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9-12 months

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Childcare costs

The cost of childcare is a significant issue for many parents. Discover your options with a childcare cost calculator and information on how to get help with childcare costs.

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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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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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10 myths about parenthood and mental health

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

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.

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Returning to work after maternity leave

Returning to work after maternity leave can be a big adjustment. Read about how to go back to work plus information on choosing childcare and your flexible working rights.

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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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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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Childminders

This article provides information about registered childminders including how to find one, how much childminders typically charge, questions to ask a childminder and more.

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.

Sun safety for children

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