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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.

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What to expect in those first few days with a newborn

As you get ready to take your newborn home for the first time, here’s what’s in store once you leave hospital Your baby will arrive home in a car seat, but once home, she needs...

Your baby after delivery

Here's what going on with your baby during those first precious moments of life outside the womb From the moment your baby is placed on your chest, her instinct will be to find a nipple...

What to expect after delivery

Your due date has arrived, and your new baby is finally here. Here’s what is going on with you after the delivery However you delivered, it’s called labour for a reason. Many women compare pregnancy...
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What you need to know about the BCG vaccine

Dr Sophie Niedermaier MD, consultant paediatrician at Richmond Practice, tells us what we need to know about the BCG vaccine The BCG vaccine is a live vaccine against tuberculosis (TB), which can be a serious...

Is there any science behind babywearing?

To celebrate International Babywearing Week 2017, 2-8 October, Emily Williamson professional carrying consultant and founder of South London Slings explains the scientific benefits behind babywearing Practical, snuggly, hands free… A good sling or carrier can...

Caring for your baby’s teeth

Susannah Warren talks to health experts to get the lowdown on caring for your baby's teeth and oral health A tooth! It’s one of the biggest milestones in the first months of your baby’s life....

Clare Byam-Cook: How can we improve Britain’s breastfeeding rates?

As we celebrate National Breastfeeding Week, Clare Byam-Cook addresses the issue of plummeting breastfeeding rates The reason I ask this question is because, despite endless campaigns to promote breastfeeding, Britain still has one of the...

How to buy the right mattress and bedding for baby

It’s a significantly exciting period when you’re expecting your first child, but knowing how to choose the right mattress and bedding can sometimes seem a little overwhelming. The experts over at Naturalmat have put...

Does your baby struggle to sleep in her own room?

Parenting expert Kathryn Mewes, answers one reader’s question about her baby who won’t sleep in her own room Q.) I am struggling to get my eight and a half month old daughter to sleep in...

How to boost your milk supply

Nutritionist Louise Pyne finds out how to make the most of your milk supply You need all the energy you can muster to cope with the changes that come with newborn territory, so focusing on a...