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. Two-mum families: how to tackle questions like ‘what will they call you?’

    Claire Lynch shares her experience of being part of a two-mum family.

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  2. Keeping the spark alive

    As new parents, it can be challenging to find time for each other. We look at ways to make sure you don’t neglect the two of you when there’s a little person in your relationship too.

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  3. No more myths about postnatal mental health

    There are so many myths about postnatal mental health. Madeleine shares her story and why mums should never be afraid to share how they’re feeling.

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  4. New Year’s Resolutions

    Now that all the festivities are finished and the last mince pie eaten, many parents and parents-to-be start to think about the year ahead and our plans, goals and hopes

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  5. How and when do babies develop social skills?

    It’s amazing to watch our babies learn social skills, smile and interact. Professor Angelica Ronald looks at the stages of social development and how parents can encourage their baby at each step.

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  6. Gender, positions and cravings in pregnancy: truth or myth

    There’s nothing like pregnancy for old wives’ tales. Here’s what to believe – and what to take with a pinch of salt (or gherkin, craving dependent)…

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  7. What are the benefits of baby massage?

    Baby massage can be a lovely way for you and your baby to get to know each other. Find out more.

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  8. 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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