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Grey is the new Black!

Soft shades of grey certainly are the colours of the season for Spring / Summer 2016!

This is reflected in the new collections being launched across all nursery related products, all designed to complement your home interior designs and for stunning chic style when out and about……This Quinny Mood board certainly shows how their design team have taken inspiration from the Catwalk for their new Special Edition Moodd in Re-worked Grey.

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Hit the streets in style!

Our top pushchair brands are all featuring Special Edition colourways in contemporary grey shades, for example the stunning Silver Cross Eton range, and the Bugaboo Blend, and these can also be teamed up with grey fabrics in your choice of car seat, such as the Sparkling Grey new fabric launched as part of the new Maxi-Cosi car seat colour range for 2016.

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You can also keep up with the grey theme on your choice of accessories.  Babymel have launched the Grace changing bag in grey and Pink Lining have continued with their Wise Owl Yummy Mummy changing bag for this season.

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Style up your nursery…..

Our most popular furniture collection instore at the moment has to be the Bordeaux Ash furniture, which is a chunky solid design in a grey finish, and comes complete with cotbed, wardrobe, dresser and shelf for £899….and you can also add a matching toybox to keep all your little one’s toys tidied away!

Team this up with the beautiful new Izziwotnot Sketchbook Moses basket on the new grey wicker basket and stand.

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Our personal favourite here at Simply Baby is the new Snuzpod 2 in Grey…….Simply Stunning!!

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Why not pop into store and view our ranges available or you can shop online: http://www.simplybabylancaster.co.uk/

Simply Baby Team x

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10 Useful Tips for Pregnancy Care During the Summer: Part 1

The headlines of “Hottest British Summer for Years” or “Heatwave coming this July in the UK” can be an exciting thought for many. But, when you’re pregnant, the hot flushes and discomfort can be enough to make the summer a daunting thought. Although there are many reasons that being pregnant through the height of summer is great, if you are a prepared for it, it can be extra exciting. We have some top tips on how to enjoy your summer pregnancy to the max.

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Mistakes to Avoid When Introducing Your Baby to Solid Foods

One of the most exciting moments in your baby’s first year of life is the transition to solid foods. You shouldn’t, however, rush into introducing solid food – your baby will let you know when it’s time! If you’re eager to get your baby on a more varied diet, be sure to keep an eye out for the telltale signs.

While knowing when to begin introducing food to your baby is relatively easy, be sure to avoid making some common mistakes!

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The Sun Has Got His Hat On: Protect Your Baby!

Isn’t it exciting that the sun is starting to make an appearance more than just once a month? This means more trips out to the park and exciting adventures with the little one. This can all seem very exciting, but as you know, the sun also means you need to take extra care of protecting your babies skin. Your baby or child’s skin can be extra sensitive to the sun, and there is a lot of misleading information online on how to treat your baby’s soft skin. We are here to clear up the conflicting information and give you some all-round advice!

Your baby or child’s skin can be extra sensitive to the sun, and there is a lot of misleading information online on how to treat your baby’s soft skin. We are here to clear up the conflicting information and give you some all-round advice!

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Planning Your Baby’s First Holiday

Going on holiday is always exciting, but when it comes to planning your baby’s first holiday, it’s something that you only get to experience once.

For some people, it might feel like leaving the house for a short trip to the shops is an impossible task with your new baby. Therefore, the idea of a holiday away can seem incredibly daunting! But with careful planning beforehand, the holiday will be a fantastic occasion for your new family.

Although your baby won’t remember it like you do, first holidays are unforgettable, and you want to make sure you are fully prepared and have everything your baby needs.

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Bump to Baby Spring Event

Finding out that you’re pregnant is a wonderful gift, but preparing for a baby can sometimes be a daunting task. Most parents to-be like to have everything they need for their little one’s arrival, but with so many brands available, it can sometimes be hard to choose which to go for.

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How to Bond with Your Baby in the Womb

Whether you’re pregnant for the first time or already have little ones of your own, bonding with your baby bump is always a special time in your pregnancy. There’s no ‘right’ time to do it – simply do what feels more natural and easy to you!

Here are a few simple tips on how you can start bonding with your baby in the womb:

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10 Reasons to Shop at Simply Baby Lancaster

Buying local makes a big difference in your community as it encourages the local economy to thrive. And do you know why you should shop at Simply Baby Lancaster? As your local business that specialises in everything you need for your baby, here are the top 10 reasons to come by our store.

 

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10 Reasons to Buy Local

With the modern trend of online shopping and big shops, it might seem easier and cheaper to go to larger towns for a shopping spree. But when it comes to buying locally, if you ‘don’t use it, you lose it’! Whether you’re looking for groceries or for something for your baby, buying locally ensures both you and your baby’s future.

 

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First Time Parents? Tips for Stress-Free Parenting: Sleep and Crying

Becoming a parent can be a terrifying time, but it can also be one of the most eye-opening and rewarding things that you do with your life.

While it can be scary to think that you are responsible for a brand-new life, there are beautiful moments to be had as your child grows. Parenting can be tough, but it needn’t always be scary!

Here at Simply Baby, we’ve compiled our best parenting tips to help you enjoy being parents for the very first time – trust us, it can be easy going!

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Tips on Flying With Your Baby

A family trip is always a lot of fun, particularly when it’s the first vacation your little ones take. If you’re planning to fly to a destination with your baby, it can be an ordeal to avoid a screaming and unhappy baby. Making sure that you are as ready as you can be will avoid you being frustrated, and it will give you a more pleasant flight.

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