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How to raise a baby

Surprises help babies learn

Unpredictable situations seem to make infants more interested in exploring and learning, a new study says.

When a baby is unusually quiet

There are many reasons why a baby could be crying. But what does it mean if your baby is unusually quiet, and when should you worry?

What makes a mom breastfeed?

The health benefits of breastfeeding are well-known and yet there are many other factors that influence a mother's decision on whether to breastfeed or not.

Why breast is best

We’ve all heard that “breast is best”. But why is breastfeeding so important?

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The health benefits of breastfeeding

Breastfeeding has many great health benefits for both baby and mother. Here's why most moms should try to breastfeed for at least six months or longer.

Your complete guide to breastfeeding

After the delivery of your baby, a breastfeeding consultant, your midwife or a maternity ward nurse will guide you slowly through the steps of breastfeeding.

Breastfeeding in public

Should or shouldn't you breastfeed in public? If you do, here are some handy hints to make it easier for you and those around you.

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