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6-9 months

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Breastfeeding: oversupply of breast milk

This article discusses ‘oversupply’ of breast milk and how to reduce your breast milk supply. You have options including donating to a milk bank and milk sharing.

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Shared Parental Leave

New parents have the right to Shared Parental Leave. What is this right and how do you apply for it?

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Getting baby to sleep

Moses basket or cot? Co-sleep or not? If you're struggling to decide what’s best for your family when it comes to sleep, we provide some helpful information here.

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Travelling with your baby

When you and your baby travel by car, train or plane, there are things you can do and take with you to make it as comfortable as possible. Here are some tips for travelling with your baby.

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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.

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10 myths about parenthood and mental health

We debunk myths about perinatal mental health and encourage parents to talk about how they're feeling.

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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.

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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.

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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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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.