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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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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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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)

Trusted information on pre-eclampsia or pregnancy induced hypertension (PIH) including what it is, symptoms, treatment, and managing it.

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Cardiomyopathy

Trusted information about cardiomyopathy, including what it is, causes, types and living with cardiomyopathy.

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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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