|A practical guide to formula milk|
If you can't or don't want to breastfeed, no need to panic! Feeding baby with the right infant formula milk will provide all the nutrition a child needs, and will get the father and any older children involved too...
|The advantages of breastfeeding|
Breastfeeding is the most natural way of feeding your baby and more than 78% of British women are choosing the advantges of breastfeeding over bottle feeding.
|Registering the birth of your baby|
If baby's on the way, you need to know when, where and how to register the birth and get a certificate. Here are the basics you need to know.
|Sex during pregnancy|
You hear a lot about sex to get pregnant and sex after pregnancy, but sex during pregnancy tends to be a bit of a mystery.
|The third month of pregnancy|
After the nausea and the vomiting, you’re now faced with ongoing change. Fortunately, the unpleasant little troubles of the first three months disappear gradually.
|The fourth month of pregnancy|
You're into the fourth month of your pregnancy. At this time, a lot of mums-to-be find that they’re getting bigger and rounder and it’s not unusual to hear them crying out: “Baby's kicking!”.
|Cervical stitching (cerclage)|
Cervical stitching is a procedure for pregnant women who have a weak cervix. Find out what it involves.
|Pregnancy massage and aromatherapy|
Pregnancy massage can be used in the last few weeks of pregnancy to aid relaxation, and bring relief to tense muscles and aching backs. It should only be carried out by a qualified therapist.
|Being a step-mum|
It’s not always easy getting on with your new partner’s children. Children may see a step-mother as a substitute mum, a good friend or a sworn enemy, depending on the situation. How do you develop a good relationship with them and find your place? Here’s our advice...
|Ectopic pregnancy symptoms|
Ectopic pregnancies happen to around 15,000 women every year, but what are the symptoms and what does it mean for you and your baby?
If you're considering an abortion, here's our guide to getting help and finding out what options there are for you.
|Weight gain during pregnancy|
When you're pregnant, you hear a lot of different things about weight gain. There's pressure to look lean and trim, with a neat little baby bump just like Kate Middleton, but in actual fact pregnancy weight gain varies from person to person...
|Your pregnancy kit for mother and baby|
To ease yourself into motherhood, prepare everything you'll need for yourself and your baby a month before you're due to give birth.
|First signs of teething: How to spot and soothe|
It can be pretty distressing for you and your baby when they are teething. It's painful for them and as a parent you can feel like there's nothing you can do to help them out.
|Everything you need to know about your waters breaking|
The idea of your waters breaking during pregnancy can be a bit of a weird concept to get your head around.
|Positions for labour: The best positions to give birth|
When you think of a woman giving birth, what do you imagine? Is it a woman lying on a bed, legs apart? It might well be, because that's what TV and films would have us believe is the best labour position...
|Anger management for children|
When you think about anger management for children, you probably visualise toddler tantrums, time outs and the naughty step.
|Sickness in pregnancy | Vomiting in pregnancy|
Sickness and vomiting in pregnancy are two of the most frequent afflictions encountered during pregnancy.
|Constipation in pregnancy|
During the course of pregnancy, almost one in two women will suffer from constipation.
|Tiredness, dizziness and pains in pregnancy|
Excessive tiredness is common during the 1st trimester of pregnancy because of the hormonal changes, and the nausea and sickness which reduce your food intake.