There are ways to smooth the transition for a big sister or brother. One is letting them feel as jealous as they want to.
With all due respect to hormones, it's your baby who starts your breast milk flowing. And your baby who determines the amount of milk you produce. So to get breastfeeding started or to produce more breast milk, put your baby to your breast.
A baby subjected to passive smoking has an increased risk of developing allergy-related diseases, respiratory diseases, infections in the middle ear, colic and cot death (SIDS).
In your arms there is a small human being, wrinkly, red and vulnerable. From top to toe, here are a few things that are useful to know.
Babies under six months must not be exposed to the sun, at all. And don't use sun block until the baby is at least a year old. Babies should be put in the shade and kept out of the sun.
It's over. The birth is over. Your baby is lying in your arms and you're probably counting his or her fingers and toes, examining your precious bundle from head to toe. Congratulations, you're now a mother.
Whoops, the milk's leaking out. It makes a mess and your breasts feel taut and tight. Here are some tips for dealing with too much milk.
Playing isn't just fun - it's vital for your child. In fact, playing freely is better than anything else they could be doing.
Breastfeeding is the only thing you can't do. But you're still nearly as important as your partner in the breastfeeding process. That's because help and support are the key to successful breastfeeding.
Take advantage of your baby’s chilled-out nature and book a quiet relaxing trip. It’s a great bonding experience for the whole family.
You might find it hard to believe, but you're very likely to develop an interest in poo - your baby's poo to be precise. Poo can tell us a lot about a baby's general state of health and wellbeing.
Colic is every parent's nightmare. It's rare, but that's not much of a comfort when you have a crying baby in your arms. Colic is really tough and you should not hesitate to ask for help from family and friends.
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