It’s really common to suffer from an itchy bump, when you’re pregnant – it can drive you mad, and affect how much sleep you’re getting. But why does this happen? Pregnancy causes changes in blood hormone levels, mainly an increase in oestrogen levels and melanocyte-stimulating hormone (MSH). It’s this change in hormones that partly causes the itching. It’s thought that oestrogen levels in particular affects how sensitive your skin is. Your skin getting dry and losing moisture, as it stretches, can also cause it to itch.Read More
Monday, 27 June 2016 10:14:53 Europe/London
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Nappy rash is very common but it can still be a shock when you take off your baby’s nappy to discover red, raw-looking skin. But what causes it? Contrary to popular belief, it’s not wee that causes it – it’s poo. “Although a baby who’s been sitting in a wet nappy for too long is likely to get nappy rash, this is not the main reason it starts,” says Stephen Kownacki, chair of the Primary Care Dermatology Society. “It happens mainly because a baby’s poo contains digesting enzymes, which can start breaking her skin down if she’s left sitting in a dirty nappy too long. But nappy rash can also be aggravated by ammonia, which is made when your baby’s wee is broken down by bacteria from her poo, and in turn irritates her skin.”Read More
Friday, 10 June 2016 21:53:39 Europe/London
Hooray for happy skin! We know that using Love Boo’s Very Gentle Top To Toe Wash will give you a clean, happy little one after a splishy splashy bath – our natural Top To Toe shampoo and body wash for babies is perfect for cleansing delicate skin.
Tuesday, 24 May 2016 21:46:28 Europe/London
Is bathtime stressful in your home? It can be a time for tears and a battle of strong wills, but whether you have a baby, toddler or older child, there are some simple things you can do to help things go more smoothly!
Saturday, 14 May 2016 21:49:48 Europe/London
When you’re pregnant, it can feel like there’s so much to think about, and so much to learn. But there are some really easy, but important things to focus on, in the run up to giving birth…
Friday, 29 April 2016 21:26:43 Europe/London
We all know babies love to grab at, and chew at, Mummy’s necklace – we lost many a favourite necklace this way, and eventually stopped wearing them altogether!
Thursday, 28 April 2016 21:29:24 Europe/London
There are days when we’re out and about with our little ones, and we just don’t have enough hands!Read More
Friday, 15 April 2016 21:33:32 Europe/London
Fussy eaters! Meltdowns! Mess! If mealtimes in your home are anything like ours, you’ll know how important it is to keep them fun and upbeat.
Thursday, 17 March 2016 21:21:45 Europe/London
We have lots of products which soothe, moisturise and firm up your skin, here at Love Boo, but we think your skin is one of the most under-rated parts of us.
Monday, 7 March 2016 21:23:26 Europe/London
It’s SO EXCITING to discover you’re pregnant – there’s so much to think about and plan, so many books and magazines to read and you know that very soon, everything is going to change!Read More