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.
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.
Baby-led weaning won’t necessarily make your child a less fussy eater, new research finds.
Encouraging your baby to be active can improve their health in other areas too.
Vegan diets can come with significant risks for babies if not planned and supplemented very carefully.
Breastfeeding isn’t easy, and that’s ok – new parents can handle the truth.
A new baby feeding trend shows how desperate some mothers are getting for parenting help.
Meningococcal is a rare but very serious infection that can lead to blood poisoning and brain infection. But no single vaccine protects against all the strains.
Parental well-being is being adversely affected by baby advice which isn’t backed by evidence.
A widely publicised study that cast doubt on the safety of milk formula was misleading, based on dubiously reported studies and may have serious consequences.
Three academics analyse the evidence for and against baby-led weaning.
Parents need to know the truth about formula milk.
Family, friends and even strangers are judging pregnant women’s and new mothers’ behaviour.
Breast really best makes many mums feel bad.
Negative breastfeeding experiences can make special drives to encourage it all too painful for some.