Your Baby

Getting to know your newborn is so sweet. Advice for new mums and dads about newborn care, crying, breastfeeding, baby bathing and skincare, newborn sleep, baby health, first immunisations, colic, reflux and more!

Face time

Here’s how infants learn from facial expressions, explains Vanessa LoBue, Assistant Professor of Psychology at Rutgers University Newark.

Insuring your family’s future

As a new parent or a parent-to-be, your health and wellbeing and that of your family is important to you. And while insurance is not something you think about every day, the arrival of a new baby is a good time to take a closer look at just how much cover your family has.

10 questions you should never ask a new mum

Have you ever noticed how social etiquette is sometimes forgotten when talking to a new mum? Questions which ordinarily would be off-limits in everyday conversation seem to pop out of other people’s mouths without much thought behind them.


A walk in the park

Pram. Pushchair. Buggy. Stroller. These different terms depend on vintage or manufacturer, but all are synonymous with the wheeled frame-and-seat unit used for children

A wee problem

If you’re suffering from urine leakage or prolapse, you’re not alone, and there are things you can do to improve your situation.

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Set up for success with breastfeeding

Breastfeeding may be natural, but it’s not always easy. The painful truth is, many mums struggle to breastfeed and, while some persevere through the pain and frustration, for others it’s easier to quit.

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Cot safety

Is your baby as safe as they can possibly be in the cot you use at home? Tiffany Brown delves into cot safety and explains what new parents need to look for.


Colic or reflux

If your baby is crying more than seems normal, it could be nothing, or it could be colic or even reflux. How do you know the difference? Penny Voigt explains.

Safe and sound

Ah, sleep, precious sleep — the holy grail for all new parents! It’s important to ensure you’re following safe sleep practices when it comes to your newborn, says Tiffany Brown.

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Starting solids

If your baby is six months old, it’s time to start thinking about starting solid foods. Here’s how to get started and what to remember.

Born to ride

One of the most important pieces of baby gear that you’ll need for your newborn is a car seat.

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