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Baby Names Inspired by the Bard

April 23, 2015

Thursday 23 April would have been William Shakespeare’s 451st birthday, so if your new baby arrives on this day, what better way to honour our most famous Bard than to name your child after him or one of his many characters.We’ve compiled a list of Shakespeare’s strong female characters and heroic male leads to give you some inspiration. Girls Beatrice: (Much Ado About Nothing) - Beatrice is feisty, cynical, witty, and sharp. Bianca: (Taming of the Shrew) - Bianca is described as a strong and fiery woman. Celia: (As You Like It) - Celia is silent and reserved; worldly and prudent, although full of life and humour. Helena: (A Midsummer Night’s Dream) - Helena is described as romantic, thoughtful and... Continue Reading →

Baroo - Kind to Allergy Sufferers

April 20, 2015

Did you know that each year the number of allergy sufferers increases by 5%, with half of those affected being children? In support of Allergy Awareness Week (20-26 April) we wanted to share the latest allergy stats with you, and give you some tips on how to keep the symptoms at bay for your baby or child. Latest Statistics Over 150 million people have allergies in Europe, the most common chronic disease (EAACI, 2014) The prevalence of diagnosed allergic rhinitis and eczema in children have both trebled over the last three decades (Gupta, 2007) 50% of children and young people have one or more allergy within the first 18 years of life (Journal of Clinical & Experimental Allergy, 2009) 6–8... Continue Reading →