Choosing the perfect name for your newborn baby can be overwhelming for many new parents or parents-to-be.
Once the baby has been born, it can be all too easy to feel pressured into choosing a name when you might not be ready. This can result in regret, with many parents wishing they had taken a little more time and consideration.
Ensure you’re completely happy with the name you choose for your baby, by avoiding these five common baby naming regrets…
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Gender-neutral names are reportedly on the rise, as proven when the most popular baby names for 2017 were revealed.
Gender stereotyping is something that society is becoming more aware of and more vocal about. Many Parents around the world have followed this trend, choosing a gender-neutral name for their newborn to avoid gender-related discrimination.
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Many expectant parents can feel pressure to have their newborn’s name set in stone before the birth, with so many things to consider before welcoming a new arrival, this isn’t always possible.
Finding the right baby name can be a tricky decision to make at such a busy time.
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Baby naming practices differ around the world. We understand that sharing different cultures between yourself and your partner and across your families can make baby naming all the more challenging.
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Last month we looked at what to expect during the first trimester, which is one of the notoriously difficult phases of pregnancy. Each trimester is different, and each phase brings new excitements and sometimes new challenges. The good news is that the second trimester is considered to be the easiest, during which time you’ll find yourself full of energy and feeling positive.
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Choosing a name for your newborn can be challenging. An overwhelming choice of names plus keen family members offering up their well-meaning baby name suggestions can take its toll.
Everybody wants something different for the baby – your Mother-in-law may wish you to choose a family name, whereas your sister might want you to include her name in your choices, your father wants the baby to have a traditional name, whereas your partner wants to choose something unique.
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With the Christmas season fully upon us, we are turning our attention to this charming tradition, the history behind it, and how the celebration has evolved over the years. Of course, it is generally accepted around the world that Christmas is originally a Christian celebration, but many other cultures have adapted the traditions to suit their own beliefs.
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Research shows that giving your child an unusual name can provide a multitude of benefits. Professor Adam Atler claims that his research has shown that giving your child an unusual name leads to ‘unconventional and creative thinking.’ In a world where creativity as a skill is highly desired, a child with an unusual name is more likely to succeed in work and relationships.
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With Thanksgiving right around the corner, we are feeling inspired by this humble and inspiring celebration when it comes to baby naming. Taking place on the 23rd November 2017, Thanksgiving began as a day of giving thanks for the blessing of the harvest and of the preceding year.
Put simply, Thanksgiving is about marking and celebrating what you are grateful for in life, something which we can all admit we need to try and do a lot more of.
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You may have a list of potential names that you love, but upon teaming up with your family name you find that nothing seems to match. This can be a common problem, and of course, without being able to choose your family name means that you end up having to choose a name you might not have otherwise gone with. If you’re struggling to find a name that works, read on to discover a few tips, and find out how Namey could help you…
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