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New Mothers – 6 Tips For Getting More Sleep

Parenthood is a challenge, with a lot of things to learn during those first few month. For new mothers, this adjustment can be tough. We’re always told that sleep for new mothers is hard to come by, but is there a way they can get more? A few handy tips can help you get those

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Should I Go To My GP For Help With Sleeping?

  Sleep is important. A lack of sleep can affect our health in a number of ways, including our productivity, our memory, our heart health, mental health and more. A recent study has even shown that abnormal sleeping patterns such as sleeping too much or sleeping too little could lead to obesity. Not getting enough

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Disability Services – Support Available in Richmond

If you or someone you know has a disability, it can sometimes be difficult to find support and services nearby where you can connect with others in similar situations. The Richmond-upon-Thames area has a number of services available for both children and adults with disabilities, all of which give people the chance to make new

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Nutrition and Hydration Week: Nutrition For Families

Nutrition and Hydration Week takes place all of this week until 19th of March. An annual event designed to promote better hydration and nutrition both locally and globally, there are many key messages to take away from this important campaign. Keeping our bodies healthy through food and drink is especially important for families, who in

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5 Health Benefits of Bananas

Bananas are a wonderful fruit bowl staple. Not only are they affordable but they can be eaten in a number of ways – as a snack, with your breakfast, on toast or even as part of a smoothie. Bananas are also fantastic for a healthy diet, with a number of benefits for your health. The

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Chest Pains – What You Should Know

Chest pain can be indicative of a number of conditions, some more serious an others. It is important to be able to tell the difference between the more serious and urgent problems, such as a heart attack, and the milder conditions in order to react appropriately. Whatever the cause, even something as mild as muscle

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6 Best Pregnancy Apps

Smartphone apps are incredible. From helping us to socialise and facilitate a number of everyday tasks such as shopping, booking hotels and accommodation and even managing what we eat. There are also many useful apps for our health, including some for pregnancy. These apps can help benefit your pregnancy, by providing guidance on coping with

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Support for Young Carers – Services Available in Richmond

Being a young carer – someone under the age of 18 who is caring for a family member – is a challenging occupation. Although many find the responsibility rewarding, caring for a loved one with a physical disability, illness, mental illness, or drug or alcohol issue is undoubtedly difficult and demanding. The 2011 census reported

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