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baby-ipad-cot From tackling those first tricky feeds, to choosing the perfect pram; whether you're navigating life with a newborn or settling into a new routine with your baby, we've got all the tips, tricks and trending baby and newborn news here. Read our top baby stories here: 

Newborn sleeping in mother's arms

This is how much sleep your newborn needs

How much sleep is the right amount for your newborn baby? From daytime napping to an unbroken night’s slumber (we can dream), we look at how much they should be getting Making sure your baby...
Breastfeeding runner

This British runner stopped during a 106-mile race to breastfeed her baby

A British ultra runner made a pit stop to breastfeed her three-month-old son during a 43-hour endurance race... Sophie Power is a regular competitor of endurance races, but after giving birth just three months ago,...
Baby wrapped in towel

Reflux in babies: Everything you need to know

Sisters Marina Fogle and Dr Chiara Hunt discuss everything you need to know about reflux in babies All babies cry, some more than others, and some seemingly all the time. But when does excessive crying...
Glow Dreaming sleep lamp

Parents claim this new Glow Dreaming Lamp is a miracle cure for sending crying...

A certain pink night light from Down Under called the Glow Dreaming Lamp claims to make your child – even those problem sleepers – drop off in a matter of minutes... There’s nothing more precious...
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...
Mum and baby co-sleeping

How to make your baby sleep in their own bed

Does your baby end up sleeping in your bed? Parenting expert Kathryn Mewes offers her advice to help your little one love their own space... Q.) My 10 month old refuses to sleep in his...

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...

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...