Professor of Child Public Health, Swansea University New research claims that giving babies solid foods at just three months old will help them sleep. Though this may sound appealing to exhausted new parents, unfortunately there is a large gulf between the headlines and the data. Much of the published evidence inRead More →

It’s difficult to talk about breastfeeding in a productive way right now. On the one hand, the UK’s breastfeeding rates are so low, that campaigns such as National Breastfeeding week have become really important in encouraging more people to support it. Unfortunately, at the same time, these events often stir up aRead More →

Research shows it’s more beneficial for dad, rather than mom, to read to a child, writes Dorothy Ewels Bedtime story duty was typically shared between my mom and dad. But for the most part it was my dad, reading to me each evening while my mom either did chores orRead More →

DR LIN DAY explains how baby learns to roll over, and the importance of tummy time. Rolling over is an extremely important milestone in your baby’s development, and the starting point for all other balance skills including sitting up and crawling. Rolling over from front to back usually occurs atRead More →