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Eco-Friendly Parenting: The Benefits Of Reusable Swim Nappies

Reusable swim nappies have emerged as a popular alternative to disposable ones, providing numerous benefits for both children and the environment. Let’s delve into why choosing reusable swim nappies is a wise and sustainable decision.

Best Foods For Weaning Your Baby

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.

Wrapped In Love: Baby Hampers Designed To Celebrate Precious Moments

Pink and Blue Hampers is your premier destination for exquisite hampers and personalised baby gifts, meticulously designed to commemorate every milestone of parenthood.

Letting Go Of The Dummy: Timing And Tactics For Transitioning Away

BIBS recommendations are based on the Danish Dental Association, which recommends stopping pacifier use before age 3. This guide will explore some steps to help you transition your child from the pacifier.

Our Shortlist Of The Best Reusable Nappies 2024

Our recommendations for the best reusable, cloth and washable nappies 2024.

Understanding Colic: A Guide To Soothing Your Baby

Dr. Brown’s provides comprehensive insights into understanding colic, shedding light on its nature and offering practical guidance on assisting your baby through this distressing condition.

How To Prepare Your Baby For The Spring Clock Change

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.

Safer Sleep Week With Pure Earth Collection: 4 Ways To Ensure Safe And Peaceful Nights For Your Little One

Safer Sleep Week. Here are 4 things to help you embrace safe and peaceful nights for your little one with Pure Earth Collection.

Navigating The Outside World: A Guide To Maintaining Your Baby’s Sleep Schedule While Out And About

We’ve teamed up with Coperi to look at the best ways to help your baby become a pro at napping while out and about.

Baby’s Bliss: The Ultimate Guide To Choosing The Perfect Soother

Selecting the perfect soother for your baby is a crucial decision, impacting both their comfort and oral development. We delve into the essentials of choosing the perfect soother for your little one’s needs.

Choosing The Right Baby Carrier: Key Considerations And Features

We’ve gone to the experts, Ergobaby, to help put together a list of exactly what you should be looking for so you can choose the right baby carrier.

Sleep Blissfully: Glow Dreaming’s Essential Oils Range Delivers Tranquil Nights

Glow Dreaming, the trailblazing Australian sleep brand dedicated to helping parents and babies get better sleep. Glow Dreaming presents three signature blends – Glow Lullaby, Breathe Easy, and Glow Defence, each formulated to address specific needs and create a better sleep environment today.

Perfect Ten: The Best Breast Pumps For Nursing Mothers

Whether you’re a new mum navigating the world of breastfeeding or a seasoned parent looking to upgrade your pumping gear, these pumps are worth considering for your breastfeeding journey.

Navigating The Daily Journey: 3 Essential Commuting Tips For Breastfeeding Mums

Work and the constant need to travel are only some hindrances that make it challenging for mums to continue breastfeeding. To help working mothers aiming to breastfeed as long and as often as possible, here are three commuting tips to help them reach their goal.

Expert Advice: Baby Sleep Cycles And Regressions Explained

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?

14 Best Apps For New Mums 2024

From expert, day-to-day advice on your baby’s developmental stages, to breastfeeding support, mental health and meeting new mums.

13 Best Podcasts For Mums And Mums To Be 2024

Here’s our collection of the best podcasts for mums, dads and parents in general that you need to download this year.

How To Dress Your Baby For Sleep This Winter

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.

Essential Weaning Food Storage Containers for Your Little One

Weaning food storage containers are vital for introducing solid foods during the weaning process, facilitating the safe storage and serving of new food items for a smooth and healthy transition for infants.

Sorting Out Sleep: With The Latest Launch From Glow Dreaming

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.

Debunking 5 Common Concerns About Baby Carrying

Carrying Consultant Zoe Woodman talks through common concerns about baby carrying.

Top Tips On Choosing A Baby Carrier Suitable For You & Your Child

There are sling libraries and trained consultants around the country who help to support carrying.

How To Choose A Baby Sleeping Bag For Safer Baby Sleep

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

How Best To Prepare Your Children For The Clock Change

The clocks go back on Sunday 28th October. Here’s how you can prepare your little ones for a seamless transition…

All The Essentials Your Little One Needs This Winter From MORI

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.

8 Changing Bags We Love

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!

Treating Colds And Flu In Babies, Toddlers & Children

There are a few things you need to know when it comes to treating kids with cold or flu.

When My Baby Dies by Julia Samuels

Dealing With Baby Loss: Advice From Psychotherapist And Author, Julia Samuel

Coming to terms with the death of a baby. Expert advice from Psychotherapist and Paediatric Counsellor, Julia Samuel.

Croup And Children: Everything You Need To Know

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. 

What The Experts WISH You Knew About Having A New Baby 

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

9 Reusable Baby Food Pouches To Know

Say goodbye to single-use plastic containers and hello to a more eco-friendly approach to nourishing your baby.

Cybex Coya: The Ultra-Compact Travel Stroller For Fashion Forward Parents

Designed to appeal to fashion-forward parents, the Coya is sleek, lightweight, super-practical and travel system compatible.

Celebrating A Decade Of Dreams With 25% Off SnüzPods!

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

Best Treatments For Baby Eczema: Everything You Need To Know

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.

What Is Included In A Newborn Screening Test?

Once your baby arrives, there will be some newborn screening options available to you to test your baby for health conditions or impairments.

7 Easy Steps For Safer Baby Sleep

We’ve teamed up with Snüz to bring you the best expert advice so you can be sure your baby is sleeping safely.

Navigating Your Breastfeeding Journey: Advice From The Breastfeeding Mentor And iL Tutto

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

Breastfeeding Twins Like A Pro: Essential Tips And Tricks

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

Measles Cases Are Rising, Do You Know Your Child’s MMR Vaccine Status? 

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.

Everything You Need to Know About Baby Teeth

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.

Dressing Baby For Bed: What To Wear In Different Temperatures

Puzzled about how to dress your baby for bedtime during hot weather? Check out our handy guide.

What Is Flat Head Syndrome?

Flat head syndrome can cause your baby’s head to appear asymmetric or misshapen.

Your Ultimate Guide To Breastfeeding In The Summer Heat

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.

Best Baby Room Thermometers

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.

The Wonder Of Sleep: The Right Products And Support For New Parents

Graco has launched its dedicated online centre Your Journey to Sleep and new co-sleeping product, the Sweet2Sleep bedside crib.

The Organic Summer Baby Collection We Love

Babycare brand aden + anais have launched a new organic collection for summer in the dreamiest hand-painted prints and patterns.

10 Easy Weaning Tips To Get You Started

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 Answers Your Quick-Fire Questions On Weaning

Charlotte Stirling-Reed’s tips and advice to help give parents that all-important confidence with weaning.

Best Books For New Mums: Birth, Babies, Sleep, Sex, Self-Care & Gin

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.

Blooming Into Motherhood With The BIBS x Liberty Textile Collection

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.

3 Easy Weaning Recipes For Busy Parents (Purées, Muffins & More!)

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!

REVEALED: iCandy Core’s Secret Weapon – Do You Know What It Is Yet?

iCandy’s best-kept secret is out. Suitable from birth, the all-terrain iCandy Core is the only pushchair you’ll ever need.

Baby-Led Versus Parent-Led: The Different Approaches To Parenting And Sleep

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.’

Baby Massage: 10 Top Tips To Get Started

Developmental baby massage therapist Peter Walker on the benefits of massaging your baby and top tips on how to do it.

Top 40 Most Annoying Pieces Of Advice For New Parents

The top 40 most annoying pieces of advice given to new parents have been revealed by Ergobaby.

How To Create The Ultimate Scandi-Inspired Nursery

A Scandi-inspired nursery is an excellent choice if you want to create a modern, minimalistic bedroom for your new arrival.

The BIBS X Liberty Collaboration Parents Need To Know About

Danish children’s brand BIBS announces a new exclusive floral collaboration with the famous and oh-so-British brand Liberty for the SS23 collection.

Best Baby Products For Parents 2023

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: A Guide To The Stages Of Baby Sleep

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. 

3 Airline Friendly Travel Pushchairs For Summer Adventure

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

Parental Control, Ep 78: Moshi Expert On Easy Ways To Introduce Mindfulness To Your Kids

If you’re new to the wonderful world of mindfulness, this podcast episode is a great place to start. 

How To Support Your Baby’s Speech Development

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 3-in-1 Bed That Grows With Your Child From 0-5 Years

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.

Baby’s First Bath: Everything You Need To Know

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!

10 Reasons Your Newborn Needs The ClevaPure Air Purifier In Their Nursery

Parents will do anything to protect their baby’s health, but some things are just out of our control, such as toxic air.

The Nuna TRIV Next: Your Everyday Travel Companion

The Nuna TRIV Next is billed as an urban pushchair built for morning strolls about town and afternoons in the park.

Tips For Little Learners: Why Counting And Sorting Is So Important

Little ones are naturally drawn to shape recognition, counting, sorting, classifying, patterning, sequencing, construction and stacking.

Planning Your Baby’s Christening: A Handy Checklist

We’ve prepared this handy Christening checklist to make planning your child’s big day as easy as possible.

Dressing For Winter Babywearing: What You Need To Know

Avoid snowsuits, ALWAYS wear your carrier UNDER your coat, plus more must-know tips for winter babywearing.

Parental Control, Ep 75: Charlotte Stirling-Reed Troubleshoots Toddler Mealtimes

Leading baby and child nutritionist Charlotte Stirling-Reed is on hand to problem shoot a whole host of questions surrounding toddlers and mealtimes.

Worried About Strep A? Must-Read Info On Group A Streptococcus (GAS)/Scarlet Fever

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

Is This The End Of The Tooth Fairy? Find Out How Storing Your Child’s Milk Teeth Could Save Their Life

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.

Shopping For The Best Baby Bouncer? Meet Ergobaby’s Evolve 3-in-1

Ergobaby’s Evolve 3-in-1 Bouncer is thoughtfully designed to be used at every stage, from newborn through toddlerhood.

Eczema: How Do I Stop My Baby Itching?

Scratching, while a natural reaction, can become a damaging habit, so it’s important to take steps to manage the condition.

Parental Control, Ep 73: Fisher-Price Toy Experts On The Best Gifts For Early Childhood Development PLUS Great Tips For Encouraging Play

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.

38 Ideas To Make Baby’s First Christmas Extra Special

John Lewis has everything you need to make your baby’s first Christmas one to remember. 

Annabel Karmel’s Top 10 Tips For Fussy Eaters

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.

How To Deal With Constipation In Infants And Toddlers

The exact cause of constipation is not fully understood, but is mostly due to a combination of factors.

Parental Control Ep, 72: Why Won’t My Baby Sleep? Expert Sophie Wilkinson Explains All

Fully certified Sleep Consultant and children’s mental health practitioner Sophie Wilkinson reveals all.

Parental Control, Ep 71: Alison Scott-Wright On Reflux: Spotting The Symptoms And When To Get Help

Author of the Sensational Baby Sleep Plan Alison Scott Wright joins Ellie Thompson to talk about babies with reflux.

iCandy Core: Is This The Only Pushchair You’ll Ever Need?

The iCandy Core is a truly ground-breaking pushchair that can handle country life and city living in one.

Introducing The New Bugaboo Giraffe – A Chair For All Ages

A chair designed for all ages, adjustable in one second. We take a look.

Why It’s So Important To Regulate Your Baby’s Body Temperature

Here are some simple tips on helping to keep your baby safe and snug, as well as giving you complete peace of mind.

Your Top 10 Babywearing Questions Answered

Which baby carrier is right for me? How do I make sure my baby is seated safely and in the hip-healthy ‘M’ position?

Parental Control, Ep 69: How Myleene Klass Can Send You Off To Sleep In Minutes With Her New Lullabies

Leonora Bamford welcomes musician and presenter Myleene Klass to the podcast to talk about her brand-new album, My Lullabies: Motown. 

Baby And Toddler Carriers To Celebrate International Babywearing Week

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. 

Dummies And Baby Teeth: Everything You Need To Know

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.

Choosing The Perfect Present For A New Baby (With FREE Gift Wrapping!)

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.

The Best Baby Teething Toys To Soothe Sore Gums

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.

How To Deal With Your Baby’s Separation Anxiety

Expert Elizabeth Pantley advises that we try to embrace separation anxiety as a positive sign…

Supporting Parents In The Fourth Trimester: 3 Essential Products You Need To Know

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.

How To Raise A Happy Eater With These Simple Organic Baby Meals

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

Expert Tips For Nappy Changing On-The-Go

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.

What To Consider In The Fourth Trimester

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.

13 Cute And Really Useful Picks From The NEW Enchanted Disney Baby Collection

This brand new Disney baby collection brings together a host of classic characters to create an irresistible range for babies and toddlers.

Breastfeeding v Bottle Feeding: What New Mums Need To Know

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

21 Recommended Sleeping Bags For Summer

Here are our top picks for the best sleeping bags to invest in this summer.

IN REVIEW: Joie Signature Calmi Car Seat And Carry Cot Combo

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. 

Best Baby Baths And Supports For Newborns And Babies

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.

Must-Read Guide To Correctly Fitting And Buying Children’s Shoes Online

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.

Matchstick Monkey’s Stylish NEW Mealtime Collection Every Parent Should Know

From teething to teatime, Matchstick monkey has launched into homeware, with Mealtime, a stylish new weaning range.

Parental Control, Ep 62: Meeting Your Baby For The First Time And Coping During The Fourth Trimester

Editor of My Baba Ellie Thompson welcomes the author of new book Mindful New Mum, clinical psychologist Dr Caroline Boyd to the show.

Travelling With Kids? Three Genius Stokke Products You Need To Know

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.

CYBEX Anoris T i-Size: The First Car Seat With Full Body Airbag Technology

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.

Jet-Setting Parents Will Love The Compact Nuna TRVL

Ultra-lightweight, this pushchair is designed to help you handle city life and trips away with your most precious cargo in tow.

Baby Travel Essentials: The Kit You’ll Need For Your Summer Adventure

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. 

Making Parenting Easier… The Best Travel Strollers For Summer

Leclerc Baby is on a mission to help parents get the most out of parenthood this summer.

Best 360 Car Seats For Babies And Toddlers

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.

Celebrating Black Babywearing Week With Ergobaby

Ergobaby UK is proud to share the stories of some of its recent partners this Black Babywearing Week.

Introducing RyRy Scallop: The World’s First Premium Compact Toddler Car Seat

The RyRy Scallop is a compact and portable car seat for toddlers, designed with safety, style and sustainability in mind.

#PushchairGoals: Which New iCandy Stroller Will You Choose?

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.

Keeping Safe In Hot Weather: Top 5 Tips For Summer Babywearing

Expert advice on how to keep you and baby from overheating and how best to protect your baby from the sun.

Thule Shine City Stroller For On-The-Go Adventure!

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 And Kids: Everything You Need To Know

Chickenpox (varicella zoster virus) is a common viral infection and usually affects children – however, you can get it at any age.

Does My Baby Have Colic? And Is There Anything I Can Do?

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.

INTERVIEW: A Walk In The Park With Model, Influencer And Mama-To-Be Laura Coleman

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.

The NEW Consciously Curated Babycare Collection You Need To Know

Award-winning brand aden + anais has launched a completely organic babycare range featuring three gorgeous new collections.

Weaning Week: Dietitian Tips For Every Age And Stage

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.

Top Tips & Essential Products For Weaning Baby

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.

Are You Confused About When To Start Weaning? Dr. Zoe Williams Explains All.

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.

Is This How You Dispose Of Your Wet Wipes? The Bottom Line On Biodegradable Wipes…

Aqua Wipes research also found that 63% of parents tend to wrap soiled wipes into the used, dirty nappy after changing their baby.

Do I Really Need An Electric Breast Pump? Plus, Electric vs Manual Pumps 

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…

Parental Control, Ep 55: Model And Influencer Laura Coleman On Pregnancy, Birth And Motherhood

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.

Parental Control, Ep 54: Is Your Child’s Bedroom Toxic? The Kids’ Products Responsible For Causing Harmful Indoor Air Pollution

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

10 Great Reasons To Try Healthy Family Meals From My Little Foodie

We love how My Little Foodie is reframing our children’s relationships with food by getting kids in the kitchen.

Why The SnüzPod4 Is The UK’s Best-Selling Bedside Crib

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.

Nanobebe’s Flexy Silicone Baby Bottles: Are These The Only Baby Bottles You’ll Ever Need?

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.

Parental Control, Ep 53: ‘Two New Mums’ Amy Voce And Jennie Longdon Talk Pregnancy, Birth And Baby Kit

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.

99 Baby Products Recommended By New Mums

If you’re looking for a shopping list of the best baby products, you’ve come to the right place. As recommended by mums.

How To Ensure Your Baby Sleeps Safely To Reduce The Risk Of SIDS

To reduce the chance of SIDS, families should follow key safer sleep advice for baby sleep.

Sleepy Time Tonies: For The Perfect Bedtime Or Naptime Routine

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.

How To Establish A Good Bedtime Routine For Your Child With Baby Annabell And Sleep Expert Lucy Wolfe

Sleep expert Lucy Wolfe is on hand with some top tips on how to create and maintain a great bedtime routine for your children.

The Top 10 Most Common Sleep Myths You’ll Hear As A New Parent

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.

Parental Control, Ep 52: Common Toddler Sleep Problems Solved With Top UK Experts Lisa Clegg And Sue Atkins

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! 

Sleep Awareness Week: The Newborn Baby Brand You Need To Know For The Ultimate Bedtime Routine

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.

Everything You Need To Know About Dehydrated Food For Babies And Toddlers + Recipe Inspo

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.

Parental Control, Ep 50: Pregnancy And What To Eat During Your First, Second And Third Trimester

A podcast with Leith’s trained chef Adam Shaw on foods to eat during pregnancy. Recipe inspiration for the first, second and third trimesters.

8 Reasons You’ll Love The New Bugaboo Donkey 5

Bugaboo has updated its award-winning pushchair to bring you the brand new, side by side Donkey 5.

10 Things You Need To Know About Postpartum Anxiety

Here’s everything you need to know about postpartum anxiety, according to Bupa’s Clinical Lead for Mental Health, Glenys Jackson.

5 Reasons Bathtime Play Is Important For Little Ones

Don’t be afraid to get wet! Here are ten reasons you need to make the most of tub time. 

Can Pregnancy And Breastfeeding Define Your Child’s Food Preferences?

Is your child a fussy eater? A limited diet during pregnancy and breastfeeding may have be defining your child’s taste likes and dislikes.

8 Reasons We Love Joie’s Birth To Booster Car Seat The NEW i-Spin Grow

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.

Parental Control, Ep 46: Annabel Karmel On Fussy Eaters – Are Parents To Blame?

Fussy eaters. We ask the tough question: are parents to blame for picky eating? 

The Ultimate Baby Surveillance: 8 Reasons You Need The Next Generation Nanit Pro

If you’re shopping for the ultimate baby monitor for your newborn, here are ten reason to consider the next generation Nanit Pro.

Winter Weaning: The Best Foods To Cook Your Baby This Christmas

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.

REVIEW: Bluebell Ultimate 9-in-1 Baby Smart Monitor

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.

Party Season? Here’s Everything On Our Kidswear Wish List

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.

Ideas For Baby’s First Christmas: Magical Discounts At Graco

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.

Tummy Time: What IS It And Why Is It So Important For Your Baby?

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.

Parental Control, Episode 44: Everything You Need To Know About Cord Blood And Stem Cell Banking

Amanda Williamson from Future Health Biobank joins this episode of Parental Control to discuss the importance of stem cell banking.

This Season’s Must-Have Accessory: The Stokke® Xplory® X Winter Kit

Stay warm and stand out from the crowd this winter with the super-stylish Stokke® Xplory® X Winter Kit.

Organic Baby & Toddler Bedding: Better For Children, Better For The Planet

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

How To Establish Positive Eating Patterns And A Good Mealtime Routine With Baby Annabell and Rebecca Wilson

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.

How To Create A Plastic Free Nursery And 12 Must-Have Products For Your Baby

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.

Dummies, Pacifiers, Soothers Or Binkies: Are They Friend Or Foe?!

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.

Parental Control, Ep 40: Rebecca Wilson On Family Food, Easy-To-Make Recipes And Weaning

Award-winning Sunday Times bestselling author and Instagram sensation Rebecca Wilson joins the show to talk about weaning and family food.

What Are The Symptoms Of Bronchiolitis And Who Is Most At Risk?

Bronchiolitis is a lower respiratory tract infection that commonly affects babies and young children under 2 years old.

Top 10 Sanity-Saving Products for Reflux, Wind & Colic

Our Top 10 Sanity-Saving Products For Reflux, Wind & Colic

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

Why It’s So Important To Teach Your Baby Good Sleeping Habits

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. 

Safe Sleep Solutions For Babies In Partnership With The Lullaby Trust

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.

Preschool: How Can We Support Our Children’s Learning At Home?

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.

East Finchley’s Newest Nursery Invites You To Bubbles’ Amazing Circus!

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.

Shop Best Rockers And Bouncers For Your Baby

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.

Best Snacks For Preschoolers

Check out this round-up of snacks for preschoolers. Healthy but delicious snacking ideas for toddlers and preschoolers.

The Low-Down On Rotating Car Seats: How Essential Are They?

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

How To Shape And Manage Your Young Child’s Behaviour

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

How To Create A Non-Toxic Nursery

Do you know what to look for when buying nursery furniture and accessories? Read our guide to creating a non-toxic nursery.

Ten Reasons You Should Talk To Your Child About The Menstrual Cycle

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.

How To Keep Your Baby Cool At Night Time During The Summer

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.

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Help! I’m Having Problems Breastfeeding! Breastfeeding Advice From Clare Byam-Cook

Breastfeeding expert Clare Byam-Cook answers your worries and questions commonly associated with breastfeeding.

How To Pick Your Pump: The Ultimate Guide To Choosing Your Breast Pump

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.

Everything You Need To Know About Mastitis

Mastitis is an inflammation of breast tissue, usually caused by an infection. It is a common condition which mainly affects women who are breastfeeding.

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17 Common Breastfeeding Myths Debunked

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.

Emma Bunton On Protecting The Planet, Kit & Kin And The 25th Anniversary Spice Girls Reunion

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.

How Can Parents Manage Their Own Triggers To Toddler Tantrums?

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. 

The Baby Brand You Need From Morning To Night

Beaba’s expansive range of products includes innovative and stylish solutions for every stage of your baby’s first year and beyond.

The New Playtime Range To Help You Bond With Your Baby

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.

3 Must-Read Tips To Keep Baby Cool At Night This Summer

The sleep experts at The Gro Company and Millpond Sleep Clinic share their expert guidance on keeping baby cool this summer.

Mummy Hacks For Travelling With A Little One

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.

Your Potty Training Questions Answered!

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.

Patrol Every Corner Of Your Baby’s Room With The Vacos Baby Monitor

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’s ‘Best In Boutique’ Brands At The Baby Show

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!

Don’t Tell me Fed is Best. My Body SHOULD be Able to Breastfeed!

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.

Everything You Need To Know About Suuthe: The UK’s First Sensory Mat For Babies

The Suuthe SmartMat calms restless babies and guides them to sleep by mimicking the sounds and sensations of the womb.

Handy Checklist: Top Tips On How To Babyproof Your House

We have been speaking to Fred Safety about their Think Safe campaign which aims to prevent accidents and injuries at home.

Bottle Feeding: Everything You Need To Know + Recommended Essentials

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.

Growth Scans In Pregnancy: What Are They And Why Are They Performed?

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.

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The Breathable Summer-Ready Baby Carrier From BabyBjörn

Dropping right in time for summer, BabyBjörn has unveiled its newest babywearing design: the Baby Carrier Harmony.

What To Consider When Choosing A Nursery For Your Baby

Choosing the right nursery for your baby can be one of the biggest decisions you face as a new parent.

Prepping For Potty Success: How To Prepare Your Child For Potty Training

All the tricks, tips and info you need to get your little one out of nappies in no time!

The Must-Have Sun And Sea Baby Kit Collection For Summer

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

How Can I Get My Child To Poo On The Potty?

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.

Nanit Pro: Is This 2021’s Smartest Baby Monitor?

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.

Go Green With These Top Tips For Eco Friendlier Weaning

Top tips on eco-friendly weaning from Nuby and frugal food expert and blogger, Kayley Monaghan.

Ergobaby Omni Breeze: The Most Breathable Baby Carrier On The Market

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 On How To Wean A Baby With Reflux

Consultant Paediatrician in Allergy, José Maia e Costa shares his expert advice on weaning a baby with reflux.

Top 10 Tips To Get Your Kids Eating Their Fruit And Veggies

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. 

Weaning Your CMPA Baby: Important Things You Need To Know

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.

Parental Control, Ep 28: Annabel Karmel on Weaning, Snacking & Allergies

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.  

Simple Ways To Boost Your Child’s Speech And Language Development From Birth

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.

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Annabel Karmel: How To Successfully Wean Your Baby

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

Best Eco-Friendly Weaning Products For Your Growing Children

We take a look at Beaba’s range of non-toxic, sustainable and mostly plastic-free weaning products for babies and growing children.

Dealing With Temper Tantrums? Tips On Understanding Young Children’s Behaviour Issues

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?

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Cows’ Milk Protein Allergy: The Low-Down On Substitute Milks & Nutrients

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.

4 Essentials To Create A Toddler-Proof Home

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.

REFLUX CHECKLIST: Everything You Need To Help Your Baby Beat Reflux

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.

The Iconic Stokke® Xplory® X Has Launched

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.

Leonora’s Story: Broken Bones And What Every Parent Needs To Know

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.

Building Your Baby’s Confidence: Tips For The First Year & Beyond

Every experience will shape your baby’s mindset, forming the foundations for future learning, behaviour, and health.

12 Must-Read Tips To Prepare Your Kids For The Clock Change

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. 

Create A Cosy Sanctuary With MoKee’s Mini House

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

Explore The Great Outdoors With These Peter Rabbit Themed Essentials For Spring

With Easter around the corner, shop Peter Rabbit inspired essentials perfect for those long-awaited spring walks.

Voyager: The New Crib & Co-Sleeper By Silver Cross

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.

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Choosing The Right Way To Sleep Train Your Baby

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.

Toddlers And Naptime: Here’s Everything You Need To Know

Sleep Expert and Founder of The Sleep Nanny Lucy Shrimpton shares her advice on toddlers and naptime.

Parental Control, Ep 27: Why A Routine Is So Important From Day One With The Blissful Baby Expert Lisa Clegg

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.  

Everything You Need To Know About The UK’s First Portable And Rechargeable Baby Bottle Warmer

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.

12 Steps To Newborn Sleep: Simple Tips You Need To Know

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.

Sleep Support Month: Your Ultimate Guide To Baby Sleep

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.

The Sunshine Nutrient: Why Our Children Need Vitamin D

Article from Bianca Parau, Senior Paediatric Dietitian all about Vitamin D, where it comes from and why it is so important for our kids.

What Is A Hip Seat Carrier? And Why You Need This One In Your Life

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.

Parental Control, Ep 26: It’s Okay To Rock Your Baby Back To Sleep

Dr Harvey Karp covers everything to do with baby sleep, sleeping techniques and what to expect from your newborn in those first few weeks.

7 Ways to Help a New Mother

7 Ways to Help a New Mother

It’s such a funny time when you’ve just had a baby, emotions running high and not really knowing what you want. As a companion More

5 Great Products For Your Newborn + Handy Tips For New Mamas

Parenting giant Cheeky Rascals recommend these top five products to add to your newborn essentials shopping list, together with some handy tips to boot.

7 Reasons We Love Ergobaby’s New Sustainable Baby Carrier

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.

Swaddling: What Are The Benefits? How To Do It Properly And Knowing When To Stop

Everything you need to know about safer swaddling and when to stop, plus recommendations for sleepsuits designed to make swaddling super simple.

Does My Baby Need A Night Light And Which Night Light Is Best?

And is there a nightlight perfect for babies and children of all ages? We think we’ve found the answer.

Children’s Supplements: The Baby & Kids’ Range You Need For A Healthier 2021

Baba West is set to provide parents with the support they need when it comes to the development of their babies and children.

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REFLUX: Leading Expert Professor Shah Answers Your Questions

What’s the difference between reflux, acid reflux and silent reflux, and what are the main symptoms of each?

Give The Gift Of Sleep This Christmas With These 3 Newborn Sleep Essentials

For the ultimate silent night this Christmas, we recommend investing in these three key newborn sleep essentials from Snüz.

Why We Love The New Natural & Organic Babycare Collection From Matchstick Monkey

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.

Everything You Need To Know About Egg Allergies In Babies & Children

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.

8 Ways To Help A Child Adjust To A New Sibling

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.

Mum Guilt: Does It REALLY Go Hand In Hand With Parenting?

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

Survival Guide: Top 10 Tips For New Dads

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.

Owlet Smart Sock 3: A Clever Way To Monitor Your Baby

The Owlet Smart Sock 3 has launched with a few important changes. We take a look at the third generation Owlet Smart Sock.

New Parent Must-Read: Debunking Newborn Baby Myths

Dr. Sophie Niedermaier Patramani talks to us about newborn baby myths, and how to survive the first three months with your new baby.

Feeding, Gut Issues & Probiotics: How to Tackle The First Three Months

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?

Does My Baby Need A Routine?

When can I get my baby into a routine? Are routines bad for new babies? Can I have a routine if I’m breastfeeding?

Essentials Things You Can Do to Reduce the Risk of SIDS

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.

Don’t Panic! How To Survive The First 3 Months With Baby

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?

Expert Tips & Advice on How to Be A Confident Parent

The Baby Detective Sarah Norris shares her expert tips and advice on how to be a confident parent.

What Happens If My Baby Gets A UTI? Urinary Tract Infections In Babies

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.

8 Possible Reasons Your Baby Has Colic + Tips On What You Can Do

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.

Explore The World Together With The Baby Carrier Move

If you’re looking to invest in a carrier suitable for a newborn, we recommend BabyBjörn’s ergonomic Baby Carrier Move.

4 Ways To Thrive In The First Year As A New Parent

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.

Want To Know How To Handle Eczema Flare Ups?

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.

10 Top Tips For Dealing With Picky Eaters

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!

Reasons To Sign Your Baby Up To Monkey Music

Tone, rhythm, and pitch Babies love to listen to voices, and very early on they will recognise the tone, rhythm and pitch of a More

The Truth About Cats and Dogs

The Truth About Cats, Dogs, Babies, Children and Pregnancy

An interview with our resident vet, Nick Haley, MA VetMB MRCVS I am going to have a baby, and

How To Teach Your Baby To Drink From An Open Cup

We asked the experts at Babycup for some advice on how to get started. 

What Should My Summer Baby Wear Home From The Hospital? How To Bring Your Baby Home Safely

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.

Parental Control, Ep 17: Everything You Need To Know About Milk Intolerances In Babies

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.

15 Baby Playmats Perfect For Tummy Time And Floor Play

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.

10 Reasons You Should Invest In A Baby Carrier This Summer

Babywearing helps with the healthy development of your baby’s brain, as well as providing them with a fantastic learning environment.

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Tips On How To Cope With Your Newborn Baby During The Pandemic

Founder of Piccolo Organic Cat Gazzoli shares her top tips on how to cope with a newborn during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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The Ultimate In Baby Monitoring: A Review Of The Owlet Sock + Cam

Owlet’s complete Monitor Duo offers new parents the ultimate in baby monitoring.

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The Way You Put Your Child To Bed Can Have Long-Term Consequences

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.

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Staycation Essentials: The Summer Saviour That Lets Your Little One Shade And Snooze

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.

5 Tips For Caring For Babies Born With Clefts

Often, babies born with cleft lip or a cleft palate have difficulties with eating, breathing and speaking due to their facial difference.

How To Transition Your Newborn Seamlessly Into The Fourth Trimester

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.

What To Eat And What To Avoid When Breastfeeding

Diet and nutrition advice for breastfeeding mamas by expert Laura Tilt from Biamother, the world’s first health app that cares for new mums.

How To Maintain Your Calm With The Family At Home (For The Foreseeable Future!)

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.

Top Tips For Feeding Your Family In Isolation: Pantry Essentials & Batch Cooking

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

Six Signs Of Teething And How To Help Your Baby

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.

Best Products To Support Your Baby As They Grow

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 With These Best Developmental Products For Baby

Help your little one learn through play with this exciting round-up of toys and baby kit for all ages and stages.

10 Helpful Ways To Deal With The Baby Blues

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.

Colic What it is and how to cope

What Is Colic And How To Cope?

Infant colic is a common condition, affecting around 1 in 5 infants in the UK in their first month

Top Tips On How To Raise A Healthy Vegan Baby

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.

Top 3 Tips for Babies with Eczema

Top 3 Tips for Babies with Eczema

Both my children suffer from Eczema at this time of year, and it’s something that at My Baba were often asked about. We asked More

Embrace Veganuary And Help Save The Environment With This One Simple Product Switch (Plus Handy Veganuary Checklist)

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.

New Family Club Will Give Parents A Carbon Neutral Helping Hand

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!

Piccolo’s Christmas Dinner For All Ages & Stages – From 6 Months

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

Why You Need to Look After Your Baby’s Milk Teeth

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.

Piccolo Supports Families In Need This Christmas & Beyond

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

Five Easy & Healthy Weaning Recipes Perfect for Christmas

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.

Do You Need Vitamin D? If You’re A Mum, Mum-To-Be Or Baby, Here’s The Answer

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.

How to Survive The Four Month Sleep Regression

The four month sleep regression is the most talked about event in baby sleep during the first year of baby’s life.

How to Solve Toddler Sleep Problems

Your toddler is dealing with a lot of changes and challenges at around two years of age.

The Most Adorable Outfits To Dress Baby In This Festive Season

We’ve picked out some fabulous options for dressing baby on Christmas day.

These Are The UK’s Most Eco Baby Food Pouches & Here’s Why

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.

Does My Baby Have Reflux? The Signs & How To Combat It

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.

Rose Gold Is Still Bang On Trend & This Travel System Proves 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

Skincare Gift Sets? We’ve Found Some That Are Actually Kid-Friendly

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.

Should My Child Have The Flu Vaccine?

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.

The Organic Mother & Baby Skincare Brand We’re Obsessed With

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

Which is The Best All-Terrain Stroller for Winter?

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 My Newborn: The Highs and Lows of the First Few Weeks

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.

The Best Activity Centres & Play Gyms for Babies

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.

Top Tips on How to Break Baby’s Bad Sleeping Habits

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?

Food For The First Time! Baby Reviews Next-Day Organic Delivery Service

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.

5 Surprising Benefits of Babywearing & Why Every Parent Should Try It

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.

Practical Tips on How to Baby Proof Your House to Safeguard Your Baby

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.

10 Reasons Why The Wonder Weeks is The Best Baby Book

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

What To Expect In The Fourth Trimester

Being born can be traumatic. One moment you’re in the safety and warm of the womb and the next you’re having to breathe, eat More

First Day Of Nursery Essentials – Which One Have You Forgotten?

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.

First Aid: What To Do if Your Baby is Choking

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…

My 5-Month Old Baby is Refusing to Sleep… I Need Help!

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.

Lisps In Young Children: Should I Be Worried And How Can I Help?

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.

Baby Acne: What Are The Symptoms, Causes and Treatments?

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.

Help! My Two-Year Old Toddler Has Started Hitting!

My two year old daughter has started hitting, what should we be doing to deter this behaviour? Are we bringing up a bully!?

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A Step by Step Guide to Moving Your Toddler From The Cot To a Bed

Advice on how best to transition your toddler from cot to bed with this easy step by step guide by sleep expert Andrea Grace.

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Help! My Toddler Stripped Off and Smeared Poo All Over the Bedroom!

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?!

Why I’m Wearing The Elvie Breast Pump… Right Now

It’s true what Elvie are claiming – this pump is seriously quiet.

15 Elmer Essentials For Fans Of The Patchwork Elephant

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.

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Review of Future Health Biobank: The Day of Stem Cell Collection

We’re back with an update following our first vlog on why we decided to collect our baby’s stem cells.

mental health awareness week

Tips on Coping with The Pressure of Being the ‘Perfect’ Parent

Every pregnancy to child journey is and will be different as there is no rule book. Follow what works well for YOU.

postnatal depression

Top 10 Tips for Managing Postnatal Depression

Mind coach, counsellor and author Anna Williamson on how to manage postnatal depression.

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Organic Solutions for Babies with Eczema or Allergy Prone Skin

Organic skincare products suitable for baby’s delicate skin, and for little ones suffering with skin complaints such as eczema, psoriasis and dermatitis.

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A Parent’s Guide to Summer Sleeping for Babies

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.

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What’s Stopping Your Child from Sleeping Like a Baby?

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.

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Breastfeeding: How to Establish Positive Foundations to Get it Right

Dr. Spatz (from UPENN and CHOP) shares her wisdom on setting solid foundations for breastfeeding to support mother and baby.

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Genius Baby Sleep Hacks Every New Parent Should Know About

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.

Stem Cells Future Health

Why We’re Collecting Our Baby’s Stem Cells for Storage

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.

toddler tantrums

How to Deal with Toddler Tantrums & Understanding the Terrible Twos

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.

Babies, Beds And Bedding: The Ultimate Guide

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.

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10 Top Tips for Helping Babies Learn Languages

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.

how to increase breast milk supply

Breastfeeding Problems: How to Boost Breast Milk Supply & More

I’m planning ahead of time to boost breast milk supply before my baby is born – what key things should I be doing?

Tip Tops For a Full Night’s Sleep During Peak Cold & Flu Season

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.  

Our Resident Maternity Nurse on Bringing Your Baba Home

I’m worried about bringing my newborn home. I don’t even know how to change a nappy. Is

Signs & Solutions: Colic, Disorganised Suckling, & Tongue-Tie

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.

probiotics for infants

Probiotics for Infants Explained: How to Improve Your Baby’s Gut Health

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.

Top Tips for Nanny Changing

Top Tips for Stress-Free Nappy Changing for Girls & Boys

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

Five Simple Tips for The Bedtime Clock Change THIS SUNDAY!

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. 

What Is Paediatric Osteopathy & Do Newborns Need It?

We look into Cranial Osteopathy with Liv Lowrie, BSc.(Hons) Ost., DPO Registered Osteopath, and why it may be something to consider.

Mary Ashton Twitter Chat

Mary Ashton Answers Your Questions on Newborns, Breastfeeding, Sleep & All Things Baby

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

Baby myths debunked

5 Baby Myths Debunked: A Must-Read for New Parents

Expert article by Fiona Cooke, maternity nurse and author of the new baby book A Helpful Guide to a Happy Baby.

Mix It Up! Why A Varied Diet Is So Important In The First Few Years

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.

Breastfeeding babies and growing

How Fast Should My Breastfed Baby Be Growing?

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. 

Should I Moisturise My Newborn? Looking After Baby’s Skin In The First Few Weeks

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.

10 Essential Devices For New Parents, According To A GP

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.

One Chair Fits All: The Cybex Lemo Highchair Perfect for Your Growing Child

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

measles

Top 10 Things You Need to Know About Measles

Suddenly measles is all over the news again as sadly cases in Europe this year have hit a record high with 41,000 people affected. More

breastfeeding challenges

Scenarios and Solutions: What to Do When Breastfeeding is a Challenge

Breastfeeding should be the most natural and easy thing to do, but many new mums have found that this isn’t always the case!

Monday to Friday: Allergy-Sensitive Packed Lunches for Toddlers & Children

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.

Our Guide to The Summer’s Best New Pushchairs

It can be so confusing being tasked with the purchase of a new pushchair. These days there is so much choice, from compact, urban More

baby massage

How to Treat Colic, Constipation and Wind with Baby Massage

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.

Mother Pukka on Coping with Colic and How to Recognise The Signs

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.

Lactation Consultant Vanessa Christie Answers Your Questions on Breastfeeding

The results of our live Twitter chat with Lactation Consultant Vanessa Christie. Vanessa answers our reader questions on breastfeeding.

Super Compact, Super Stylish: The Joolz Hub for Parents on The Go

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.

Dealing with tantrums

Expert Advice on How to Deal with Temper Tantrums

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.

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16 Top Tips To Remember When You’re Having A Baby

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.

iLevel Joie car seat

Introducing The Lie Flat i-Size Car Seat for Newborns

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.

Toddler mealtimes

How to Get Your Toddler to Sit Still and Try New Foods At Mealtimes

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.

Identifying the Cause of Your Child’s Rash & Tips on How to Treat Them

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.

All You Need to Know About Children's Teeth

From When To Start Brushing To Which Toothpaste To Use, ALL Your Baby Teeth Questions Answered

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.

Sophie Wilkinson On Baby Sleep

Certified sleep consultant Sophie Wilkinson from Baby Sleep the Night. Sophie is a mental health practitioner for children and she has over a decade More

How I Allergy Weaned My Baby

Leonora talks about her personal experience weaning her baby and advises on the stages she went through.

The Stroller Mistake You’re Making That Could Be Fatal

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

How To Help Your Baby’s Gut Health Right From The Start

Breastfeeding and caesarean birth affects your baby’s gut health. Here’s how you can help their gut health from the very start.

Safe baby sleep hot weather

Top 10 Tips on How To Help Your Baby Sleep Safely In Hot Weather

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.

Child Language Development: What To Expect And When

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.

Routine and Sleep

Baby Sleep: How To Set Up A Healthy Infant Sleep Pattern

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!

Would you and your baby have survived pregnancy and birth without medical help?

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?

17 Luxury Cots for The Designer Nursery

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.

Autism in Babies

Autism in Babies: Watch Out for These Key Signs

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.

Why Sensory Play Is So Important & How To Encourage It

Sensory play forms the building blocks of physical and mental development in the early months. Here’s how to encourage it.

Co-Sleeping what you need to know

Co-Sleeping: The Facts You Need To Know

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?

Skin to Skin Benefits

The Amazing Benefits and Importance of Skin to Skin: A Must-Watch Vid for New Mums

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.

Why Introducing Allergenic Foods At 6 Months Could Prevent Allergies

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?

Behaviour problems in reflux babies

Dealing with Behavioural Problems in Children with Reflux

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. 

Baby and cows milk allergy

COWS’ MILK PROTEIN ALLERGY: Leading Expert Professor Neil Shah Answers Your Questions

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.

10 Mistakes You Might Be Making With Your Stroller (One Of Them Could Be Fatal)

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. 

Routine and Sleep

A Quick Q&A with The Blissful Baby Expert on Routine & Sleep

The Blissful Baby expert answers your reader questions on baby and toddler sleep and routine in a live Twitter chat – here are the results!

What You Need To Know About Bronchiolitis

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.

14 Steps To Follow Before You Decide To Have Children!

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.

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The Complete Low-Down on the Health Visitor

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.

Should I Vaccinate My Children

What Every Parent Needs to Know About Vaccinations

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

How to Cope with Twins or Multiple Births

How to Cope with Twins and Multiples

My Grandmother was a twin and my brother has twins so it’s something I often think about. I can’t imagine how difficult a juggling More

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Routine & Sleep – Do You Have Questions? Join Our Twitter Chat

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.

Baby-Led Potty Training

Baby-led Potty Training Solutions to 5 Common Newborn Problems

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

Flat Head Syndrome – To Treat or Not to Treat?

My Baba’s resident expert osteopath Simone Ross talks to us about the rise in the number of babies with flat head syndrome, and what More

100 Things I Didn't Know About Being a Parent

100 Things I Didn’t Know About Being a Parent

Clemmie Telford is advertising creative by trade, battling baby-brain to try and come up with big (ish) ideas for brands. She lives in south east More

cranial osteopathy and newborns

Should I Take My Newborn Baby to An Osteopath?

Osteopathic assessment and treatment for newborns is recommended as early as possible after birth

Help My Toddler is Afraid of Bath Time

Help! My Toddler is Now Petrified of Bathtime!

Dear Lisa, My two-year-old son has just developed a fear of bathtime, part of his routine that he used to absolutely love. He now absolutely More

How To Produce The Perfect Sleep Routine For New Babies

Sleep, or the lack of it, is probably the most widely written about and discussed topic within the entire range of baby care issues.

A Quick And Dirty Guide To Baby Farts

“Not everything that comes out of a baby can be scooped up, wiped off, or thrown away.” Let’s talk baby farts.

Is Your Baby Gagging? Here’s Why

An extract taken from Looking out for Number Two by Bryan Vartabedian.

Help! My Son Is Terrorising The Cats!

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.

Eczema and Food Allergies

All You Need to Know About Eczema and Food Allergies in Infants and Children

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

Breastfeeding Advice For New Mums AND Dads

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.

Contraception post pregnancy

What Do I Do About Contraception Post Pregnancy?

I’m really confused with all the contraception options

Make Your Own Baby Food

5 Reasons Why You Should Make Your Own Baby Food

While it does take a little time to cook, purée and freeze homemade baby food, at the end of the day, making your own baby More

5 Therapies That Are Beneficial For Your Baby

We’ve asked expert Ingvild Naestvold, to suggest which therapies she recommends for a healthy, happy baby.

Breastfeeding: Top Tips for Expressing

Expressing breastmilk, just like breastfeeding can take a little while to get to grips with. Here are some top tips.

How Group B Strep Infection Can Affect You And Your Baby

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.

Bonding with Baby

How Do I Bond With My Baby and What Happens If Things Don’t Go To Plan…?

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

Five Signs Your Baby Is In Discomfort

Does your baby cry when they are placed on their back? Do you have problems with breastfeeding? Here are the telltale signs.

Nikki Khan on Nappy Rash

Everything You Need To Know About Nappy Rash

Nappy rash is one of those things that if not caught early, can become a really big problem. There are some simple steps to More

Problems with Breastfeeding

The Jellie Diaries: Why Have I Found Breastfeeding So Difficult?

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.

RoSPA on Choking

What Are the Most Common Choking Hazards in the 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?

What are the different types of birthmarks, and can you tell us a bit about strawberry birthmarks?

Babies and Sleep Tips

6 Top Tips for Happy Sleeping from the ‘Magic Sleep Fairy’

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.

Dr Ellie Cannon on The Dreaded Chicken Pox

An expert article on Chicken Pox detailing what to look out for and how best to treat it.

Bringing Home Your Second Baby

Top Tips To Help Your First Born Adjust to the Arrival of a Baby Brother or Sister

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

Flat Head Syndrome – The Side-Effect of ‘Safer Sleep’

An expert article to raise awareness for World Plagiocephaly Awareness Day and safe sleep in babies.

Skin to Skin Contact

How Important is Skin to Skin Contact with Your Newborn?

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 Review

The Urban Pushchair for Inner City Adventures: Meet The Brand New Bugaboo Bee5

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 3 Features Do You Look For In A Pushchair

What THREE Features Do You Look for in a Pushchair?

What three things do you look for in a pushchair? We ask our audience on Twitter and some parenting celebs what they think!

Silver Cross Wave

Making Waves with Luxury New Pram by Silver Cross

Iconic British nursery brand Silver Cross launch stunning travel system to much applause and rave reviews from all corners of the parenting world.

Katharine Merry Mothercare Amble

Olympic Athlete Katharine Merry on The Fast & Furious Mothercare Amble Stroller

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? And How Baby Massage Can Help

What is colic? Colic’s the name given to repeated episodes of intense crying

Mothercare ‘Gift a Bundle’ Campaign for Mother’s Day

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

Babies and Sleep

How To Fix Your Toddlers Sleep in Five Easy Steps – This is a Must Read

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

Top Tips for Parents with Newborns

Ten Helpful Tips for Mothers with Newborns

Bringing your first baby home is always a bit of a shock – to say the least! We asked blissful baby expert Lisa Clegg More

How to cope with toddler sleep regression

How To Cope with Toddler Sleep Regression

I was prompted to write this article due to the amount parents who contacted me this January seeking help to resolve their toddler’s sleep More

Newborn Screening Explained

We’ve seen a lot in the news recently about newborn screening, and we asked our resident expert Dr Ellie Cannon to explain a little More

Baby's First Aid Kit

A List of Everything You’ll Need for Your Baby’s First Health Kit

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

Sharenting

Kids on Display: What ARE The Dangers of Sharenting?

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

Looking After Your Child's Skin This Winter

Looking After Your Little One’s Skin This Winter

The Science The outer layer of our skin is called the Epidermis, which makes new skin cells and protects everything beneath the surface of More