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. The People and the Planet: a story of hope during the pandemic

    Last year, we featured Hannah Howell’s story about having her baby, Wilf, during the pandemic. Now Hannah has written a book for children about the pandemic. We asked her about it, as well as her experiences of parenthood during the challenging last 18 months.

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  2. Keeping lead out of your tap water

    Although water leaves a water treatment works lead-free, it can get into tap water if it sits in old lead pipework in your home. Our partner, Anglian Water, gives some advice on how to keep the lead out.

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  3. Meet Bulon, a volunteer peer supporter in Newham (Bengali)

    Watch Bulon talk about the role of a volunteer peer supporter for our Parents in Mind project in Newham, East London.

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  4. Summer first aid safety tips

    Read our top tips on making sure you and your little ones stay safe over the summer.

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  5. Feeding: your questions answered

    We share the most common questions parents call our Feeding Helpline about with useful tips and information about feeding for all new parents.

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  6. 8 tips for enjoying a BBQ or picnic when you’re pregnant

    Here are some tips to make picnics and BBQs work for you when you're expecting a baby...

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  7. Surviving summer when you’re pregnant

    From handling the warm weather to what to wear, here’s our guide to beating the heat

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  8. Hot weather with a newborn: survival guide

    There’s a bee coming towards your baby’s tiny foot, you can’t work the parasol and you’re thinking it might be easier to stay indoors until October. Here’s how to navigate the season's main obstacles.

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