Can my baby eat that?

One of the biggest worries when you start to wean your baby onto solid foods is what they can and can’t eat. You go to a friend’s house and get chatting, they ask you to stay for lunch and offer something for the baby. But is it safe for them to eat? The...

Don’t buy a travel system!

If you have been reading my blogs for any length of time you will know that I’m always in favour of choice. I don’t tell you that you should or shouldn’t do anything, and I don’t believe in a right or wrong way to care for babies. Except where safety is involved, and...

5 tips for a roadtrip with a newborn

Today William and I are heading off on a road trip, we’ll be doing about 1000 miles over the next two weeks and going to see lots of relatives. The first trip we took was a 270 mile drive to see Granny when William was seven weeks old, which is quite an...

5 steps to safe swaddling

Every so often a news story hits the headlines, swaddles damage babies’ hips or swaddles are a cot death risk. If your baby likes being swaddled it can be difficult to know what to do for the best, but it is possible to swaddle perfectly safely if you follow...