery and accessories but quickly realised when we became mums …

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  • Meet the Retailer – Me & Buddy

    Hi We have been chatting to one of our lovely retailers, Madeline from Me & Buddy… When did you start Me and Buddy? The idea for Me & Buddy had been building for a few years, as I realised after having my daughter, then my son, that there was a gap in the market. I …

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  • What is hypnobirthing?

    What is hypnobirthing?  I came across hypnobirthing after being given a cd and using it prior to the birth of my youngest Lily. I had a really positive birth experinece as a result. Miriam Greaves is a Hypnobirthing Practitioner in Surrey and has very kindly agreed to tell us a bit about what she does …

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  • What happens at a pre natal scan?

    This week we have the lovely Naomi who blogs over at Me Becoming Mum talking about what happens at a pre natal scan. “Every expectant parent spends the days following taking that positive test counting down to the first time they will see their baby on a pre-natal scan. Having had two miscarriages in the past …

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  • Surviving pregnancy when you have a toddler

    Surviving pregnancy when you have a toddler sound tough? Today is the first of our “meet the mummy bloggers” guest post from the lovely Chelsea. Chelsea blogs over at and has a daughter Florence, age 17 months and is 34 weeks pregnant with her second. She writes about all aspects of being a mum from …

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  • Nursery inspiration from Velveteen Babies!

    One of our fave Insta-mamas is the lovely Coral Atkinson, not only does she create the most beautiful garlands at Velveteen Babies but she also happens to be a very talented stylist and we just LOVE what she has done with our cellular blankets. This is corner perfection… Grey is really popular for nurseries at …

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  • What shall I pack in my hospital bag?

    Deciding what to pack in your hospital bag can be a scary thought.  You will have limited space and there are some things that aren’t necessary and some things that will be a godsend. Hopefully this list will help! I used a weekend holdall type bag for hospital. Food and drinks. Cartons with straws are …

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