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9-12 months

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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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Sun safety for children

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

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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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Expressing milk: Which method is best?

You might have decided to express milk for your baby but are unsure what type of pumping method to use. The method you use can be a tricky question when you’re a new mum because there’s no ‘right’ way. Here’s all the information you need so you can figure out which method is right for you.

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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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What to do if your child has a temperature or a fever

A high temperature or fever in children can be caused by an infection. We discuss the signs and symptoms of fever, what causes it and when to seek medical advice.

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Dehydration in children: What to watch for

Here’s how to make sure your child or baby stays protected from dehydration.

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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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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How do I stop breastfeeding?

You can breastfeed your baby for as long as you wish but there may come a time when you want to stop. This article offers tips on how to stop breastfeeding a baby or toddler.

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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.