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Developmental toys for newborns to 6 month olds

It’s amazing how much you forget from one child to another! I think it’s because the sleep deprivation means that those first 6-12 months of parenthood are a distant fog! So when I had our second, our baby boy, I thought I’d be ahead of the game and remember everything I needed and know exactly what I’d need to buy etc. One thing I seem to have totally lost track of is toys! Particularly in those first months when they need something simple, yet sensory! So today, I’m going to talk about a few of the developmental toys for newborns that I own.

Please note: I’ve included some links to buy, in case the products interest you. They are affiliate links, which means I make about 1p from your purchase. 

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My second birth experience

I figured I should probably write this post whilst it’s still fresh in my mind and before my body and mind does what it’s designed to do and forgets my second birth experience! It’s an epic read, so best to grab a cuppa (or a glass of wine!) before you settle in for the journey.

First things first, I’ve never been massively nervous about the labour and birth side of things, even after the first and knowing how hard and painful it is. I’ve always figured our bodies are designed to do it and it’s a means to an ends. All I could do was be as in control as possible, take it as it comes and hope for the best…

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