Your baby at 8-10 months
Baby and boy playing together on grass

I like to move it, move it! If your little one hasn’t started crawling, they may do at this age, and there’s a chance they could even start walking! This range of possibilities shows how normal it is for two babies of the same age to be at such different stages. Always remember that babies […]

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Rise of the tech babies: Are smart devices helpful or hindering for development?
mum and baby bonding together using a tablet

75% of toddlers (6-36 months) use smartphones and tablets daily. Many parents have concerns over the effects that these devices can have on their child’s development, but others believe they could be advantageous if used correctly. Although it’s a new area of research, we’ve taken a look at what the current evidence says about the […]

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Your baby at 5-7 months
mother and baby smiling

Dude, where’s my baby? Something you might start asking as your little one begins to move around. This time can be a big change for you, as they may no longer be sitting still where you leave them – once they start crawling they’ll want to crawl all over to learn new things about their […]

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Science review: The importance of sleep part III – sleep in your baby’s first year
sleeping baby

Newborns spend around 70% of their time asleep, sleeping often, but in short periods. When they’re awake, they need feeding, changing and lots of TLC, which leaves parents exhausted. As this sleep routine is very different to parents’ sleep, many worry over whether their baby is sleeping well. There are then extra concerns when the […]

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How does stress affect my baby?
stressed woman feeds baby in messy room

Having a baby brings with it all kinds of amazing experiences, but having to care 24/7 for this tiny human also creates many new and sometimes unexpected challenges. These challenges can result in stressful feelings, the effects of which may not only be confined to you; research by Keith Hampton et al has shown us […]

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Keeping your baby safe this bonfire night
firework bonfire night sparkler

It’s that time of year again: we’re heading out to nearby fields on crisp evenings to watch terrific firework displays, warm ourselves by bonfires or wave sparklers around like magic wands. The celebrations on and around bonfire night are a joy for kids and adults alike, but it’s natural to have concerns about taking babies […]

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