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:

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McDonald’s Happy Meal toys could be banned in the UK

McDonald's could be forced to discontinue their iconic Happy Meal toys in the UK, as part of a new Government crack-down on single-use plastics. Following the 5p charge for carrier bags, and plans to phase...
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River Island launches RI Baby range

High street favourite River Island has extended its kidswear offering with the launch of RI Baby clothes There’s an exciting new baby range available on the high street this autumn with the launch of RI...
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How many of these white lies do you tell your kids to get them...

Parents will say anything to get their kids to eat...
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Why and how to protect your baby’s ears from loud noises

We all want to protect our children, but have you considered the damaging effects of loud noises? Our children’s senses are far more delicate than those of adults. While many adults already suffer from noise-induced...
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Five reasons to visit The Baby Show this October

The UK’s top shopping event for new and expectant parents is back for another year – and here’s five reasons why you should be there The Baby Show is returning to Olympia London this October...
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Back-to-school bugs and how to beat them

Children can catch all kinds of back-to-school bugs at this time of year. We spoke to two doctors from London Doctors Clinic about the main culprits to watch out for Symptoms of hand, foot and...
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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,...
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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...
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Thomas and Friends relaunches with multicultural makeover

Children's TV programme Thomas and Friends is relaunching to introduce new "inclusive" gender-balanced and multicultural characters. While Thomas the Tank Engine was once content spending his days with the likes of James the Red Engine, Henry the Green...