Life as a new mum or dad is exciting, challenging and tiring. Here you can find articles about life with your baby or toddler including feeding, sleeping, health and development, communication and babycare basics.

You will also find useful information about looking after yourself post-birth and family finances.

As the UK's largest charity for parents, we can help you meet a network of local parents through our branch events. We also provide a range of useful and practical postnatal courses including Baby Massage courses, Relax & Stretch with Baby classes, Introducing Solid Foods workshops and Baby First Aid courses.

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Mum holding newborn baby, with older brother being introduced

After giving birth, it might take time for you and your body to adjust to life with a baby. Read about how to look after yourself here.

newborn baby

There will be lots for you to learn in the first few weeks with your new baby. Find out about babycare basics here.

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You will find lots of useful articles about how to breastfeed, use formula milk and common feeding problems and concerns here.

Two mums with their babies

Having a baby is physically challenging but it can also be very emotional. Here we talk about how you might be feeling after birth.