Have these stages personalized and emailed to you: Sign up now

3-6 months

sitting mum with baby in a sling

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.

dad with baby in sling

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.

Breastfeeding concerns, problems and solutions

New mums can feel unsure about breastfeeding and what it’s going to be like. Here we address common breastfeeding concerns and problems with information and helpful tips.

mum reading to baby

Flexible working: Your right to a request

What is flexible working and how do you request it? Find out more about flexible working hours, your rights, making an application in the UK and the potential benefits here.

father with toddler

Postnatal depression in fathers

The birth of a child can be emotionally challenging for many parents. Read about how postnatal depression can also affect fathers including causes, symptoms and treatment.

Postnatal depression

Postnatal depression (PND) affects many new mums. If you are wondering if you have postnatal depression; read about the causes, signs, symptoms and treatment for PND here.

mother and baby

Postnatal fitness: when can you start exercise after birth?

Learn about postnatal exercise including when you can start exercise after pregnancy with examples of safe, low impact ways of maintaining fitness after giving birth.

lying down baby

What is flat head syndrome (plagiocephaly or brachycephaly)?

This article looks at ‘flat head syndrome’ outlining symptoms, possible causes and treatment.

breastfeeding baby

Breastfeeding problems: blocked milk ducts

Blocked milk ducts are a common problem for women who are breastfeeding. Find out about the symptoms of blocked ducts and ideas for self-treatment here.

abc blocks

Maternity care medical records: Getting access

Find out how you can get access to your medical records and maternity notes, covering the care you received during pregnancy, birth and postnatally and how much it will cost.

sleeping baby

My baby is not gaining weight

Baby weight gain concerns: here we look at what to do if you’re breastfeeding and your baby is not gaining weight or is only gaining weight slowly.

baby being carried

What is baby reflux? Symptoms and support

Here we look at baby reflux symptoms with information about treatment, the difference between GOR and GORD, advice on baby vomiting and other aspects of infant reflux.