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Life with your newborn

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Coping with tiredness and newborn baby sleep patterns

Newborn sleep patterns can be a shock to the system for new parents. This article discusses how to get a baby to sleep, advice on dealing with tiredness and more.

Coping with a crying baby

Coping with a crying baby can be a challenge. Here are tips on how to stop a baby from crying. Discover techniques you can use to soothe, calm and comfort your child.

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Sore nipples when breastfeeding

Sore nipples when breastfeeding can be a problem in the early days and beyond. This article outlines causes of sore nipples and suggests methods to ease the pain.

Breastfeeding problems and concerns in the early days

Here we look at some of the problems and concerns that can make breastfeeding in the early days challenging.

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Everything you need to know about slings and carriers

Strap yourselves in. Here’s the lowdown on baby slings and carriers

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Which baby carrier or sling is best for me?

You’ve decided that using a sling or carrier is for you. But when it comes to design, where do you start? Here are the choices

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Fitting a baby's car seat

Baby car seat installation can be difficult. Here we give tips on fitting children’s car seats; with a guide to safety and information on the various types.

New year, same old resolutions?

The new year is often a time for resolutions and positive plans for the year ahead. Here we provide some suggestions for things to think about over the coming months.

Postnatal care: checks for babies

After birth, your baby will have health checks to detect conditions and abnormalities. Here we look at the Apgar score, blood spot screening, the six week postnatal check and more.

Getting organised: what to expect after birth

Here we look at what to expect after birth, including what you can do to deal with tiredness as well as advice on getting support from your partner and others.

Constipation in babies

Here we answer questions about constipation in babies with information on baby constipation remedies and relief, how to help a newborn and what not to give them.

Choosing child car seats

Buying child car seats can be confusing. Read about UK laws, rear and forward facing car seats, safety information and see our checklist for choosing a baby's car seat.