Baby health and development

Your baby will undergo several health checks aimed at detecting conditions or abnormalities. Here we look at postnatal screening and testing.
What is BPA and how does it affect baby feeding bottles?
Here we look at the signs, symptoms and possible consequences of developmental dysplasia of the hip, which affects between one and three per cent of newborns.
Here we look at baby immunisations and discuss the risks and benefits of immunisation to help you make an informed choice for your child.
Teething is a natural part of your baby’s growth and development. It can be painful for babies though so here we look at ways you can help and perhaps make tooth-brushing fun.
Here we look at baby reflux symptoms, and suggest ways to help.
Colic, or infant colic, is a common condition that affects as many as one in five babies. Here we look at what you can do to help your baby.
Find out about the benefits of getting outdoors for you and your children
All babies move and develop at a different pace. Here we explore the stages and see how parents can support their child’s development.
Here we look at life with your 3-6 month old. How might you be feeling, what changes can you expect and what support is available?
This article looks at ‘flat head syndrome’ outlining symptoms, possible causes and treatment.
Babies and young children have skin that is far more delicate than adults and will burn or scald much more easily. This article has information on what to do if your child gets...