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Bottle feeding with formula

Information on bottle feeding with baby formula including how much and how often, which formula is best, the added extras, plus links to trusted resources.

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Baby feeding

Links to trusted information about baby feeding.

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How your baby gains weight

All babies will gain weight differently, but there are some guidelines for healthy weight gain. Find out what to expect and how to deal with sudden weight changes.

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Colic in babies

Colic is the medical term for excessive, frequent crying in a baby who appears to be otherwise healthy and well fed. Although colic is common it is a poorly understood condition.

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How your baby’s teeth develop

Babies are usually born with 20 baby teeth. They start to come through the gums at about 6 months and have usually all appeared by 2 to 3 years of age.

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Health checks for babies

Information on your Child Health Record booklet and regular health checks, when your child should be checked, plus links to trusted resources.

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Head lice

Head lice are tiny wingless insects that feed on blood by biting the skin. Although it commonly affects children, adults can also get it.

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Breastfeeding

Trusted information on breastfeeding including the benefits, when you can start, how often, positioning your baby, and where to get help and support.

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Medicines and breastfeeding

Most medicines are safe to take while you are breastfeeding, but some can affect your baby. Learn which medicines you can take and where to go for advice.

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Diarrhoea and vomiting in children

Trusted information on diarrhoea and vomiting in children and babies including causes and treatments, plus where to get more help and support.

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Edwards syndrome (Trisomy 18)

Edwards syndrome, also called Trisomy 18, is a genetic disorder in babies that causes severe disability. It is caused by an extra copy of chromosome 18.

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