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18-24 months

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Cold weather tips for the winter

In the winter months when the temperature drops your baby needs to be kept warm, especially when outdoors. Here are some tips for keeping them warm in the cold weather.

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Helping your toddler to start talking: 18 to 24 months

How can you encourage a child’s language development, and what milestones occur between 18 to 24 months for toddlers? Find out more about speech development here.

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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.

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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.

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Baby sling safety

This article describes how to wear a baby sling, safety considerations and more. Find out the answers to common questions on babywearing including ‘are baby slings safe?’.

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Choosing a baby sling – babywearing information

This article provides information on babywearing, different kinds of baby slings and carriers including wraps, with advice on breastfeeding using a sling.

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Baby slings and carriers: the different types

Here we look at the different types of baby slings and carriers that are available in the UK. Find the best option for you and your child from wraps, pouches, SSCs and Mei Tais.

Sun safety for children

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

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.

Family finance tips: How to reduce energy bills

This article will help you keep your energy bills down and your baby at a healthy temperature.

Dehydration in children

Here we look at dehydration in babies and what you can do if you think your baby is dehydrated. There are signs and symptoms to look out for and ways to treat and prevent it.

Tax credits: what are parents entitled to?

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.