Gurgle

=Gurgle=

Gurgle.com is a social networking website for parents and parents-to-be. The site brings together expert information as well as providing a forum for parents to share their own experiences. The site provides nearly 1,000 articles, together with 52 tutorial videos and a number of baby and pregnancy tools, from an online ovulation calendar to a baby-naming engine. The site is free to join and once registered, members are provided with relevant articles, videos, groups, people, chat and answers based on their location and the stage of their child’s development.

ite features

My Gurgle

Users set up a profile page with username, their details and photographs. Each user has a personalised notification box which is updated with news relevant to their location and stage of their child’s development.

Newsletter

Weekly newsletters are sent out to users providing updates on their groups, site content and information relevant to their child’s development.

Articles

The site provides nearly 1,000 articles with information on every aspect of parenting.

People

Users can view other member’s profiles by activity, area and stage.

Groups

Users can create groups about specific subjects and chat with one another e.g. the Manchester Mums group...

Chat

Users can talk to peers in their local area, or to others at the same stage of their pregnancy or child’s development.

Answers

Members can ask any question/submit any problem and other members together with the site’s resident experts are encouraged to provide help and guidance.

Videos

52 tutorial videos provide informal advice and practical demonstrations on pregnancy, birth, babies and toddlers.

Tools

The ‘Baby Tools’ section to help parents choose baby names, calculate ovulation, their ideal pregnancy weight and due date.

Kit

The ‘Kit’ section offers advice and information on a huge range of different products including Mum's top ten products.

earch

The site has a search engine so that users can search for exactly what they are looking for.

External links

* [http://www.gurgle.com Gurgle]
* [http://www.mothercare.com Mothercare]
* [http://www.elc.co.uk ELC]


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  • Gurgle — Gur gle, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Gurgled};p. pr. & vb. n. {Gurgling}.] [Cf. It. gorgogliare to gargle, bubble up, fr. L. gurgulio gullet. Cf. {Gargle}, {Gorge}.] To run or flow in a broken, irregular, noisy current, as water from a bottle, or a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gurgle — Gur gle, n. The act of gurgling; a broken, bubbling noise. Tinkling gurgles. W. Thompson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gurgle — (v.) early 15c., medical term for gurgling heard in the abdomen, a native, echoic formation, or ultimately from L. gurguliare, perhaps via Du., Ger. gurgeln. Extended (non anatomical) use, in reference to water over stones, etc., is first… …   Etymology dictionary

  • gurgle — [n/v] burble, murmur babble, bubble, crow, lap, plash, purl, ripple, slosh, splash, wash; concepts 65,595 …   New thesaurus

  • gurgle — ► VERB ▪ make or move with a hollow bubbling sound. ► NOUN ▪ a gurgling sound. ORIGIN imitative, or from Latin gurgulio gullet …   English terms dictionary

  • gurgle — [gʉr′gəl] vi. gurgled, gurgling [prob. echoic orig., as in Ger gurgeln, or ? akin to It gorgogliare < L gurgulio, gullet] 1. to flow with a bubbling or rippling sound, as water from a narrow necked bottle does 2. to make such a sound in the… …   English World dictionary

  • gurgle — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ little ▪ low VERB + GURGLE ▪ emit, give, let out ▪ hear …   Collocations dictionary

  • gurgle — [[t]gɜ͟ː(r)g(ə)l[/t]] gurgles, gurgling, gurgled 1) VERB If water is gurgling, it is making the sound that it makes when it flows quickly and unevenly through a narrow space. [V adv/prep] ...a narrow stone edged channel along which water gurgles… …   English dictionary

  • gurgle — I UK [ˈɡɜː(r)ɡ(ə)l] / US [ˈɡɜrɡ(ə)l] verb [intransitive] Word forms gurgle : present tense I/you/we/they gurgle he/she/it gurgles present participle gurgling past tense gurgled past participle gurgled 1) to make the low sound that water makes… …   English dictionary

  • gurgle — v. (D; tr.) to gurgle to (the baby gurgled a few sounds to us) * * * [ gɜːg(ə)l] (D; tr.) to gurgle to (the baby gurgled a few sounds to us) …   Combinatory dictionary


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