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How your baby gains weight

All babies will gain weight differently, but there are some guidelines for healthy weight gain.

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Colic in babies

Excessive crying could be a sign that your baby has colic. Everyone agrees that colic exists but no one knows what causes it. Some doctors think it's a kind of stomach cramp.

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Bottle feeding with formula

Lots of different brands of infant formula are available. Read our guide to the different types of formula available to feed your baby.

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Why 4 in 10 mothers stop breastfeeding by 6 months

Most new parents know 'breast is best', but while more than 9 out of 10 babies are breastfed at birth, few mums are breastfeeding exclusively 5 months later.

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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.

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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.

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Pre-eclampsia or pregnancy induced hypertension (PIH)

A rise in blood pressure in pregnancy can be the first sign of pre-eclampsia, also known as pregnancy-induced hypertension.

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Cardiomyopathy

Cardiomyopathy is a heart condition caused by a damaged heart muscle. Discover what's behind cardiomyopathy, and how to manage it.

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Prader-Willi syndrome

Adults with Prader-Willi may experience sleeping and breathing problems, and have an insatiable appetite, which can lead to life-threatening obesity.

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Gliomas in children

Gliomas are a cancer that grows in the brain or spinal cord. Learn more about the types, symptoms and treatment and where to get information and support.

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Contraception options

There are many methods of contraception. Here's how to choose the right one for you, considering things like effectiveness, safety and convenience.

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