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12-18 months

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Sun safety for children

We look at how to keep your child safe, comfortable and protected over the summer

Expressed Milk

Expressing milk: How to feed it to your baby

If you’re used to breastfeeding, the world of bottles can be intimidating. Here’s the information you need.

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Dehydration in children: What to watch for

Here’s how to make sure your child or baby stays protected from dehydration.

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Your emotions after giving birth

Giving birth and having a child are profound emotional experiences. This article outlines some of the emotions you may encounter after having a baby.


Child Tax Credit

It’s worth finding out if you can claim tax credits as a parent. Read about calculating Child Tax Credit and Working Tax Credit as well as using childcare vouchers.

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What to do if your child has a temperature or a fever

A high temperature or fever in children can be caused by an infection. We discuss the signs and symptoms of fever, what causes it and when to seek medical advice.

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Your toddler’s first words: Helping them along

Are you ready to notice just how often you say ‘erm’? Here’s how to help when your quiet baby becomes a chattering toddler.

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Co-sleeping safety

This article looks at ways to ensure that you co-sleep as safely as possible if you bed share with your baby. Read more about safety tips and guidelines here.


How do I stop breastfeeding?

You can breastfeed your baby for as long as you wish but there may come a time when you want to stop. This article offers tips on how to stop breastfeeding a baby or toddler.

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Everything you need to know about slings and carriers

Strap yourselves in. Here’s the lowdown on baby slings and carriers

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Finance tips for families

Here we share our top ten tips on family finance including ways to save money and make sure you're claiming all the right benefits and financial entitlements.

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Expressed milk: Your questions answered

Does it have a best before date? And how exactly do you get it out? We have the answers to some of your most common questions when it comes to expressing breast milk.