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.
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.
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.
Trusted information on contraception options including the different methods, using contraception after having a baby, effectiveness, and stopping using it.
Breastfeeding – a personal story
Breastfeeding can be both emotionally and practically challenging. Listening to others who have experienced similar situations is often reassuring and can be helpful. This video interview has been sourced from healthtalkonline.org, award-winning research into patient experiences in conjunction with the Health Experience Research Group at Oxford University, UK.
Pre-eclampsia or pregnancy induced hypertension (PIH)
Trusted information on pre-eclampsia or pregnancy induced hypertension (PIH) including what it is, symptoms, treatment, and managing it.
What causes back pain?
Information on causes of back pain, including activities that can trigger it, factors that increase the risk of developing back pain, and links to resources.
Adults with Prader-Willi may experience sleeping and breathing problems, and have an insatiable appetite, which can lead to life-threatening obesity.
Trusted information about cardiomyopathy, including what it is, causes, types and living with cardiomyopathy.
Alcohol - an overview
Alcohol is a legal but mood-changing drug. Read more about alcohol’s effects on the body, about safe drinking, 'standard drinks', and more.