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From choosing the perfect pram to tackling those teething terrors; whether you are thinking to have a baby or currently navigating life with a new born or trying to settle into a new routine with your little one, we’ve got all the tips, tricks and trends of all things baby.

To find out what we, here at Baby Magazine have to say, read our top baby stories here:

 

Real Life Special – A Very Modern Miracle

e almost never have to go out looking for a story – in fact we’re honoured and a little humbled, by the sheer number of amazing families who contact us each season to...

The Cruelest Cut

Thousands of young London girls may be at risk of a gruesome cultural practice leading to lifelong health problems. Baby London investigates Female Genital Mutilation. She was about seven years old. They took her...

Building a Family

What would you do if you discovered that you and your partner couldn’t have children? We talk to a couple who faced this situation, and have created their own unique family. Matthew and Sarah’s...

The Great Nappy Debate

Nappy changing is something that you have to get used to as a new parent. On average, children will have 6,300 nappy changes before they are toilet trained, so it makes sense to...

Statementing

With more and more children being diagnosed with increasing numbers of educational and behavioural conditions, the need for a ‘statement’ is ever-important. But it is a daunting, often laborious process and one no...

Please Sir, We Want Some More…

A chronic shortage of foster carers in the wake of the Baby P case may spell a return to Oliver Twist-style children’s homes, experts warned. Figures reveal there are 10,000 fewer foster families than are...

Is there a link between obesity and formula fed children?

A recent study carried out by the MRC Childhood Nutrition Research Centre has suggested a link between obesity and formula fed children. However, experts have critiscised the study as it  focused on fat...
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Vaccinating London babies against tuberculosis – the BCG

My daughter is seven months old and still has a nasty red lump on her arm from her BCG vaccination which she had five months ago. Although it is unusual for babies to have...

London NHS leads baby stem cell banking

You may have heard of the increasingly popular practice of having your baby’s stem cells collected from the umbilical cord blood at birth.  The blood in the umbilical cord is rich in blood-type...

Advice from the tooth fairy

Healthy teeth are essential to a healthy childhood. Not only do teeth help children to chew, speak and smile but they also support the upper and lower jaws. A baby can begin...