Child brushing teeth

How to take care of your children’s teeth

Are you taking proper care of your children's teeth? We asked Dr Milad Shadrooh, also known as The Singing Dentist, for his top teeth-brushing tips Not many kids will think teeth-brushing is a 'fun' activity,...
Child with tooth

British children receive almost £24million each year from the Tooth Fairy

New research conducted in line with National Smile Month reveals the cost of baby teeth has risen by over 43 per cent If you think the price of a cup of coffee in London is...
Measles

Is it measles, chickenpox or an allergic reaction? Everything you need to know about...

How can you tell the difference between a small allergic reaction, chickenpox, and an outbreak of measles? When your child develops spots on her skin, sometimes it's impossible for parents to decipher what they are,...
Swaddling

Everything you need to know about swaddling your baby

Midwife and founder of the New Baby Company, Vicki Scott advises on the art of swaddling, an ancient practice that helps lull babies in to a peaceful slumber Having worked with hundreds of babies over...

Do you have a clingy baby?

Parenting expert Kathryn Mewes, answers one reader’s question about her clingy baby... Q) I have a nine month old who is super clingy – he gets so angry and upset if I leave him for only...

How to set a successful sleeping routine

Little Routine's baby consultant Gillian Stewart shares her tips on how to set a successful sleeping routine... Being a mum is not easy. Everyone assumes that because you have had a baby you know what...

Baby born with a full head of hair becomes Instagram sensation

This super-cute baby from Japan now has thousands of fans all over the world thanks to her epic head of hair She may only be six months old, but so far little baby Chanco has...

International Friendship Day: The five stages of children’s friendships

To mark International Friendship Day (30 July), Georgina Blaskey explains how we can help our children navigate the rollercoaster of playground relationships... Even as young as nursery age we may see the first seeds of friendship...
Breastfeeding

Does nipple size affect whether or not you can breastfeed?

Women's nipples come in all shapes and sizes, but does that matter when it comes to breastfeeding? Worried about the complications that come with breastfeeding? Some regular concerns that crop up with mothers-to-be include sore...
Mother and baby sleeping

This is how much sleep new parents get on average in baby’s first year

You don’t know tired until you have a child of your own – new research has unveiled how much sleep new parents are getting (clue: not much) Simba, the sleep technology brand who sell those...