Top tips for your baby
What should I dress my baby in at night? It’s important to make sure both your baby and the room temperature are kept between 16-20c.
Glow Dreaming has created a 5-in-1 sleep aid that keeps things simple and sees babies, children, and adults too, nodding off in a matter of minutes.
Carrying Consultant Zoe Woodman talks through common concerns about baby carrying.
There are sling libraries and trained consultants around the country who help to support carrying.
When babies start to become more mobile, it’s an important time to ensure your choice of sleepwear is as safe as possible. Both head More
The clocks go back on Sunday 28th October. Here’s how you can prepare your little ones for a seamless transition…
With the arrival of cooler weather, we can’t help but feel excited, all thanks to MORI’s gorgeous new winter collection designed to keep both babies and kids cosy and warm.
Here’s my collection of the most gorgeous changing bags on the market right now, and I guarantee they’ll be bags you’ll want to keep long after you need to!
There are a few things you need to know when it comes to treating kids with cold or flu.
Coming to terms with the death of a baby. Expert advice from Psychotherapist and Paediatric Counsellor, Julia Samuel.
Croup is most common in 1-3 year olds because their windpipe is particularly small in relation to their size so even a small amount of inflammation can restrict their breathing.
We’ve joined forces with some of the most respected voices in the UK parenting community to bring you the wisdom that exactly what the More
Say goodbye to single-use plastic containers and hello to a more eco-friendly approach to nourishing your baby.
Designed to appeal to fashion-forward parents, the Coya is sleek, lightweight, super-practical and travel system compatible.
For a decade, the SnüzPod, the UK’s top-selling bedside crib, has been a part of countless new family journeys, bringing sweet dreams to little More
If you’re looking for baby eczema treatments, and ways to soothe your little one, medical scientist and founder of The Womb Effect, Dr Nauf AlBendar, is here to tell you everything you need to know.
Once your baby arrives, there will be some newborn screening options available to you to test your baby for health conditions or impairments.
We’ve teamed up with Snüz to bring you the best expert advice so you can be sure your baby is sleeping safely.
Many women in the UK who can breastfeed plan to breastfeed their child, with statistics telling us 81% begin with hopeful intentions. However, by More
Registered midwife Malena Monteverde from My Expert Midwife shares her expert advice on breastfeeding twins. Is breastfeeding twins possible? Just as caring for twins More
Cases of measles have more than doubled in England so far this year, compared to the whole of last year, and the numbers are even higher abroad.
Different children react in different ways to teething, just bear in mind that it is a normal physiological process, and any discomfort is quite transient.
Puzzled about how to dress your baby for bedtime during hot weather? Check out our handy guide.
Flat head syndrome can cause your baby’s head to appear asymmetric or misshapen.
To help fellow mums get through the hot weather this summer, together with the help of some of my colleagues, I’ve put together a guide to breastfeeding in the summer.
Keeping your baby’s room between 16 and 20 degrees at all times is vital to their safety and comfort, whether it’s during the day or at night.
Graco has launched its dedicated online centre Your Journey to Sleep and new co-sleeping product, the Sweet2Sleep bedside crib.
Babycare brand aden + anais have launched a new organic collection for summer in the dreamiest hand-painted prints and patterns.
This week is National Weaning Week, so we’ve teamed up with our friends at Beaba to provide you with some expert weaning advice to help you get started.
Charlotte Stirling-Reed’s tips and advice to help give parents that all-important confidence with weaning.
We’ve created this list of best books for new mums to give you a little helping hand, trusted advice, expert tips, and a nappy load of humour to boot.
The second drop of the BIBS X Liberty collection has launched, and it’s all about gorgeously pretty textiles to keep you and your baby cosy and bonded.
Our recommendations for the best reusable, cloth and washable nappies 2023.
We understand how difficult and time-consuming it can be to prep and cook homemade food, so check out these three easy weaning recipes, complete with YouTube how-tos!
iCandy’s best-kept secret is out. Suitable from birth, the all-terrain iCandy Core is the only pushchair you’ll ever need.
When it comes to baby sleep, there are a lot of heated debates as to whether to follow a routine or not to follow a routine, also known as ‘parent-led’ or ‘baby-led.’
Developmental baby massage therapist Peter Walker on the benefits of massaging your baby and top tips on how to do it.
Weaning is such an important time and I remember so well the excitement and nerves that come with learning how to wean, and what things to start with.
The top 40 most annoying pieces of advice given to new parents have been revealed by Ergobaby.
A Scandi-inspired nursery is an excellent choice if you want to create a modern, minimalistic bedroom for your new arrival.
Danish children’s brand BIBS announces a new exclusive floral collaboration with the famous and oh-so-British brand Liberty for the SS23 collection.
Parenting expert Heidi Skudder’s top tips on helping your routine stay consistent in the days ahead of the lead-up to the spring clock change and beyond.
Here is a collection of recommended baby and toddler products to make your life easier. These products are made by the brands we trust.
From newborn to 12 months plus, this guide to the stages of baby sleep will tell you exactly what you need to know to be prepared.
Leclerc Baby is busy creating intelligent solutions for new parents. Their mission is to give parents more freedom of movement when getting out and More
If you’re new to the wonderful world of mindfulness, this podcast episode is a great place to start.
Make speech practice fit into life, rather than working around it. Play doesn’t need to use toys and you don’t need to spend money on toys for your child.
The Sleepi is an evolving bed that grows with your child from birth. It begins life as a stylish oval mini crib, with its shape creating a cosy nest for your baby.
We’ve teamed up with Angelcare to create this must-read guide on baby’s first bath so you can ensure it’s an experience you’ll both enjoy!
Parents will do anything to protect their baby’s health, but some things are just out of our control, such as toxic air.
What is the science behind a baby’s sleep? And how can we use that knowledge to help our baby’s sleep patterns, day and night?
The Nuna TRIV Next is billed as an urban pushchair built for morning strolls about town and afternoons in the park.
Little ones are naturally drawn to shape recognition, counting, sorting, classifying, patterning, sequencing, construction and stacking.
We’ve prepared this handy Christening checklist to make planning your child’s big day as easy as possible.
Avoid snowsuits, ALWAYS wear your carrier UNDER your coat, plus more must-know tips for winter babywearing.
Here’s our collection of the best podcasts for mums, dads and parents in general that you need to download this year.
From expert, day-to-day advice on your baby’s developmental stages, to breastfeeding support, mental health and meeting new mums.
Leading baby and child nutritionist Charlotte Stirling-Reed is on hand to problem shoot a whole host of questions surrounding toddlers and mealtimes.
Are you worried about Strep A? The latest data from the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) shows that scarlet fever cases continue to remain More
Did you know that right now, parents are storing their children’s stem cells for use in potential therapies? It’s called private stem cell banking and helps families to protect the health of their little ones for years to come.
Ergobaby’s Evolve 3-in-1 Bouncer is thoughtfully designed to be used at every stage, from newborn through toddlerhood.
Scratching, while a natural reaction, can become a damaging habit, so it’s important to take steps to manage the condition.
Lisa Lohiser and Corinne Eggleston from the Fisher-Price Play Lab talk about the best developmental toys and the role they play in Early Childhood Development.
John Lewis has everything you need to make your baby’s first Christmas one to remember.
Instead of getting overwhelmed at each mealtime, there are plenty of effective ways to deal with a fussy eater to help add harmony to mealtimes.
The exact cause of constipation is not fully understood, but is mostly due to a combination of factors.
Fully certified Sleep Consultant and children’s mental health practitioner Sophie Wilkinson reveals all.
Author of the Sensational Baby Sleep Plan Alison Scott Wright joins Ellie Thompson to talk about babies with reflux.
The iCandy Core is a truly ground-breaking pushchair that can handle country life and city living in one.
A chair designed for all ages, adjustable in one second. We take a look.
Here are some simple tips on helping to keep your baby safe and snug, as well as giving you complete peace of mind.
Which baby carrier is right for me? How do I make sure my baby is seated safely and in the hip-healthy ‘M’ position?
Leonora Bamford welcomes musician and presenter Myleene Klass to the podcast to talk about her brand-new album, My Lullabies: Motown.
Check out our recommendations of the best baby carriers to get you and about for autumn adventures, while keeping your baby close, safe and secure.
There are a number of advantages of giving your new baby a dummy, but as your baby grows and develops, it’s important to consider the impact on teeth and gums.
Finding the perfect gift for a new baby is easy with Mini la- Mode and their free gift-wrapping service is the cherry on the cake.
Teething can be an incredibly painful process but unfortunately, it’s a necessary stage in your baby’s development. Check out our collection of recommended teething toys to soothe sore gums.
Expert Elizabeth Pantley advises that we try to embrace separation anxiety as a positive sign…
The Graco Village is a new specialist hub with advice and tips on postnatal emotional and physical care for parents during the first 12 weeks post-partum.
To celebrate their 30th anniversary, Organix have launched a delicious new range of organic Baby Meals. The new collection will introduce a variety of More
To celebrate the new Cocomelon nappies by Rascal + Friends’, official nappy expert Christie Pope has shared her top tips to make nappy changing on the go a complete breeze.
No amount of planning, reading, note-taking, praying or hoping can guarantee you a smooth ride through the first 3 months of your baby’s life and your life as a new mother.
This brand new Disney baby collection brings together a host of classic characters to create an irresistible range for babies and toddlers.
Are you wondering about breastfeeding or bottle feeding? We’ve got some tips on how to do successfully to both. The World Health Organisation (WHO) More
Here are our top picks for the best sleeping bags to invest in this summer.
The Calmi’s featherlite design and easy-release buttons makes it super simple to switch from car seat to carry cot mode and back again.
Bathing your newborn for the first time is a daunting experience. To make life easier, we’ve put together our recommended list of baby baths and supports suitable from newborn up.
Start-Rite is on hand with some handy tips on how to measure your child’s feet and how to check correctly whether a pair of shoes fit properly.
From teething to teatime, Matchstick monkey has launched into homeware, with Mealtime, a stylish new weaning range.
Editor of My Baba Ellie Thompson welcomes the author of new book Mindful New Mum, clinical psychologist Dr Caroline Boyd to the show.
If you’re travelling with kids this summer, check out three genius Stokke products that will make life away from home as comfy as possible.
The new forward facing Anoris T i-Size is the first car seat to offer innovative full-body airbag technology, proven to provide up to 50% more protection than a conventional forward-facing seat.
Ultra-lightweight, this pushchair is designed to help you handle city life and trips away with your most precious cargo in tow.
Travelling with a child can be a terrifying concept for any parent. Whether it’s a long flight or a road trip, things won’t quite ever be the same. Your packing list will now consist of new travel essentials such as travel toys and gadgets to keep them occupied, booster seats and not to forget the changing bags.
Leclerc Baby is on a mission to help parents get the most out of parenthood this summer.
Swivel car seats allow you to easy access to your child, so you can transfer them seamlessly from car seat to cot or pushchair without the drama. We’ve compiled our recommendations of the best 360 car seats on the market right now.
Ergobaby UK is proud to share the stories of some of its recent partners this Black Babywearing Week.
The RyRy Scallop is a compact and portable car seat for toddlers, designed with safety, style and sustainability in mind.
Stop the press! There are three new iCandy pushchairs to swoon over this summer, offering even more choice to those in the market for a stroller.
Expert advice on how to keep you and baby from overheating and how best to protect your baby from the sun.
Designed with an urban environment and active city dweller in mind, this 2022 Red Dot Design Award-winning pushchair is perfect for newborns and toddlers alike.
Chickenpox (varicella zoster virus) is a common viral infection and usually affects children – however, you can get it at any age.
If your baby won’t stop crying for hours on end, it might be a sign of colic. Here’s what you need to know.
We join Laura for a walk around Victoria Park to test drive her pushchair of choice, the Stokke Xplory X Signature, and to talk about her pregnancy, nesting plans, and how she’s preparing for her June arrival.
Award-winning brand aden + anais has launched a completely organic babycare range featuring three gorgeous new collections.
To celebrate Weaning Week, Beaba’s go-to dietitian Nichola Ludlam-Raine from Nics Nutrition is on hand with lots of simple weaning advice for every age and stage.
The typical signs your baby is ready for food include being able to sit up independently, being able to reach out for food, hold it, and put it in their mouth and most importantly, be able to swallow their food.
We spoke to Dr Zoe all about the challenges parents face when introducing solid foods to their babies, how best to overcome them, and the impact that modern life and social media can have on the weaning journey.
Aqua Wipes research also found that 63% of parents tend to wrap soiled wipes into the used, dirty nappy after changing their baby.
An electric breast pump can be a game-changer in helping to feed your baby. If you’ll be away from your little one sometimes, it’s worth considering a pump to express milk for when you’re not around. 15% Elvie discount inside…
Ellie Thompson welcomes English model, influencer and soon-to-be first-time mum Laura Coleman to the show to talk pregnancy, baby kit and her June arrival.
We welcome to the show Emma Bianco, founder of eco kids’ brand Pure Earth Collection. We ask Emma’s advice on how to create the More
We love how My Little Foodie is reframing our children’s relationships with food by getting kids in the kitchen.
A true icon (and lifesaver), the SnüzPod Bedside Crib has already helped over a quarter of a million parents to keep their little one close to feed, soothe and settle.
Transitioning your baby from breast to bottle can be problematic, which is why the mum-life softness of these silicone baby bottles is just complete genius.
Leo Bamford and Ellie Thompson team up with Virgin and Absolute Radio DJ’s Amy Voce and Jennie Longdon to chat pregnancy, birth and baby kit in this latest episode of Parental Control.
If you’re looking for a shopping list of the best baby products, you’ve come to the right place. As recommended by mums.
To reduce the chance of SIDS, families should follow key safer sleep advice for baby sleep.
As part of a good bedtime routine, it’s thought that playing white noise or ambient sounds helps children sleep better and for longer. That’s why we were so excited to see Tonies’ launch their collection of naptime Tonies to help little ones drift off to sleep.
Sleep expert Lucy Wolfe is on hand with some top tips on how to create and maintain a great bedtime routine for your children.
Your little one is here. You’re in a loved-up bundle of bliss on the sofa, reveling in the deliciousness of just hanging out with your baby. Hang on…. That’s not always the way it goes – right? That’s the photoshoot someone put on Instagram.
Issues discussed in this episode include how to implement a healthy bedtime routine, the importance of consistency, as well as common issues surrounding naps and bedtime, including sleep regression, nightmares, stalling at bedtime, separation anxiety and waking too early. A must-listen!
This leading nursery brand has a trio of products to make life as a new parent easier, whether you’re looking for a top-of-the-line baby monitor or bath support to keep your little one safe, they’ve got you covered.
Learn how to create delicious dehydrated food and snacks for babies, toddlers and the rest of the family with the new Dry ‘n’ Snack food dehydrator from Béaba.
A podcast with Leith’s trained chef Adam Shaw on foods to eat during pregnancy. Recipe inspiration for the first, second and third trimesters.
Bugaboo has updated its award-winning pushchair to bring you the brand new, side by side Donkey 5.
Here’s everything you need to know about postpartum anxiety, according to Bupa’s Clinical Lead for Mental Health, Glenys Jackson.
Don’t be afraid to get wet! Here are ten reasons you need to make the most of tub time.
Is your child a fussy eater? A limited diet during pregnancy and breastfeeding may have be defining your child’s taste likes and dislikes.
A review of the new birth to booster car seat, Joie i-Spin Grow. With i-Size and a 360 spin, the new seat by Joie is already winning awards.
Fussy eaters. We ask the tough question: are parents to blame for picky eating?
If you’re shopping for the ultimate baby monitor for your newborn, here are ten reason to consider the next generation Nanit Pro.
Beaba’s guide to baby food at Christmas includes some must-read weaning do’s and don’ts, as well as some fantastic Christmas Day weaning recipes they’ll love.
Bluebell has been revolutionising the way we monitor our little ones for a few years now, and it’s clear they’ve been listening to what parents really want, with the recent revamp and release of three new models, the 7 in 1, 8 in 1 and 9 in 1.
With so many parties and gatherings to attend, it’s time to decide on a party outfit for your little one — something that will make them the belle (or beau!) of the ball.
Graco is offering up to 20% off* their swings and highchairs, so families can relax and enjoy the festive season, knowing their baby is safe, secure and cosy.
The more tummy time is incorporated into a baby’s day, the more the muscles and strength develop, directly impacting on literally everything the baby does.
Amanda Williamson from Future Health Biobank joins this episode of Parental Control to discuss the importance of stem cell banking.
Stay warm and stand out from the crowd this winter with the super-stylish Stokke® Xplory® X Winter Kit.
There’s no dreamier job than creating your baby’s nursery or bedroom, but it’s important to consider the products you’re purchasing. Organic baby bedding is More
Even though we cannot make a child eat if they really do not want to, there are a number of actions we can do to change their attitude towards certain foods and the eating environment.
Research has revealed findings of up to twenty times more microplastics in baby poo than adult poo. Where are they coming from? Toys, teethers, bedding and clothes.
If you choose to ditch the dummy there are options. As with all children growing up, the way we go about things depends on their age and level of understanding.
Award-winning Sunday Times bestselling author and Instagram sensation Rebecca Wilson joins the show to talk about weaning and family food.
Bronchiolitis is a lower respiratory tract infection that commonly affects babies and young children under 2 years old.
You can breathe a sigh of relief. We’ve tried and tested a range of products and here are our recommendations of the best products More
If you’re wondering why it’s so important to teach your baby good sleeping habits, sleep expert Georgie Bateman from Night Nannies is on hand to explain why.
Since 1994, HALO®, has been the trusted leader for safe sleep-focussed products in the US and is expanding globally to make safe sleep easier and more accessible for parents and babies everywhere.
Why is pre-school so good, and how can it benefit a child from starting a formal education early? Karen Clince, founder of Tigers Childcare is back with another fantastic article on how we can support our preschoolers learning at home.
To celebrate their one-year birthday, East Finchley’s newest nursery, The Learning Experience (TLE®), is hosting Bubbles’ Amazing Circus on Saturday, 25 September, from 12pm to 5pm.
A selection of the best baby bouncers and rockers on the market. Every rocker and bouncer in this collection is suitable for babies aged newborn up.
Check out this round-up of snacks for preschoolers. Healthy but delicious snacking ideas for toddlers and preschoolers.
One of the biggest decisions you’ll make as a new parent is choosing which car seat is best for your baby. If you’re wondering More
Children are not a blank slate, but they are not born programmed to follow modern rules, either. Parents need to guide and teach their More
Do you know what to look for when buying nursery furniture and accessories? Read our guide to creating a non-toxic nursery.
Talking about periods to your toddler or young child might not exactly be at the top of your to-do list, but here are nine reasons why you might in fact want to consider talking with your young son or daughter about the menstrual cycle.
We’ve called on the expertise of sleep consultant, Lucy Shrimpton, Founder of The Sleep Nanny to share her words of wisdom on how you can help your little one sleep through the hottest of nights.
Breastfeeding expert Clare Byam-Cook answers your worries and questions commonly associated with breastfeeding.
We take a closer look at Medela’s range of breast pumps and explore the differences between them so you can shop the right breast pump with confidence.
Mastitis is an inflammation of breast tissue, usually caused by an infection. It is a common condition which mainly affects women who are breastfeeding.
Did you know? It’s pregnancy and in particular, the hormone relaxin which loosens the ligaments in a woman’s pelvis in preparation for birth that causes some women’s breasts to sag.
We catch up with our favourite Spice Girl Emma Bunton to find out about 25th anniversary plans, and the latest news from her eco-baby brand at Kit & Kin.
Top tips for parents on managing their own emotions and as a result their triggers to their children’s blow-ups, meltdown and toddler tantrums.
Beaba’s expansive range of products includes innovative and stylish solutions for every stage of your baby’s first year and beyond.
Favourite muslin brand aden + anais has used its years of experience in babycare to move into the playtime space with the launch of two awesome new products.
The sleep experts at The Gro Company and Millpond Sleep Clinic share their expert guidance on keeping baby cool this summer.
Tiffany Norris, aka The Mummy Concierge, has helped the Royal Family, the social set and the A-list with their newborns, and knows every trick in the book when it comes to travelling with a little one.
Potty training can seem like a daunting task, but there are some relatively simple tricks that can help to make the process much easier. We’ve put together your FAQs with some easy to follow solutions.
With 720p HD clarity, 16 ft IR night vision, and the ability to pan right around your baby’s room, you need never miss a moment. We take a closer look.
My Baba Editor Ellie Thompson picks her top ten ‘best in boutique’ brands at The Baby Show Live. If you’d like free tickets to The Baby Show Live, click here and register now!
Challenging the use of the ‘fed is best’ message is not about implying that every woman can or should want to breastfeed. It’s about fighting for justice for those women who really wanted to breastfeed.
The Suuthe SmartMat calms restless babies and guides them to sleep by mimicking the sounds and sensations of the womb.
We have been speaking to Fred Safety about their Think Safe campaign which aims to prevent accidents and injuries at home.
If you’re planning to bottle feed with expressed breast milk or infant formula, it’s worth being prepared. Here are our top tips and recommended products.
A growth scan is an ultrasound scan that is normally performed in the third trimester of pregnancy and checks how well your baby is growing.
Dropping right in time for summer, BabyBjörn has unveiled its newest babywearing design: the Baby Carrier Harmony.
Choosing the right nursery for your baby can be one of the biggest decisions you face as a new parent.
All the tricks, tips and info you need to get your little one out of nappies in no time!
We’re huge fans of DockATot’s award-winning multifunctional docking stations, and just in time for the summer season, they’ve launched a new Sun and Sea More
Find out the reasons why children typically resist having a bowel movement on the toilet, or hold back from going and what you can do to help.
We take a look at the latest baby monitor on the block, the Nanit Pro, and how well it works with its companion app, Insights subscription service, and the optional breathing wear for baby.
Top tips on eco-friendly weaning from Nuby and frugal food expert and blogger, Kayley Monaghan.
Available in six gorgeous colours, the Omni Breeze is designed for adventure. Engineered to be the most breathable baby carrier on the market, the Breeze is suitable from newborn right up to toddler age.
Consultant Paediatrician in Allergy, José Maia e Costa shares his expert advice on weaning a baby with reflux.
Organix’s Fussy Eating Expert Lucy Thomas is on hand with some really useful advice to encourage our kids to eat their fruit and vegetables.
Specialist paediatric dietitian Dr Rosan Meryer talks to us about Cows’ Milk Protein Allergy (CMPA) and weaning: where to start, and what to look out for.
Annabel Karmel joins Leo on the show to chat about how to wean (puree or baby-led), allergies, snacks, and how to encourage the kids to be more involved in the kitchen.
Speech and language therapist Nicola Lathey from The Owl Centre to give us some advice on what we can be doing to help our youngest children.
Best-selling author and the UK’s number one baby and child nutritionist Annabel Karmel sat down with us to discuss all things weaning. We’ve pulled More
We take a look at Beaba’s range of non-toxic, sustainable and mostly plastic-free weaning products for babies and growing children.
How can we help our toddlers work through behavioural issues and become happier and better able to regulate their emotions, leading to a happier home all around and helping them gain skills they can use in their future?
Naturedoc’s Lucinda Miller answers my questions on what’s best for your CMPA baby in terms of nutrients and milks once they reach toddler age.
Do you really have to toddler-proof your home? In short, yes. Toddlers are an adventurous bunch whose curiosity can get them in all sorts of trouble — and frighten us parents.
My advice to anyone suspecting their baby is suffering from reflux is to properly equip yourself with the right knowledge and support in order to effectively fight your baby’s corner and get that all-important diagnosis.
Already a much-loved and sought after pushchair, the Xplory’s most recent makeover puts this luxe stroller back into the limelight in a gorgeous runway-inspired collection.
As my eldest jumped up, it looked like my youngest put his arm out and ‘snap’. I ran to him, had a look and immediately thought it was broken.
Every experience will shape your baby’s mindset, forming the foundations for future learning, behaviour, and health.
Lucy Shrimpton, Sleep Expert and founder of The Sleep Nanny® shares her advice on how to ensure the transition of the clock change is as easy as possible.
Meet the dreamiest kids’ house bed, the Mokee Mini House, the perfect place to sleep, read, play and cuddle. Enjoy 5% off everything at Mokee with discount code MYBABA5 valid until the end of April 2021
With Easter around the corner, shop Peter Rabbit inspired essentials perfect for those long-awaited spring walks.
The Silver Cross Voyager is part of the new Essentials collection and thanks to its flexible design, can be used as a side-by-side co sleeper or standalone crib.
If you and your baby are struggling with lack of sleep, you might like to look at some options and see what sleep training actually entails.
Sleep Expert and Founder of The Sleep Nanny Lucy Shrimpton shares her advice on toddlers and naptime.
It’s Sleep Awareness Week this week, so I thought it would be very apt to invite maternity nurse and baby expert Lisa Clegg to the show to discuss baby routine and sleep.
A practical battery-powered bottle warmer designed to be light and portable, INOBY can heat up a bottle of water or milk with just a couple clicks of a button.
Does becoming a parent mean frequent night waking and generally months of sleep deprivation? Not necessarily! Read these twelve newborn sleep tips by baby sleep exert, Charmian Mead.
1st March marks the start of Sleep Support Month by Snüz, a national campaign to Support Sleep Deprived Parents. We’ve compiled a whole list of go-to resources and troubleshooting articles to help your baby get the best night’s sleep.
Article from Bianca Parau, Senior Paediatric Dietitian all about Vitamin D, where it comes from and why it is so important for our kids.
There are so many advantages to investing in a hip seat. It’s a fuss-free way to get out and about with your little one, or indeed, just to carry your kid around the house; all without putting stress on your back.
Dr Harvey Karp covers everything to do with baby sleep, sleeping techniques and what to expect from your newborn in those first few weeks.
Parenting giant Cheeky Rascals recommend these top five products to add to your newborn essentials shopping list, together with some handy tips to boot.
A lightweight, breathable baby carrier made from sustainable materials, the Aerloom is a fabulous choice for busy parents of newborns up. We take a closer look.
Everything you need to know about safer swaddling and when to stop, plus recommendations for sleepsuits designed to make swaddling super simple.
And is there a nightlight perfect for babies and children of all ages? We think we’ve found the answer.
Baba West is set to provide parents with the support they need when it comes to the development of their babies and children.
What’s the difference between reflux, acid reflux and silent reflux, and what are the main symptoms of each?
For the ultimate silent night this Christmas, we recommend investing in these three key newborn sleep essentials from Snüz.
An award-winning brand famous for its genius teething solutions, Matchstick Monkey has side-stepped effortlessly into skincare, with six genius new products for baby and you.
When it comes to allergies in children, and due to the nature of baby’s weaning, egg sits almost at par with cow’s milk as being the most prevalent form of allergy. This is closely followed by a peanut allergy.
A new addition to the family is a very exciting and happy occasion. When there is an older child at home, however, this excitement might be combined with concerns about how they’ll react to the new arrival.
The first thing to do with this guilt is to name what you feel guilty about. Maybe find someone to talk it over with who hasn’t got an axe to grind
When it comes to parenting, you get no trial period, no training exercises – you’re thrown in at the deep end. And, if you’re anything like me, you find the prospect daunting.
The Owlet Smart Sock 3 has launched with a few important changes. We take a look at the third generation Owlet Smart Sock.
Dr. Sophie Niedermaier Patramani talks to us about newborn baby myths, and how to survive the first three months with your new baby.
Should all babies be taking a probiotic from birth? What happens if my baby is constipated? My baba has had antibiotics, what should I do?
When can I get my baby into a routine? Are routines bad for new babies? Can I have a routine if I’m breastfeeding?
This month, lots of charities will come together to raise awareness about the key issues affecting those who have experienced pregnancy loss or baby death in the UK.
When can you start looking at implementing a routine for your new baby? What do I do if my baby looks like he’s not gaining weight from breast feeding?
The Baby Detective Sarah Norris shares her expert tips and advice on how to be a confident parent.
It is quite difficult to diagnose a urinary tract infection in a baby. The symptoms are often nonspecific and can include fever, vomiting, irritability and crying, poor feeding, drowsiness, poor weight gain or weight loss, and a bloody or smelly nappy.
In real terms, colic is a sweeping diagnosis given to a baby that is excessively crying. It is important to understand that colic is not a condition itself, rather a collection of symptoms.
If you’re looking to invest in a carrier suitable for a newborn, we recommend BabyBjörn’s ergonomic Baby Carrier Move.
Having a new baby is a tremendous period of excitement and change – but one where it’s all too easy to lose sight of you in all the chaos.
The more natural the ingredients, the better – especially if you suffer from sensitive skin. Avoid anything that mentions that it has SLS or parabens in as these can cause irritation to the skin.
Young children have control of so little in their lives – so it’s natural that some children discover that what goes in and out of the mouths is one of the first things that they can control!
An interview with our resident vet, Nick Haley, MA VetMB MRCVS I am going to have a baby, and
We asked the experts at Babycup for some advice on how to get started.
It’s unlikely you’ll be spending any amount of time outdoors, so your focus should be on what the room temperatures might be as opposed to the heat outside, so you can plan for every eventuality.
This is a really helpful episode for new mothers in particular, as we discuss the tell-tale signs of a dairy intolerance, what to look out for and what you should do if you suspect your baby is suffering.
Having a play mat is the perfect place for tummy time, and when they’re a little older, a great place to roll, play and crawl.
Babywearing helps with the healthy development of your baby’s brain, as well as providing them with a fantastic learning environment.
Founder of Piccolo Organic Cat Gazzoli shares her top tips on how to cope with a newborn during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Owlet’s complete Monitor Duo offers new parents the ultimate in baby monitoring.
When does a sleep association become a habit? Tips on how to build strong positive sleep associations and ways to implement a good bedtime routine.
Whether you’re sitting ‘poolside’ this summer or just making the most of being outdoors with the family, your little one can stay safe as they doze off for a snooze.
Often, babies born with cleft lip or a cleft palate have difficulties with eating, breathing and speaking due to their facial difference.
These early moments are precious, so naturally, as a parent whether it’s your first time or you’ve been here before, you’ll want to make sure the transition from womb to world is as perfect as it can be.
Diet and nutrition advice for breastfeeding mamas by expert Laura Tilt from Biamother, the world’s first health app that cares for new mums.
This is an unsettling time so it’s important to explain to your child what the plan is, that being at home might be tough at times but that you’re also all going to have a lot of fun.
Organic food brand Piccolo has come to the rescue with their top tips on using your pantry essentials to make the most out of batch cooking for the whole family
While most babies begin teething around six months, the first tooth can appear anytime between three and 14 months. Teeth usually come in pairs, starting with the bottom front two and followed by the top front two.
It’s not just you who is responsible for your baby’s growth and development. The products you buy are equally as important and should support them in their youngest years.
Help your little one learn through play with this exciting round-up of toys and baby kit for all ages and stages.
If you are aware and knowledgeable about how the mind can get affected post-birth you can better lookout for the signs and signals that you may need more support.
Infant colic is a common condition, affecting around 1 in 5 infants in the UK in their first month
Parents who are interested in raising a vegan family are understandably concerned that their plant-based diet should contain all the nutrients required for the demands of a growing baby or active toddler.
Veganism is not just limited to the food we eat. Aqua Wipes are vegan-friendly, plastic-free, biodegradable wet wipes that are specifically created for a newborn baby’s delicate skin.
Piccolo’s new support network, Family Club will provide members with monthly expert emails, hundreds of recipes and coupons towards Piccolo products. There are also 5,000 goodie bags available for the first parents to sign up!
Christmas dinner isn’t just for those with teeth! Baby can get in on this traditional Christmas meal thanks to Piccolo’s winning Turkey Dinner recipe More
Your baby is busy growing a grand total of 20 milk teeth, yep, TWENTY. The complete set consists of eight incisors, four canines and eight molars. They might be tiny, but every tooth has its own very important function.
Organic baby food brand Piccolo has announced its new charity partnerships with Little Village and City Harvest this December and following into 2020. Giving More
If you’re looking for simple, healthy and not to mention yummy weaning recipes for your baby this festive season, you’ve come to the right place. Using fresh and whole ingredients, you can prepare, steam, blend and cook in no time at all.
Vitamin D is something we absorb when our skin is exposed to sunlight but during the winter months, most of us aren’t getting enough of it.
The four month sleep regression is the most talked about event in baby sleep during the first year of baby’s life.
Your toddler is dealing with a lot of changes and challenges at around two years of age.
We’ve picked out some fabulous options for dressing baby on Christmas day.
We hear so much about baby brands becoming more eco-conscious and sustainable but hardly ever when it comes down to baby food — until now.
Signs of reflux are when your baby is sick, spits up or brings up milk shortly after feeding. If your baby has reflux, here’s how to combat it.
Everything looks great in rose gold, doesn’t it? Phones, watches, shoes — even rose gold hair is having a moment (and we love that More
You know skincare isn’t just for grown-ups. Where would you be without children’s body wash, bath time bubbles and eczema-soothing creams? Exactly.
The flu vaccination can be given to children between the ages of 6 months to 17 years. Those aged 6 months to 2 years and those 11-17 years need only to have it (by injection) if they are in a medical risk group.
We’ve never had it so good when it comes to skincare. Our bathroom shelves are filled with the most sophisticated lotions and potions suited More
With more than one snow event predicted this winter in the UK, you might be wondering if your buggy is up to the job. When choosing your winter pushchair, we recommend taking the following attributes into consideration:
Breastfeeding your newborn in the first few weeks: cluster feeding, skin to skin, and sore nipples. We find out what’s normal and what’s not.
Using a baby gym or an activity centre once they’re able to hold their heads up and stay upright with support, boosts cognitive development and helps your baby learn colours, shapes and sounds.
Have you moved beyond the 6 month milestone with your baby or young child and feel you are stuck with some habits which are not serving you well?
We came across baby food company Bellato Baby, who are revolutionising how us busy on-the-go parents feed our littlest ones. I was really excited for Billy to try out the range in this video of his first ever food experience.
Let’s talk about babywearing. Leave the pushchair at home and get out and about hands-free with your baby strapped to your chest. Choose between wraps and carriers or opt for something in-between, here are your options.
Baby proofing the home is vital, we’ve got some handy pointers and products to help you ensure your home is as accident free as possible.
We walk, sit, grab and even feel… with our brain. If we understand what is developing in our baby’s minds, we understand our baby at a level much higher than the level of ‘does he crawl yet?’ The Wonder Weeks gives you unique insights into baby’s developing mind
To ease the transition and avoid any last-minute panics, we’ve created a checklist to make sure their bag is packed with the essentials for the first day of nursery.
You will know if your baby is choking if they are unable to cough, cry or breathe. In this case you should follow these steps…
I’m absolutely done in today. I had to leave my five month old baby with my mother in law and go and sit in the car and cry.
In my work as a speech and language therapist, I find parents can be very worried about their child having a lisp. In fact, lisps are very common in preschool children and are not a huge cause for concern until after the age of 4 ½ years.
For new parents, signs of acne on their newborn can be alarming but with baby acne affecting approximately 20% of newborns before they are 6 weeks old, it is a common condition that shouldn’t be of worry.
My two year old daughter has started hitting, what should we be doing to deter this behaviour? Are we bringing up a bully!?
Advice on how best to transition your toddler from cot to bed with this easy step by step guide by sleep expert Andrea Grace.
My child pulled off a poo-filled nappy and smeared its contents all over the cot. We asked a child psychologist, is this normal behaviour? What’s going on?!
It’s true what Elvie are claiming – this pump is seriously quiet.
The 25th May marks the most colourful day of the year. Elmer day! There’ll be lots of activities all over the country turning the nation patchwork.
We’re back with an update following our first vlog on why we decided to collect our baby’s stem cells.
Every pregnancy to child journey is and will be different as there is no rule book. Follow what works well for YOU.
Mind coach, counsellor and author Anna Williamson on how to manage postnatal depression.
Organic skincare products suitable for baby’s delicate skin, and for little ones suffering with skin complaints such as eczema, psoriasis and dermatitis.
If last year’s scorching summer is anything to go by, parents will be looking for clever tips to help cool down their babies at night this summer.
An article outlining some of the most common sleep issues in babies, with advice to help you figure out what’s going on and most importantly, how to solve sleep problems.
Dr. Spatz (from UPENN and CHOP) shares her wisdom on setting solid foundations for breastfeeding to support mother and baby.
Here are our top recommendations to help you and your little one achieve a restful night’s sleep from the moment you bring your baby home.
Check out our video on why we’ve made the decision to collect and store our baby’s stem cells with the help of Future Health Biobank.
Dealing with a two year old can feel similar to training a tiger. Despite the challenge, teaching him that safety, boundaries, and following directions really are important remains the goal.
I’ve put together a handy guide to the sleep options out there to ensure both you and your little one have a sound night’s sleep.
The quantity and quality of the language or languages in your child’s environment will change how much your baby learns, and early language learning influences later learning.
I’m planning ahead of time to boost breast milk supply before my baby is born – what key things should I be doing?
We spoke with Lucy Shrimpton, The Sleep Nanny®, who shares her top tips for helping both you and your little one get some much needed sleep this winter.
I’m worried about bringing my newborn home. I don’t even know how to change a nappy. Is
Two common reasons for colic are tongue-tie and recessive jaw, both of which can result in disorganised suckling. Here’s what to look out for.
Getting our babies’ microbiome right in their first thousand days of existence has almost become a ‘mantra” for the medical professions and especially paediatricians. The first thousand days incorporates the antenatal period (a healthy pregnant mother leads to a healthy baby) and our infants’ first two years of their life.
Nappy changing, while not everyone’s favourite chore, can actually be a positive experience for you and your baby. If it makes you feel nervous More
If you are a parent then the clock going back an hour this Sunday 28th October may not be a reason for excitement as it is for everyone else. Especially if you are a parent of a baby or a small child.
We look into Cranial Osteopathy with Liv Lowrie, BSc.(Hons) Ost., DPO Registered Osteopath, and why it may be something to consider.
Today we ran a Twitter chat with maternity nurse Mary Ashton. We were flooded with lots of questions on newborns, breastfeeding, babies and sleep, More
Expert article by Fiona Cooke, maternity nurse and author of the new baby book A Helpful Guide to a Happy Baby.
Many of our lifelong eating behaviours develop during the first years of our life; it is through actual experiences with food and watching the eating behaviours of others that we learn what we want, and how much we want to eat.
There is no set figure for how much weight your baby should put on – every baby will have their own pattern. We explore five top things to remember.
Newborn skin is thinner than an adult’s. It’s only when your baby is born that their skin adapts itself to the elements of the world beyond the womb. Here’s how to best look after baby’s skin.
Since Dr Tom York became a dad for the first time, a host of new devices and gadgets have made his parenting experience easier. He shares them with us here.
The Cybex Lemo Highchair is an attractive 4-in-1 seating solution suitable from birth to 99 years of age. Available in a range of funky More
Breastfeeding should be the most natural and easy thing to do, but many new mums have found that this isn’t always the case!
Creating a healthy packed lunch may be the best way to ensure that children with food allergies have allergen-free food to eat while they are at school or otherwise away from home.
Colic is also a term often used to describe long periods of crying that mostly reoccurs in the early evening and this seems to be a phenomena that affects many babies around a similar time in the evening.
It was at 3am one night and my first born, Mae, had been crying relentlessly, I remember bursting into tears and crying non-stop. I felt like ‘my one was broken’; I was broken. I reached out to friends at this point and booked into the doctor as I realised it was more than just a crying baby.
The results of our live Twitter chat with Lactation Consultant Vanessa Christie. Vanessa answers our reader questions on breastfeeding.
The brand new Joolz Hub is in the My Baba spotlight this week. A compact urban stroller measuring just 53cm in width, the easy-to-fold Hub is designed to tackle tubes, trains, buses and busy city streets with ease.
Tantrums are generally the last measure of a child’s attempt to take care of himself. They are the final and ultimate expression of frustration when the child has been unable to get what he needs, when he needs it. Your child is unable to calmly ask for your time and attention so he can tell you how he is feeling. He simply “blows his fuse” out of sheer frustration and a sense of helplessness.
Maternity nurse Mary Ashton shares her ultimate top tips for new and expectant parents. You can follow Mary’s Facebook page for more fabulous advice, and join her private group set up for mamas to be and mamas with newborns whereby you can contact her directly with any questions you may have.
We’re excited to introduce to you the new i-Level lie flat i-Size approved car seat by Joie. What’s brilliant about this car seat is its ability to recline to a 157 degree lie flat position even when rear racing. The lie flat position is billed by experts to be the best way for a newborn to travel in cars.
Nicole Freeman founder of the award-winning cookery school for kids The Kids’ Kitchen answers some popular reader questions on toddlers, young children and mealtimes.
In an attempt to provide clarification on this confusing topic, Dr Akash Deep, Consultant Paediatrician at The Portland Hospital, part of HCA UK, takes us through the most common rashes seen in children, what they look like and when to seek medical advice.
Babies and teeth can present new parents with a whole world of trouble. We asked Paediatric Dentist Dr Carmen Colomar all our questions about baby teeth.
Leonora talks about her personal experience weaning her baby and advises on the stages she went through.
It’s a hot and sunny day and you’re walking through a park or relaxing in the garden. In order to protect your little one More
Breastfeeding and caesarean birth affects your baby’s gut health. Here’s how you can help their gut health from the very start.
Top UK maternity nurse, baby care consultant and author of the brilliant new parenting book ‘The Baby Detective’ Sarah Norris shares her top ten tips on how to put baby to sleep safely in the hot weather.
Babies and young children can have vast differences in their speech, language and communication development. Here Speech & Language Therapist Amanda Griffiths explains what to roughly expect and when.
How should you safely put your baby to sleep? What equipment do you need? What is normal when it comes to infant sleeping patterns? New dad Dr Tom York answers your questions!
In the UK, we have the NHS to look after us when things go wrong. What might have happened if you hadn’t had antenatal checks, or medical support before, during or after the birth? Would you both have survived?
Kitting out a nursery for the first time is a very special task, and if you’re looking for the luxurious, then look no further. If you’re looking to splash out on your little one’s nursery, we’ve got some serious suggestions for you.
There are many early signs of autism, most notably the absence of meeting developmental milestones. However, for first time parents who have no benchmarks to compare their baby to, the deficits in developments may be very subtle and hard to identify.
Sensory play forms the building blocks of physical and mental development in the early months. Here’s how to encourage it.
The subject of having baby in bed with you is one that people tend to have strongly held opinions and feelings about. Is there a “right or wrong” answer?
I discovered firsthand the importance of skin to skin from the lovely NICU nurses looking after my newborn son, and the results were transformative. Within two days of starting SSC, he had become responsive and was out of his incubator.
The status quo for a long time has been to avoid introducing potential allergens in the first few years of life, but is this still the case?
The Behaviourists’ founder Katy Roberts gives us the low-down on how to deal with behavioural problems that might arise as a result of reflux.
Leading UK paediatric gastroenterologist Professor Neil Shah answers your questions on cows’ milk dairy allergy, what causes it, how to spot it and what to do about it.
When it comes to a newborn you’ve got enough to think about, right? Here’s a refresher of what you should definitely NOT be doing with your stroller.
The Blissful Baby expert answers your reader questions on baby and toddler sleep and routine in a live Twitter chat – here are the results!
Heading into the winter months brings with it lots of childhood infections. One of the most common infections we see in A&E in children is bronchiolitis.
Find a couple who are already parents and berate them about their methods of discipline, lack of patience, appallingly low tolerance levels and how they have allowed their children to run wild.
Do you know what to expect from your Health Visitor? We have the low-down on everything you need to know, from the Red Book to all their areas of expertise.
We’ve asked Dr Clare Thompson to do an extensive piece for us covering everything to do with vaccinations. Why, how and when? This is a More
Join us on Twitter for a LIVE CHAT on routine and sleep, Monday, 30th Oct, from 12-1pm. Tweet your questions to The Blissful Baby Expert using #MotherBaba.
I have to say when a book landed on my desk about newborn babies using a potty my jaw hit the ground. What on More
Osteopathic assessment and treatment for newborns is recommended as early as possible after birth
Sleep, or the lack of it, is probably the most widely written about and discussed topic within the entire range of baby care issues.
“Not everything that comes out of a baby can be scooped up, wiped off, or thrown away.” Let’s talk baby farts.
An extract taken from Looking out for Number Two by Bryan Vartabedian.
My three-year-old has started being mean to our cats, chasing them, scaring them. Is this normal, does this mean he is an evil child? We asked an expert.
My daughter had very bad allergies when she was very little and I went to see the amazing Bianca, who always put my mind More
As it’s World Breastfeeding Week, Dr Tom York has shared some expert advice with My Baba on how to approach breastfeeding as a first-time parent.
I’m really confused with all the contraception options
We’ve asked expert Ingvild Naestvold, to suggest which therapies she recommends for a healthy, happy baby.
Expressing breastmilk, just like breastfeeding can take a little while to get to grips with. Here are some top tips.
GBS naturally lives within the human body, but this bacteria can cause problems during childbirth for mother and baby. Find out about its symptoms here.
Baby wellness and childcare expert Angela Spencer has over 20 years of experience in owning and operating nurseries responsible for the care, development and well-being of More
Does your baby cry when they are placed on their back? Do you have problems with breastfeeding? Here are the telltale signs.
Breastfeeding is a journey. I’ve had a few pitstops already, so turned to online health specialists WellVine for help – all from the comfort of my own home.
Choking has got to be a parent’s worst nightmare, and it happens all too often, and most recently to a friend of a friend More
What are the different types of birthmarks, and can you tell us a bit about strawberry birthmarks?
6 Top Tips for Happy Sleeping from the ‘Magic Sleep Fairy’. Click for info on Alison’s Sleep Roadshow this summer, tickets available on Eventbrite.
An expert article on Chicken Pox detailing what to look out for and how best to treat it.
With the imminent arrival of royal baby number two, everyone is talking about how dear little Prince George will cope. We asked our resident expert Elizabeth Pantley More
An expert article to raise awareness for World Plagiocephaly Awareness Day and safe sleep in babies.
We asked Lesley Gilchrist from My Expert Midwife her thoughts on the importance of skin to skin contact with your newborn, and exactly how soon More
The Bugaboo Bee5 is an urban pushchair specifically designed for busy parents, and since 2007, the lightweight, compact fold Bee has been a popular choice for inner city adventures.
What three things do you look for in a pushchair? We ask our audience on Twitter and some parenting celebs what they think!
Iconic British nursery brand Silver Cross launch stunning travel system to much applause and rave reviews from all corners of the parenting world.
Olympic athlete and the fastest woman in the world circa 2001 Katharine Merry reviews the Mothercare Amble Stroller, and tells us just how easy More
What is colic? Colic’s the name given to repeated episodes of intense crying
We’re excited to tell you about Mothercare‘s new launch,the very important ‘Gift A Bundle’, a campaign for Mother’s Day. ‘Gift A Bundle’ is an initiative that More
We have so many readers at their wits end write in with various issues when it comes to their toddlers and sleep. It can More
Most mums-to-be have their hospital bag ready and waiting by the door in those last few weeks of pregnancy but not many will have More
I’ve been thinking a lot about the amount of photos I see of my friends’ children in my timeline, from baby scans to the More