Ellen Fetters

Ellen Fetters

Ellen Fetters, is a former Children's and Young People's Nursing Practice with an BSc from the University of Sunderland. After completing her SCPHN - HV she then worked as a Health Visitor within the local community.

In 2017 Ellen left nursing to launch Parenting Click, an online parenting resource aimed at creating happier families through better parenting.

She lives with her husband, beautiful baby girl, and two darling dogs. She spends her free time writing, running and learning how to become a better parent.

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Latest Posts By Ellen Fetters

What Are Essential Items For Newborns?

Your baby is coming and suddenly you’re in a tizz, you stop and think to yourself – what are essential items for newborns? Thankfully, we’re here to help. In this post, you’re going to learn the 10 most important items for when little one arrives. Top 10 Newborn Essentials So without further ado, here are […]

Best Humidifier For Pregnancy

A humidifier is one of those things that you wont see on many baby registers or know you need until the very first time you catch a cold during pregnancy. This is when we’ve found a humidifier can make a real difference! But how do you pick the best humidifier for pregnancy? What do you […]

When To Start Wearing A Maternity Bra: Signs You’re Ready For A Little Extra Comfort

It’s a surprisingly simple question that gets asked often – when to start wearing a maternity bra? I was admitidly pretty nervous once the shock of realising I was pregnancy wore off. I’ve always been large busted and wasn’t looking forward to the thought of getting any bigger, however, I did want to be as […]

These Pregnancy Sleep Positions Could Help You Sleep Sounder

Are you struggling to get 40-winks during your pregnancy? You’re not alone! Getting a good night sleep with an ever growing bump can be a seemingly impossible challenge! One thing that can make a real difference is to understand the different pregnancy sleep positions and some of the things you can try to use for […]

The Best Sleeping Bra For Pregnancy: 4 Top Choices

As your breasts grow during your pregnancy it can be harder and harder to get a good night’s sleep (along with the cramps, restless legs and the impossible quest to get comfortable) – this is where picking the best sleeping bra for pregnancy can make a real difference. If you’re a regular Parenting Click reader […]

How to Deal With Stress During Pregnancy: 6 Amazing Tips To Keep You Calm

Life can often feel stressful enough without adding in the added anxiety of pregnancy. In this post we take a look at how to deal with stress during pregnancy and offer you some top tips for managing when you feel like it’s all getting too much (we’ve all been there). Why Stress Is Bad For […]

The Best Back Massager for Pregnancy: 3 Amazing Choices for Pain Relief

Let’s face it, pregnancy is full of aches, pains and stresses that can really get you down! The added in an ever growing bump and it’s no wonder so many women experience back pain. While a massage at the spar may be just the thing to help relieve the pain, for some moms-to-be they don’t […]

The Best Postpartum Girdle: Top 5 We Love

Your baby couldn’t be any more perfect. Your postpartum body, though…well, let’s just say it could use some work. So you exercise and diet to get back into your clothes. That could take months. Why not get a little help with getting your belly back into your tops and jeans? The best postpartum girdle can […]

22 AMAZING Rainy Day Activities for 1 Year Old Children

When my eldest son was young we lived in England where it rains – a lot! That meant rainy day activities for 1 year old were essential if I wanted to keep him entertained and keep myself sane. Hopefully the activity ideas below will be as entertaining to your children as they were for all […]

Best Play Table for 1 Year Old: 3 Top Choice For Your Little One

An activity table can be an amazing learning tool for your little one. Not only can it help them learn but it can also help develop key motor skills too. In this post, we take a look at 3 of the top contenders for our best play table for 1 year old award. Don’t Feel […]

Bumbo Seat vs Sit Me Up – Which One is Best?

In recent years the Bumbo floor seat has seen a surge in popularity, however, there’s a new kid in town – the Fisher Price Sit-Me-Up. In this bumbo seat vs sit me up post we look at the pros and cons of each to decide which is the best floor seat for little one. We’ve […]

When Do Babies Sit Up?

There are certain key milestones in a baby’s development that parents look forward to and sitting is certainly one of them. In this post we answer the question “when do babies sit up” and give you some tips on how you can encourage them. When Do Babies Sit Up? While development times differ from baby […]

Best Automatic Baby Rocker For Your Little One

As parents it can often feel like we need another set of arms to juggle all the tasks we need to get done along with keeping baby happy. This can be troublesome when you’re trying to get baby to sleep as that then becomes your sole focus and means you can’t get on with anything […]

How to Fold Cloth Diapers: Your Guide To The 2 Most Common Styles

When I first considered using reusable diapers for my daughter something kept putting me off – I simply had no idea how to fold cloth diapers. I understood the benefits and felt it was the responsible thing to do. However, as someone who can barely tie my shoes some days I worried that this was […]

How Many Cloth Diapers Do You Need For Baby?

So you’ve decided to use cloth rather than disposables but now you’re wondering how many cloth diapers do you need for baby? Don’t worry, in this post we’re going to break down how you can figure this out so you’re never caught short. Let’s go! How To Figure out How Many Cloth Diapers You Need […]

6 AMAZING Benefits of Cloth Diapers

In this post, we take a look at 11 of the main benefits of cloth diapers and take a look at some of the main benefits of cloth over disposable diapers and touch on everything from how their to deap with dirty diapers and how they can be used in potty training. Let’s get started! […]

Can You Get a Tattoo While Breastfeeding? Here’s What The Experts Say

Congratulations, you’ve added a new member to your family. A small human being that relies on you for its everyday needs. As a mother, you do everything you can to make sure your baby is healthy and healthy which is why you might have chosen to breastfeed. You are overjoyed with your new little bundle […]

Here’s Why You Should NEVER Use A Fetal Doppler

For many parents, hearing your baby’s heartbeat for the first time really helps bring home how real your pregnancy is. In their haist to hear the heartbeat, increasingly parents are buying fetal dopplers. In this post, we’re going to go into why you should steer clear from these devices. Let’s get started. Hearing The Heartbeat […]

Best Diaper Bag for Two Babies: 3 Great Choices To Consider

Remember when they said if you’ve got one baby then you might as well have another? We’ll what they forgot to tell you is that not only is it double the work but you also need double the stuff. In this post we take a look at some contentders for the title of best diaper […]

The Best Baby Monitor for Twins – 5 of Top Choices For Parents

A good baby monitor designed to keep an eye on twins can make life sooo much easier as with one monitor and two cameras, you can switch from room to room or from angle to angle and see what your little ones are doing. In this guide, we take a look at 5 of the […]

5 of The Best Ring Slings for You and Baby

When you’ve got chores to do and errands to run but nobody to look after the baby, a ring sling is an absolute necessity! Not only does a ring sling allow you to comfortably carry little one around with you while you do the chores, they’re also a godsend for breastfeeding mommas. In this guide […]

3 Of The Best Stroller for Infant Twins Reviewed

If you’ve got more than one under three then you certainly don’t need us to tell you how difficult life can be! That difficulty factor jumps to a 9.9 when you have twins of the same age! In this post we take a look at the best stroller for infant twins so you can buy […]

Best Cloth Diapers For Heavy Wetters

There’s a seemingly endless choice of cloth diapers available online fuelled partly by their increasing rise in popularity. In this post, we take a look at the best cloth diapers for heavy wetters. Don’t Feel Like Reading?. The Mama Koala One Size Reusable Pocket Cloth Diapers is without question one of the best cloth diapers […]

The Best Car Seat for 7 Year Old – Top 3 Options Reviewed

Regardless of age, picking the right car seat can be tough going. Just because your little one isn’t so little any more doesn’t mean that it’s any easier to get right. In this post we take a look at best car seat for 7 year old and discuss what you need to consider along with […]

5 of The Best Pregnancy Books For Dads

When my wife was pregnant I did a few Google searches, skimmed a few articles and thought – “how hard can being a dad be?”. Yeah, while I may have thought “I’ve got this” in reality I was panicked! Thankfully, like dad-wizdom was only an Amazon click away. Below, we’ve listed 5 of the best […]

The Best Mattress for Graco Pack N Play: 3 Top Choices Reviewed

We’ve tested and reviewed three options that we think are the very best mattress for Graco Pack N Play that will help to provide a little extra comfort for your little one. Over the past few years, the Graco Pack N Play has become a hugly popular sleeper as it provides baby with a safe, […]

3 Best Mattress Toppers for Pregnancy Tested & Reviewed

We’ve tested and reviewed three of the very best mattress toppers for pregnancy that will help to provide a little extra comfort. A topper is a great option to help you find a little extra relief especially during the later stages of pregnancy when getting comfortable in bed can be tricky. With thousands on the […]

10 Best Baby Floor Seat For Helping Baby Sit

As soon as my son could hold his head unsupported he became obsessed with sitting up. With a sense of determination to rival the little engine that could he was determined to stay upright by himself. Sadly, his sense of balance couldn’t match his sense of willing. So, we started to look for best floor […]

Is Apple Cider Vinegar Safe To Use During Pregnancy?

Many experts point to the benefits you can enjoy by consuming apple cider vinegar as part of your diet or as a natural remedy. With so many purport benefits, we ask the question – is apple cider vinegar safe to use during pregnancy? Along with kombucha, cranberry juice, green smoothies and green apple vinegar has […]

Is Cranberry Juice Good for Pregnancy?

Cranberries have long been hailed as a super fruit, packed full of vitamins and minerals that your body needs. In this post, we take ask the question, is cranberry juice good for pregnancy and look some of the amazing health benefits for momma to be. Why You Should Drink Cranberry Juice During Pregnancy Cranberries contain […]

Is Stevia Safe During Pregnancy?

While blue cheese, raw eggs, and alcohol are all obvious no-nos, but do mothers-to-be need to worry about the artificial sweeteners that pop up in so many prepackaged items these days? What is Stevia? Stevia is a sugar substitute derived from a plant of the same name, a member of the Asteraceae family. Daisy and […]

Is Melatonin Safe During Pregnancy?

Sleep is hard to come by for many pregnant women. Between the aches and pains, the vivid pregnancy dreams, and the constant need to go to the bathroom, it’s a wonder any pregnant woman can get any sleep at all. With so many interruptions during the night, it’s no wonder that many women turn to […]

Is Lube Safe During Pregnancy?

Is lube safe during pregnancy? It certainly is. Pregnancy Safe Lubricants When it comes to pregnancy safe lubricants, the vast majority of the well known brands are perfectly safe to use while pregnant, however, if we did have to choose one we would have to recommend Astroglide lubricants which uses all natural ingredients, is water […]

Implantation Cramps – What Are They, Causes & Relief

If you’re experiencing cramps while trying to conceive, you might be wondering if they’re implantation cramps or regular period pain. In this post, we take a look at what they are, how long they last and how to get some relief from the pain. What Are Implantation Cramps? While not every woman will experience them, […]

Why Is My Belly Button Popping Out During Pregnancy?

While it might seem (and look) weird, it’s totally normal for you to experience your belly button popping out during pregnancy, it’s just one of the many changes that your body will go through. What Causes It? The main cause of your innie suddenly becoming an outie is down to your uterus which presses and […]

Do Pregnancy Tests Expire? The Answer Might Surprise You

Late period and nauseous? If you’re worried that you might have fallen pregnant, chances are you’ll be reaching for the nearest pregnancy test. A home pregnancy test offers you a quick and effective method to check if you’re pregnant from the comfort of your own bathroom. While you may have a couple tucked away in […]

What Causes Cloudy Urine During Pregnancy?

During pregnancy your body goes through so many different changes that it’s easy become complacent about it. However, if yout urine changes color then you might become aware. In this post we look at if cloudy urine during pregnancy is something to worry about. There’s a good reason that you’ll often be asked to provide […]

Can Prenatal Vitamins Cause Weight Gain?

Pregnancy causes you to gain weight, it’s just one of those things. If you’re not use to these extra pounds, you might accept that over indulging due to cravings put on the pounds but suspect that other factors are at play. Can prenatal vitamins cause weight gain? In this post we find out. The farmer […]

Angriness During Pregnancy – Common Causes & Cures

With so many things going on during your pregnancy, we bet that you’ve found yourself snapping on more than one occasion. In this post we take a look at angriness during pregnancy and give you some great tips to help better cope with any feelings of anger that you might feel. During pregnancy, your body […]

Is the Bleach Pregnancy Test Safe and Reliable?

From seemingly out of nowhere, the bleach pregnancy test has become an internet “thing”. Take one look on your favourite search engine and you’ll almost be overwhelmed with stories of women all over the world conducting this experiment. If you’ve ever taken a home pregnancy test then you’ll know that they don’t come cheap. This […]

Puj Tub Review: 8 Reasons To/Not Buy

Not all newborns are natural water babies. For some, being immersed in water can be a terrifying experience resulting in tears and tantrums (for both baby and parent). This is where the comes in! The Puj Tub sits in your sink and provides excellent support for baby while you wash them. Puj Tub Overview There’s […]

Coconut Oil for Pregnancy Stretch Marks: Does It Work?

DEAR SARAH: My friend recommended coconut oil for pregnancy stretch marks. It sounds good but is it really better than those oils and butters that I’ve seen? I really like the idea of using organic coconut oil as I’ve heard that there are no chemicals used so it’s incredibly gentle for my skin. I am […]

The Ultimate Guide To Linea Nigra

During pregnancy, it can seem like there’s an almost never-ending number of changes to your body. One of the most common is the development of a stripe that appears on your body – linea nigra. In this post, we take a look at what it is, what causes it, what can be done to prevent […]

Are Spray Tans Safe During Pregnancy?

With Doctors warning against so much during pregnancy, today we ask are spray tans safe during pregnancy? Are Spray Tans Safe During Pregnancy? Here’s What The Research Says When you’re pregnant, there are a lot of foods, drinks and even activities that your doctors will tell you to stay away from. It can be frustrating, […]

Best Lotion for Pregnant Bellies in 2021

Dry, itchy skin is very often on of those things that goes hand in hand with pregnancy. As your baby growth your skin gets pulled tighter – this is why keeping your skin hydrated is so important. In this post, we take a look at the best lotion for pregnant bellies. 6 Best Lotions For […]

Should I Lose Weight Before Getting Pregnant?

A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) found that even moderately overweight women were at a much higher rate of miscarriage. So if you’ve been wondering “should I lose weight before getting pregnant” the answer could be yes. Increases in pregnancy weight are associated with a number of additional complications, […]

How Long Should You Take Prenatal Vitamins for Before Getting Pregnant?

If you’re planning to start a family, you will have heard about how prenatal vitamins can help. The question is, how long should you take prenatal vitamins for before getting pregnant? In this post, we find out. Why Are Prenatal Vitamins So important? Taking a prenatal vitamin before falling pregnant is good for both you […]

When to Stop Birth Control Before Getting Pregnant?

You may have been using birth control for years, but now you’re trying for a baby, you might be wondering when to stop birth control before getting pregnant? In this post, we take a look at when you should stop, how long it takes to conceive once you stop and discuss factors that limit your […]

Questions to Ask OBGYN Before Getting Pregnant

Have you booked an appointment to see your doctor to discuss fertility and family planning but are wondering about what questions to ask obgyn before getting pregnant? In this post, we take a look at what you should be asking. It can be easy to forget that a doctor is there for you in sickness […]

Best Books to Read Before Getting Pregnant

Take one look on Amazon or Barnes and Noble and you’ll see that without a doubt the parenting niche is one of the most popular sections. With so many titles available, how do you know what the best books to read before getting pregnant are? In this article, we take a look at 10 amazing […]