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12-18 months

Being a new dad: sex after pregnancy

Sex after pregnancy: Resuming your sex life after birth may take time. This article discusses when you can have sex after birth and the impact of breastfeeding on sex.

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Cold weather tips for the winter

In the winter months when the temperature drops your baby needs to be kept warm, especially when outdoors. Here are some tips for keeping them warm in the cold weather.

Claiming Tax Credits

Read about what tax credits are, how to apply for them and what to do if you’re overpaid.

Universal Credit Explained

Learn how Universal Credit is different from existing benefits, how much you’ll be paid and how to apply for it

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Average childcare costs

Find out how much full-time or part-time childcare may cost below

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Child Tax Credit

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.

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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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Your toddler’s first words: Helping them along

Are you ready to notice just how often you say ‘erm’? Here’s how to help when your quiet baby becomes a chattering toddler.

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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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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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Everything you need to know about slings and carriers

Strap yourselves in. Here’s the lowdown on baby slings and carriers