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9-12 months

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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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.

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How to decide when to stop breastfeeding

How long should you breastfeed? You can breastfeed for as long as you and your baby want to. Making the decision on when to stop breastfeeding is an important one.

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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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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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.