Top five posts for May

Babies captivated the Babyology readership in May: what they eat, what to call them, and how to get them to sleep. Click through to find out why babies had us buzzing.

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We reported on the top Australian baby names for 2015 and how the comeback of classic names is still going strong. Revealing a heavy dose of royal inspiration, topping the girls’s list is Charlotte, and number two for boys is William.

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The story behind Aussie brand Bubbaroo celebrating its 10th birthday was popular in May. Inspired by her own struggles with her son Jacob – a baby who was a terrible sleeper, suffered from severe reflux and who was losing weight – founder Nicole created the Bubbaroo Joey pouch, a swaddle pouch in a neutral colour palette. In 2006 it was the first Australian swaddle to hit the market, and Nicole hasn’t looked back.

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All parents have experienced the anxiety-riddled juggling act that is going out in public with a baby. The only thing predictable about babies in public is that they’ll smell a plan and set about throwing it into chaos. We put together our list of essential products to make outings with babies easy peasy.

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On the topic of feeding babies, we revealed everything a mum needs to express and store breastmilk. There are all kinds of reasons for expressing milk – cracked nipples, bad latch, mastitis, going back to work – but the process can be daunting at first. Our guide gives tips on pumps, storage, and when to express.

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Feeding babies makes a neat segue into a May post that cracked you up: the stages your breasts go through during pregnancy and beyond. Where are you on the spectrum? Stage one with a perky pair, or are you finished feeding and need a little push-me-up help from a great bra?

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