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Are stretch marks normal in pregnancy?

As you look in the mirror one morning, inspecting and enjoying the look of your beautiful pregnant belly, you suddenly notice a series of faint lines that weren't there before.A series of questions run through your mind, including, what are these marks? Are they harmful? Do I need to see a doctor...
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What can I do when there’s a clash of personality with my toddler?

What can I do when there's a clash of personality with my toddler?You're on your way to the doctor  with your two-year-old son, Arlo, a trip you have been avoiding for some time.It's about time Arlo had his vaccinations, but you've been resistant to taking him because you know what the ...
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What should my baby’s poos look like?

What should my baby's poos look like?To those that don't have children, or haven't yet had children, the idea of cleaning up someone else's poo might seem very difficult and disgusting.Yet, like various other areas of parenting, cleaning up your child's wee and poo is just one of those tasks t...
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When can my baby eat yoghurt?

A lot of kids (and adults) just love their yoghurt, and surely it's just the sort of thing a baby will enjoy? After all, it's smooth and creamy, and it tastes great! But, given that doctors recommend holding off on giving a baby cow's milk until they're at least a year old, does this same rule apply...
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How do I take my baby's temperature?

Your little one hasn't been very well as of late. They've been sneezing, coughing, their appetite has disappeared, and they've been extremely tired and tearful, too. You know that babies tend to get a lot of colds during this time in their life, but you can't help but wonder whether you should ...
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What to do if my baby bruises themselves?

Hearing your baby cry out in pain after accidentally knocking into something or bumping their head is one of the worst feelings in the world. No parent wants to see their little one cry, and it's always a little distressing wondering whether they could have really hurt themselves in the process. ...
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What do I do if my baby bumps their head?

In the last article we talked about how a parent can recognise when their baby has bumped their head, and the symptoms that their little one might experience in that scenario. However, this is by no means a small topic, so we thought it would be useful to explore this subject further, and cover what...
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How do I do basic baby first aid?

Once they're able to crawl and take those first few steps, even babies can pick up a few bumps and bruises along the way. More often than not, they won't do any serious harm to themselves, but as a parent, it's always reassuring to at least have a basic understanding of first aid for babies. Now, we...
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How to tell when to call an ambulance or doctor?

When should I call an ambulance or doctor?It's a normal Tuesday afternoon, and you're playing happily with your one-year-old. They're giggling away while you make funny faces in an attempt to entertain them. Everything is going so well!That is until you turn your head for just a moment to reach for...
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What are some common physical worries?

You're settling your baby down for the night, and giving them one last feed in the process. But a few minutes into cradling them, feeding them, and stroking their head, you suddenly notice a red rash that has appeared around their neck. At first, you gasp in horror and think that something awful may...
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