Whether you’re a new mum or you’ve just had your fourth baby, every parent can use some help when it comes to finding out the latest advice on breastfeeding or bottle feeding, colic, sleeping through the night, teething or weaning (just to mention a few)!
There’s so much to think about, to worry about even, but helpful to know that many of these problems are being shared by hundreds of like-minded parents. So if you’re dreaming of sleep as you feed your newborn just one more time, and want to remind yourself that you are doing a brilliant job, tuck into this section to allay your fears and banish those anxieties.
What is colic? Many new babies in the first three months suffer from prolonged crying and discomfort. It can be upsetting to see and wearing for the tired new parents, so what are the treatment options, and do they really work?
Moving from breast to bottle
If you breastfeed exclusively for the first year, ...
Baby milk: mixing bottle and breast
It is possible to combine the two feeding regimes
Although in the first two months your baby will ha...
Although there are many foods that you need to avo...
Baby Toys: balls
A wide choice of baby playthings from soft balls for rolling games, to gadgets that make sounds and encourage first discoveries, not to mention giving them plenty of exercise.
How to sleep train
Once your baby is past the "endless slumber" stage (at about four to five months), her sleep routine will start to take shape. Keep in mind that a typical baby might take three or four one-hour naps a day, while others enjoy a two-hour nap every morning and afternoon like clockwork.