Life with your newborn

The new year is often a time for resolutions and positive plans for the year ahead. Here we provide some suggestions for things to think about over the coming months.
After birth, your baby will have health checks to detect conditions and abnormalities. Here we look at the Apgar score, blood spot screening, the six week postnatal check and more.
Here we answer questions about constipation in babies with information on baby constipation remedies and relief, how to help a newborn and what not to give them.
Here we look at what to expect after birth, including what you can do to deal with tiredness as well as advice on getting support from your partner and others.
Newborn sleep patterns can be a shock to the system for new parents. This article discusses how to get a baby to sleep, advice on dealing with tiredness and more.
Sore nipples when breastfeeding can be a problem in the early days and beyond. This article outlines causes of sore nipples and suggests methods to ease the pain.
Buying child car seats can be confusing. Read about UK laws, rear and forward facing car seats, safety information and see our checklist for choosing a baby's car seat.
Baby car seat installation can be difficult. Here we give tips on fitting children’s car seats; with a guide to safety and information on the various types.
Car seat laws in the UK are designed to keep your little ones safe. Read about regulations on car safety, when children can use the front seat and more.
You will decide how your newborn baby will be given vitamin K after birth; by injection, orally, or whether it will be given at all. We discuss options, risks, HDN and VKDB.
Here we provide our top ten tips on managing life with two children under two.
This article provides information on babywearing, different kinds of baby slings and carriers including wraps, with advice on breastfeeding using a sling.