Here are some ways you can help your child develop their vocabulary and communication skills.
Does it feel like your baby has trouble settling down in the evening? Is he or she unhappy most of the time? Try taking things easy for a while and see if that helps.
Getting first teeth is a milestone, no doubt about it. For some babies the first teeth pop through without any fuss, while others discover that teething really hurts.
Is your baby sad and agitated and having trouble pooing? It could be that they're constipated.
When it comes to dressing your baby, layers rule, along with clothes that breathe.
Ouch! Your nipples can really hurt during the first few days of breastfeeding. The word "tender" is a major understatement. And it's hardly surprising - your nipples are completely unprepared for their new role. But it will get better and the pain will pass.
If you're not producing enough breast milk, there's only one solution; feed more - and then some more. So cuddle up on the sofa, put your baby to your breast, retreat from the world (as much as possible) and breastfeed.
A common question concerning breastfeeding is how long and how often mothers should breastfeed. Your baby will probably have very strong opinions on this, and it's wise to follow their lead.
You might find it hard to believe, but you're very likely to develop an interest in poo - your baby's poo to be precise. Poo can tell us a lot about a baby's general state of health and wellbeing.
In your arms there is a small human being, wrinkly, red and vulnerable. From top to toe, here are a few things that are useful to know.
Breastfeeding is the only thing you can't do. But you're still nearly as important as your partner in the breastfeeding process. That's because help and support are the key to successful breastfeeding.
It begins with small portions of puréed food. The next step is chewing on more solid food, until eventually, you and your child are eating the same food.