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Getting baby to sleep

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It’s not easy to make sure your new baby settles and sleeps well, and it’s normal to ask yourself certain questions. Will your baby be able to sleep alone? Will he or she be warm...

Choosing a pushchair

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You're spoilt for choice when it comes to choosing a pushchair, with so many on the market. Pram or pushchair? Four or three wheeler? How long will it last your child? There are...

Multiple pregnancies

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Finding out you're expecting more than one baby is a big surprise! After the initial shock come the questions: how will your pregnancy be different, and what will happen at the birth...

Pelvic floor exercises

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Pelvic floor exercises restore the strength and elasticity of the pelvic floor. But what exactly is the pelvic floor, and why are the exercises necessary? What is the pelvic floor...

Paternity leave

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Who's entitled to paternity leave and when can it be taken? Here's our guide to the ins and outs of paternity leave. Who can take paternity leave? A man can take paternity leave if he...

Baby's third month

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Your baby is three months old, he’s continually developing, and he likes listening to you and watching you. He starts to tell the difference between when it’s time to sleep and...

Baby's second month

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Your baby is 2 months old and gradually opening up to and learning more about the big wide world. This month is a time for many key vaccinations during medical visits. Your baby...

Weaning baby

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After breastfeeding comes the fateful stage of weaning. You need to get your baby used to taking formula, gradually. Sometimes this change can distress baby and cause you stress...

Baby's room

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During pregnancy, the time comes when you start preparing for a new arrival in your home. Preparing baby’s room is essential. Here is what you need to think about to welcome baby...

Bathing baby

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Bath time is an important measure of hygiene for little ones but it’s also a time for bonding and making baby feel happy and confident in the water. What safety measures should...

Potty training

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Worried about potty training? Just remember that 8 out of 10 children take to it straight away. Here's our guide. When to start? The average age for a child to be toilet trained...

The seventh month of pregnancy

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During the seventh month of pregnancy, the fetus’s senses are awakened. While you’re in more and more need of rest, baby continues to develop. This is a time for parents-to-be...

Explaining divorce to your children

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With high divorce rates today, the official end of a marriage can be trivialised, but it can still be very painful, and especially for children. Here's how to help them overcome...

Dyslexia

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Dyslexia is a learning disability which involves difficulty reading and interpreting written symbols. It affects around 8 to 10% of school-aged children, of which 90% are male...

The baby blues

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You wanted your baby so much and bloomed throughout your pregnancy, but as soon as you leave the maternity ward you get depressed, you start feeling guilty about not jumping for...

Choosing nappies: reusable or disposable?

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Should you go for disposable or re-usable nappies? Here's our guide to choosing which type of nappy to use. A baby's nappy needs changing on average 6 to 7 times a day until potting...

The sixth month of pregnancy

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When you’re six months pregnant, your baby measures about 22cm from head to tailbone, weighs 700g, and is considered viable, meaning he/she could theoretically survive outside...

Car seats for babies and children

Home / Parenting / Baby / Car seats for babies and children

Babies and children require special protection in the car, but not just any old car seat. Here's our guide to the different types and advice on how to choose the right car seat...

The Third Month Of Pregnancy

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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. Number 1 priority...

Announcing your pregnancy

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You’ve received the good news, you’ve told your friends and family, and now you have to inform your employer to make sure that your rights are protected. It’s entirely up to when...