Articles

Here you’ll find a range of articles about pregnancy, birth and parenting with tips from other NCT members and all the latest evidence-based information.

  1. 10 ways to care for your newborn baby

    Caring for a newborn baby is a big responsibility. So here we talk about baby care basics like how to hold your baby, change their nappy and comfort them.

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  2. Winter activities indoors for your baby and toddler

    Sometimes it’s good to embrace the indoors. We’ve rustled up some creative ways to entertain your little ones, without having to step outside.

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  3. What every parent wants for Christmas

    We asked parents what they’d like Father Christmas to deliver this year. Or take away. Yes, adults are allowed presents too…

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  4. How to talk and listen to each other

    We look at why talking and listening to your partner is vital for new parents, and how to keep communication channels open.

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  5. Why do babies cry? The reasons and responses

    One of the first things you’ll notice as a parent is that babies cry. Here we look at what makes babies cry and how to help them settle.

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  6. Pregnancy tips for staying healthy in winter

    When you are pregnant, your immune system – the body’s defence against infections – is weaker than usual. Here we share pregnancy tips for staying healthy during the colder winter months.

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  7. Postnatal depression and mental health as a parent

    We break down the common myths about pregnancy, parenthood and mental health.

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  8. How do you work from home with a baby or toddler?

    Juggling your day job while having your baby at home is a challenge for even the best multi-taskers among us. Read our tips on how to manage.

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