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. Pregnant at Christmas: what to eat and drink

    Read on for our top tips on how to eat and drink your way through the festive season when you have a bump.

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  2. Food intolerances in babies

    It can be hard to tell if your child has a food intolerance or an allergy. We look at signs of a food intolerance, what you can do to help and how to cope.

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  3. How do I know I’m going into labour?

    What are the early signs of labour, and how can you tell when it's started? Find out what to look out for and what you might expect when the time comes.

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  4. Pregnant in winter survival guide

    As your bump grows and the weather gets colder, you might be wondering how best to stay well this winter. Follow our pointers on how to protect yourself and your growing baby.

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  5. Top tips to keep your baby warm this winter

    From cosy head to toasty toes, we explore what kit you’ll need to get your baby through their first chilly season.

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  6. Why does no one talk about arguing with their partner?

    Your new baby most probably has you smiling at every glance. But how about your partner? If you’re arguing more with them right now, you’re actually not alone.

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  7. How do I get my baby to sleep?

    When your baby is a few months old, how do you get them to nap and sleep for longer stretches at night? Watch our tips.

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  8. Antenatal depression: signs, symptoms and support

    While postnatal depression is becoming more talked about, prenatal depression is still relatively unknown. Here’s an overview.

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