Baby & Toddler

Welcome to our baby and toddler hub. From expert opinion to health advice, parenting tips and tricks to shopping guides, covering everything from baby's first days out to toddler sleeping patterns, we've gathered all the latest stories relating to your baby and toddler in one place.   Read our top baby and toddler stories here:

Caring for your baby’s teeth

Susannah Warren talks to health experts to get the lowdown on caring for your baby's teeth and oral health A tooth! It’s one of the biggest milestones in the first months of your baby’s life....

The new style of potty training

Make potty training that much easier with the brand new, award-winning LumiPotti that has a motion-sensitive night light

Common parental learning and behavioural concerns

The following are some questions that are often asked of Educational Psychologists. Although each individual child is unique, with unique circumstances, there are some general responses that can be given to each scenario. Here...

Managing Child Behaviour Problems in Winter

This month’s topic ‘Managing child behaviour problems in winter’ can translate into ‘Managing child behaviour at Christmas’. Christmas, where celebrated, is often associated as a time of great joy, however, it can also be a...

Sleeping woes, the night before Christmas

We all want a good night’s sleep before the long awaited day arrives. Read on for tips on how to get a new baby, a frightened toddler or an excitable child, sleeping more over...

Lulu’s Loo: A delightfully interactive potty training book

Lulu’s Loo: A Delightfully Interactive Potty Training Book By Camilla Reid, illustrated by Ailie Busby Bloomsbury, £6.99 If you’ve reached the potty training stage, or are beginning to think about it, this great book is the...

easyHotel launches lullaby service to help baby sleep away from home

Worried about baby not sleeping when you’re on holiday? easyHotels has launched a unique service to help your baby sleep away from home Getting baby to sleep soundly in your own home can be a...
Breastfeeding in public - mum with baby blanket over her head

Breastfeeding mum told to ‘cover up’ in public puts blanket over her head

A mum who was shamed for breastfeeding in public had the best response to being told to "cover up" – by throwing the baby blanket over her own head. Melanie Dudley from Austin in Texas,...

Baby names’ biggest influencers of 2018 so far

Baby name books, the yearly top 100 baby names, friends and family’s opinions and even apps help soon-to-be parents decide upon names for their children, but what about the more subliminal influences? Are you a...

How to prevent your toddler getting ill from nursery

Dr Sophie Niedermaier MD, consultant paediatrician at Richmond Practice, addresses why toddlers seem to get persistently ill from nursery Starting nursery brings a lot of exciting development for parents and their children. Unfortunately, there is...