It has become common to believe that if babies sleep in these boxes, it will help protect them from sudden infant death syndrome. Unfortunately, the research does not back this up.
It's important for babies to be in control of the pace and amount they eat.
If you're expressing breast milk for your baby, it's important to understand how to store it safely – particularly when we're experiencing warmer weather.
Many baby books promote sleep-training methods that involve leaving babies to cry at night. But there are gentler ways to get a good night's sleep.
What about the dads?
Most UK workplaces aren't set up for women to breastfeed, so is it any wonder rates are so low.
Here's what parents should look out for if they are worried about their baby's language development.
Clicker training and treats aren't the way to raise a healthy and happy child.
The UK is facing a population crisis with birth rates at an all-time low.
New research shows that there's much in a name: people will use the sounds in names to infer someone’s physical and personality traits.
Excluding high earning dads from paid parental leave is not the answer.
Breastfeeding mothers are turning to online groups due to dwindling real-life support — but these volunteer-led platforms don't always have the best advice.
Vanuatu has banned them outright, while many Chinese families use just one every 24 hours. So why are Australians still sending millions of dirty nappies to landfill every single day?
When there is no "village" to help raise a child, parents often turn to baby books for guidance — but they don't always hold the best advice.
Soothing babies with song is a natural instinct for some parents, and research has shown just how powerful it can be for premature babies.
In several Australian prisons, babies and toddlers live with their mothers who are serving time. Keeping young children with their mums is a good thing, but they need to be better supported.
The number of births in the US is down 2% – to what the CDC calls 'the lowest number of births in 32 years.' This drop brings the US more in line with its peers.
Research suggests that parents and babies communicate in remarkably similar ways despite striking variation in cultural practices.
Using a sing song voice helps babies tell the difference between words like 'mummy' or 'daddy'.
The WHO has called for the global scale-up of human milk banks.