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Child Health

  • Drinks to give your baby 0 to 12 months

    Find out what drinks you should give your baby aged 0 to 12 months and when you should let them use a cup or a beaker.

  • Children and fussy eating

    Find out why your child is a fussy eater and what you can do to help them eat properly.

  • Helping your child to eat healthily

    You don't need to force a healthy diet on your child to help them to eat healthily. Learn some tips to help your child eat healthily.

  • When a child refuses to eat

    Some children can be fussy eaters. Read some suggestions about what you can do if your child refuses to eat certain foods.

  • Food allergies and children

    A food allergy is when the immune system has an adverse reaction to specific proteins. If you think your child has an allergy, discuss it with your doctor.

  • Toddler temper tantrums

    How to deal with toddler temper tantrums and what to do if your child has started shouting, biting or kicking.

  • Vaccines you need before you get pregnant

    Find out what vaccinations you should be up-to-date with if you're planning to get pregnant and why this is important for you and your baby's health

  • Vaccines for your child

    Vaccinations are quick, safe and effective. They protect your baby from some serious or even fatal diseases. Your child will get vaccines at 2, 4, 6, 12 and 13 months.

  • Going back to work after maternity or paternity leave

    You will need to do a lot of planning before you go back to work after maternity or paternity leave. Learn how to help ensure your child is well looked after.

  • Parenting advice and getting support

    Being a parent is rewarding, but it can bring its own challenges. Getting help and support is important.