Is spoon feeding babies making them overweight?

New book by leading infant feeding researcher Dr Amy Brown explores how and why spoon fed babies may be more likely to be overweight Could baby led weaning, where babies self-feed and can regulate their...

Time to talk: vaccinations

Dr Chiara Hunt and sister Marina Fogle of The Bump Class investigate...

Should I be worried about my baby’s reflux?

Professor Mike Thomson from The Portland Hospital answers some of the most common questions from parents about reflux What is reflux? Bringing up food is a common physiological process that usually happens after eating in healthy...

How to cope with a crying baby

It's often easy to forget your maternal instincts, but understanding why they're crying should help calm those anxious moments, says Georgina Blaskey We’ve all been there. You’re four hours into the day after a broken...

What are the benefits of teething jewellery?

Annie Quinton explores the new wave of teething jewellery for mum and baby Leave anything in the path of a teething baby and, if they can get their hands on it, chances are it’s going...

A cure for colic?

Is acupuncture the answer to reducing colic symptoms in babies? It’s the source of many a mother’s misery thanks to its incessant nature, intense volume and ability to inspire complete helplessness in parents. But colic, defined...

Encouraging your baby to have good food habits

What’s often thought of as fussy eating could actually be chalked up as a battle for independence – but how can you tell the difference? One of the best things a parent can give their...

Should my baby use a dummy?

Consultant paediatrician Dr Robert Arlt looks at the pros and cons of giving your baby a dummy Babies do cry; they have to, because for them it is a means of communication. They have to...

Tongue-tie: does your baby have it and what treatment is available?

You’ve probably heard other mothers talk about it, but what is tongue-tie and how does it affect babies? Read our guide to this breastfeeding hurdle, which is a lot more common than you might...

Top tips for bathing your baby

Doctor and Daughter provide their top tips on how to bath your newborn baby “Bathing your baby for the first time can be nerve-wracking for new parents,” reassures Rebecca Maberly, co-founder of trusted parenting website...