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For parents of infants and children up to five years old, our FAQ section has 180 frequently asked-questions and answers over a wide range of topics, and we have over 40 features relating to children's health, behaviour and development.
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My daughter seems very depressed, she has just had a baby ,what should I do?
Having a baby is a very emotional experience. [read more]
My son is 6 month old and he wakes up from naps in the day, crying, sometime uncontrollable... he usually calms down and goes back sleep. [read more]
My daughter is is a really well behaved child and everyone absolutely loves her at mums and toddlers groups. [read more]
A suggested Day Time Routine
Day-time sleep has an effect on night time sleep. [read more]
A Second Baby
Having a second baby brings about many changes in the family that will effect everyone including your other child. [read more]
It is always distressing for parents when their little one has an obvious skin complaint. However, you are not alone! [read more]
Creative Play - How do I feel?
This game helps children to explore their emotions and become aware of them. [read more]
Important information about feeding your baby
Breastfeeding gives your baby all the nutrients he needs for the first six months of life. Ref: 278957 Off to the best start 04/07 1500K (GRA) Produced by COI for the... [read more]
SWINE FLU GUIDELINES - FOR PREGNANCY
A sensible approach - Read our top tips to help you reduce your risk: [read more]
My son is asking too much of me to be their constant child minder, what should I do?
This is a tricky situation to be in, and not an uncommon one, sadly. [read more]