Parenting

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  1. Your post-pregnancy body questions answered

    It’s you… but different. Here’s how to get your head around the physical changes that pregnancy brings.

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  2. 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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  3. 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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  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. 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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  7. Looking out for your mum (and dad) mates: what to do if you’re worried about a friend’s mental health

    What do you do when someone you know just doesn’t seem like themself? Read our tips to find out how you can help.

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  8. 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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  9. 10 things I never expected about being a dad

    While being a dad will change your life forever – and in the best possible way – there might be a few things you weren’t bargaining for. We talked to NCT dads to find out what surprised them when they had children.

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