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Mother’s day is nearly here!

… so we thought we’d dig up some interesting mothering facts…

> There are about 2 billion mums in the world.
> On average, mums take 2 minutes 5 seconds to change a nappy, while dads take only 1 minute 36 seconds.
> Elephants give birth to the largest babies… after enduring 22 months of pregnancy, she gives birth to a 200-pound calf.
> The oldest mother in modern history to give birth was Rajo Devi Lohan from India. She was 70 years old!
> Modern mums in the UK have an average of 2 kids. In the 1950s, they had an average of 3.5 kids. In the 1700s, they had 7–10 kids.
> In Cuba, new mums get 6 months maternity leave with full salary. Nice!


We love your big heart!

A big thank you to everyone who helped us spread the word about the amazing work carried out by Baby Banks in the UK. Thanks to you, we donated over 100 new baby bottles to Stripy Stork Baby Bank in Surrey to help vulnerable families. Baby bottles are in demand as they can’t be second hand so we are thrilled that you helped us make a difference.

If you would like to donate to a Baby Bank, check out this list of items that are in super demand – Stripey Stork wish-list (February 2017).


#YouAndMe can help #parentsinneed

At yoomi, we know that becoming a new parent can be challenging and having a support network to help can make all the difference. Unfortunately, there are parents living in the UK that do not have a traditional support network and feel alone.  At yoomi, we are launching #YouAndMe, a campaign created to raise awareness of Baby Banks around the UK and support #parentsinneed with donations of yoomi bottles.

We want to send a message to all parents that they are not alone. The #YouAndMe campaign is designed to celebrate the many combinations of #YouAndMe that exist in the Modern Family in the UK.

To get involved, all you need to do is pay tribute to the person that helped you through a parenting low, post a picture of this hero and tell us what makes them so great! At the end of your caption add:

This is my donation to the #yoomibabybank for #parentsinneed I now nominate (***3 parents of your choice***) to make their tribute. #YouAndMe

Every post will help generate a donation of a yoomi bottle for Baby Banks in the UK and everyone who posts will be entered into a competition to WIN a yoomi welcome home starter set. (RRP £65.00)  


Visit us at Sandown Park Baby Show on 23th-25th September

After a great success at the beginning of the year, we can’t wait to return to showcase our innovative self-warming baby bottle at our read more…


Visit us at Sandown Park Baby Show on 15th-17th April 2016

Not long before we head off to The Baby & Toddler Show at the popular Sandown Park to demonstrate our innovative self-warming baby read more…


Stocked up at the Olympia Baby Show… and still out of stock!

Wow, what a great 3 days we had at the Olympia Baby Show last weekend!
The crowd was amazing , the products on display were phenomenal read more…


What an exciting week it’s been!

First we were mentioned alongside Royalty in the Daily Mail as a must have baby product fit for a Princess! This sent yoomi HQ into read more…


Yoomi makes its way into The Economist…

Our very own Jim Shaikh, the CEO and inventor of yoomi, recently attended an interview with a journalist from The Economist which offers read more…


A warm welcome at The ExCel Baby Show…

We love returning to the ExCel for the Baby Show that has everything from bump, baby & beyond and this year definitely didn’t read more…


WIN a Don’t Disturb Mom Gift Set…!

Want to get your hands on our clever little bottle? Well… now’s your chance!

Throughout January, we’re giving you the chance to WIN a read more…


Comfort your little one with BoBo Buddies…!

Say hello to UK brand, BoBo Buddies!

As seen on BBC’s Dragons’ Den, BoBo Buddies creates a range of fun & functional soft toys – read more…


Goodbye 2014, hello 2015!

Over this last 12 months, we’ve exhibited at great shows, met amazing people, embarked on exciting new projects, relocated to our new, read more…


Yaay! We’ve been shortlisted in the Prima Baby Awards!

Ooo exciting news!! We’ve been shortlisted in the ‘Best Bottle’ category for the Prima Baby 2015 Awards!

The Prima Baby team were read more…


12 Days of Christmas Treats…

Get into the Christmas spirit with yoomi’s 12 days of Christmas giveaways!

Here at yoomi HQ, we absolutely love sharing wonderful read more…


A warm welcome to Brett – the newest member of the yoomi team!

Exciting times ahead for yoomi as we settle in to our new yoomi home in Dartford, Kent and welcome the newest member of our growing team! read more…

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