Whatever you want to know about parenthood, from breastfeeding to when your baby will have their first vaccinations, you should find it here. We're here to give you the essential guide and lots of free tools for having a healthy, happy baby.
Weaning or 'complementary feeding’ is when you start to introduce your baby to solid foods and gradually breastfeed less and less. It’s best to start introducing solids when your baby is six months old.
Going to local playgroups is a great way for your baby to play with new toys, and for you to meet other parents. Babies also love being in the water, see if your local pool offers parent and baby sessions.
The red book is also known as a Personal Child Health Record. Your baby’s weight and height will be recorded in here, as well as any vaccinations they’ve had. It’s a useful way to keep track of your child’s health.
If you have mastitis, a condition that makes your breasts inflamed and painful, see your GP straight away. Symptoms include feeling feverish, a swollen, hot or painful breast, a lump, hard area or red patch on your breast.