********************************* The Newsletter on the Under-Fives Issue 97 : December 2012 http://www.under-fives.org/ ********************************* Welcome to our Christmas newsletter. I hope your preparations are going well and you have a really good Christmas and New Year. I've some voucher codes for you below - the Body Shop has a particularly good offer with everything half price if you buy just 5 items! Great for gifts or just to stock up on shampoo. Should you wish to remove yourself from our mailing you may do so at http://www.under-fives.org/news.html Contents -------- - What's New at the Web Site? - Shopping Discount Codes - News and Events __________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________ What's New at the Under-Fives Web Site? --------------------------------------- Parent and Toddler Groups You can now find playgroups in Alvaston, Ashbourne, Brailsford, Denstone, Derby, Ellastone, Hartington, Hednesford, Hulland, Lichfield, Littleover, Matlock, Mayfield, Marston Montgomery, Mickleover, Oakwood, Ockbrook, Parwich, Stafford, Stanton, Sutton-on-the Hill, Tideswell, Uttoxeter, Waterhouses, Wirksworth and Wyaston at http://www.under-fives.org/playgroup.html __________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________ Shopping Discount Codes --------------------------------- Christmas is looming - save money on gifts with these offers and vouchers. Half Price at the Body Shop Buy 5 products from the Body Shop and get 50% Off with code: HAPPY. Or spend just 5 pounds and get 40% off and free delivery with code: JOY. http://bit.ly/bodyshop10 Five for 35 and Half Price Hampers at Thorntons With 5 for 35 pounds and half price hampers, you can treat all your loved ones this festive season. http://bit.ly/thorntons-u5 Half Price Photo Calendars and Gifts Snapfish UK are pleased to bring you four brand new voucher codes, offering a great saving of 50% off photo calendars, personalised cards, photo books and photo mugs, which will make a great personalised present this Christmas. Use code XMASBST. Expires 16 Dec 2012 http://www.dpbolvw.net/click-1845710-11250489 Up to 30% Off Underwear at Figleaves Figleaves has some fantastic underwear, and is offering up to 30% off in the run-up to Christmas. Even if what you want is not discounted you can still get 20% off with the code TWENTY. bit.ly/TUg9V5 Up to 92% Off Magazine Subscriptions A gift that keeps being given: from just 1 pound for 3 issues of magazines like Practical Parenting and Pregnancy, Junior and Digital Photographer. Also great offers on Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, Elle, etc. http://bit.ly/magu5 For more special offers see http://under-fives.org/offers.html __________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________ News and Events --------------- Please send announcements of future children's events to firstname.lastname@example.org Baby name tops list of pre-birth parental arguments Three quarters of parents row over what to name their child, according to a new poll. And it's no wonder, with options like Lancelot, Ladybird and Chardonnay. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/ And the top baby names are... In 2012 the most popular baby names are Harry and Amelia. They replaced the previous year's most popular names of Oliver and Olivia. Jacob replaced George in the top 10 most popular boys' names, while Ava and Isabella replaced Evie and Chloe in the top 10 for girls. http://www.bbc.co.uk/ Severely premature babies: More survive being born early More premature babies, born before 26 weeks, are surviving than ever before, according to a detailed analysis of the figures for England. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/ Risk of childhood obesity can be predicted at birth An online tool that analyses factors such as birth weight and mother's professional status can predict a baby's future risk of obesity. http://www.newscientist.com/ Smoking During Pregnancy Triples Meningitis Risk Factor For Children Smoking when pregnant can triple the risk of a child succumbing to a major cause of meningitis, research has shown. In the case of those under the age of five, passive smoking more than doubled the risk. http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/ For more news and events announcements grab our newsfeed from http://www.under-fives.org/newsfeed.html It's free and instantly updates you with the latest news and events via e-mail, your web browser or any news feed reader. ___________________________________________________________ Copyright studholme.net, 2012 You are welcome to copy or forward any part of this newsletter, but please include this copyright notice and web address - http://www.under-fives.org/ Previous editions of this newsletter are archived at http://www.under-fives.org/news.html
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