Baby

      Baby

      Congratulations! You're a parent - but now what's next? Through the articles in this section we are here to support you on the exciting journey of parenthood. From how to change a nappy, to your baby's development, right up to how to begin weaning we have the information you need for every new baby milestone.

      Your baby's development, stage by stage

      Building a bond for the future

      Feeding is the ideal opportunity to bond with your baby, and provides the vital nutrition needed to support their future. As you spend time getting to know each other, you will notice many exciting changes in your baby’s development, from increased alertness to improving their grip and expressing their emerging personality.

      Your baby month by month

      A growing appetite

      Milk has provided them with all the nutrition they need up until now. But your baby’s development will call for more than this over the coming months. As their eyesight improves, they learn to sit up, and their grip strengthens, they’ll require specific nutrients in their weaning diet to support their future health.

      Your baby month by month

      Pump up their iron levels

      Your baby’s enquiring mind and increasing skill set require iron to support cognitive development, at this stage and in the future. As the natural stores of iron they were born with began to run low at 6 months, it is important to ensure that their weaning diet contains iron-rich foods and plenty of variety to nourish them through future stages of development.

      Your baby month by month

      Baby topics

      Breastfeeding, Bottlefeeding and Weaning

      Breastfeeding, Bottlefeeding and Weaning

      A healthy diet from breastfeeding to weaning ensures your baby has what they need to shape their long-term health.

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      Health & Wellbeing

      Health & Wellbeing

      Managing stress, a good sleep routine and exercise are all good for your baby.

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      Bonding & Development

      Bonding & Development

      Developing a loving relationship with your child can reduce stress and can even help to establish their sleep patterns.

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      Advice for partners

      Advice for partners

      Help support your partner after birth.

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      Questions about feeding and nutrition?

      Our midwives, nutritionists and feeding advisors are always on hand to talk about feeding your baby. So if you have a question, just get in touch.

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