0-6 Months

Find out what to expect when you bring your new baby home with our expert advice on everything from caring for your newborn, feeding tips & advice, your six week check-up and developmental milestones in baby’s first six months.

Latest 0-6 Months Posts

What to expect from your six week check up

Between four to six weeks after giving birth you will have a postnatal check-up from your GP, unless the maternity hospital has instructed you to return for it. If you had complications during pregnancy or labour you may need to see your GP earlier than the six week check-up. What will the doctor check? Recovery The six […]

Caring for your newborn

Some women are dying to get their newborn home, while others wish that they could stay in hospital until they were a hundred per cent confident with everything they have to learn in a short space of time. The most important thing is getting to know your newborn. If there are people rallying around offering […]

5 things you need to know about weaning

Weaning your baby is the time when you start to feed them solid food, instead of just bottles or breastmilk. Solid food can mean the food that you eat, only mashed and pureed down to be suitable for your baby. When should I start weaning? You should introduce your baby to solids somewhere between 17 […]

10 commandments of getting baby to sleep

Getting your baby to sleep can seem easy at the start, but after a while, it can become a task that you dread. Especially when those late-night wake-up-calls begin to take their toll. Here are some things you must do when trying to get your little on to nod off! Tend to them straight away At the […]

How to keep your baby warm on cold nights

Brrr… It’s getting cold out there. It feels that suddenly, winter is upon us and the smell of home fires is in the air! If you welcomed a new bundle of joy over the last six months, you might be worrying whether your baby is warm enough during the night, especially if you have recently […]

3 things to expect from the Public Health Nurse

When it comes to development issues, your public health nurse can be a great source of information and help. You can expect a visit or a phone call from your Local Public Health Nurse when your baby only a few days old! Here’s an outline of what to expect from your public health nurse. What […]

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