GREER BERRY Now that our son has well and truly got the hang of this crawling, standing, pulling up on things, he's discovered a whole new world of things to attempt to maim himself on.
Armin Brott Is it normal for babies to turn mean like this? And normal or not, how can we get it to stop?
LETITIA ROWLANDS The bond between a mother and her baby is a special thing. So what happens when that baby is introduced to someone who is identical to the woman who is the centre of their universe?
PINKY MCKAY By my fourth baby, I'd wholeheartedly embraced a philosophy of 'lazy parenting' – or, as I liked to call it with her older siblings, 'benevolent neglect'.
Armin Brott Some friends of ours say that it's dangerous to have a dog around a newborn and that we should start looking for a new home for him. Is it?
CATHERINE RODIE Support in the early 'daze' can be the difference between parents who transition well and those who continue to feel flustered.
Staff writers An Argentinian mum and politician has caused a stir on social media after being filmed breastfeeding her baby.
PINKY MCKAY Many women happily breastfeed well into pregnancy while others wean sooner; yet others continue to breastfeed both infants together. This is a personal choice.
CATHERINE RODIE Can you breastfeed "properly" if you are standing up or walking around? Well, yes! Of course you can.
Swaddling helps your baby sleep as it helps prevent the startle reflex and keeps legs loose enough to rest in a natural position. Here are some great swaddles, wraps and sleep pouches to make bedtime more restful for everyone.
A UK coroner has warned of the dangers of a bedside cot after the death of a newborn baby who choked to death this month.
PINKY MCKAY There is so much pressure about having a baby who sleeps 'all night' , it's no wonder you worry about your baby if she wakes in the night.
LETITIA ROWLANDS Much of their dinner might end up on the floor or smeared all over their faces, but it seems what food Australian babies and toddlers do eat is of top quality.
Sarah Barr My baby wasn't interested in food - until we tried something new. Now she's eating it all, and it often comes from my plate.
Babyology I'm quite certain that in my next life I'll be a food stylist. Or at least the person who looks at very lovely pictures of food… is that a job?
RACHEL BROWNE 7:53am When Sam and Rachel Callander lost their baby girl to a rare chromosomal condition, it proved to be the beginning of a wonderful project which has helped the families of other children with disabilities.
Tara Jeffery It was 1am on a cold winter's night when I woke suddenly to the screams of my 12-month-old son. Our lives were about to change forever.
Staff writers At 11.07am on April 2 this year, Sarah Marriott welcomed baby Sebastian into the world.
JO HARTLEY More often than not, you'll read that screen time for children should be kept to a minimum - but some scientists are now challenging this way of thinking.
LETITIA ROWLANDS They say dog is man's best friend, but this playful pooch seems to have chosen a jumping baby as her number one buddy.
Maggie Dent Letting your child move as much as possible in the early years – using all senses, engaging in the real world, preferably outside – will help them grow up healthier, smarter, calmer and stronger.
Babyology If you're looking to introduce an organic element into your baby's nursery but want to step away from natural timber, we have the perfect alternative.
Nicole Thomson-Pride I'm not usually one who believes in love at first sight but that's exactly what happened when I first saw the Cybex PRIAM.
Babyology To the uninitiated, a rocking chair is just a moving chair, but to those in the know, it is also a back-saving position to feed a newborn and the ultimate snuggle spot for bedtime reading adventures.
The first time your child learns a new skill at playtime is very exciting - for both you and your baby! Play is important to your child's development for a variety of reasons - here are some simple ideas for you to try at home.
Kathy Walker Early stimulation equals better brain function and easier acquisition of language skills. Brain studies now more than ever highlight the importance of exposure, practice and stimulation of experiences when children are young.
Kathy Walker It seems we give our children less chances to play, to climb, to do some rough and tumble. We are often too careful and don’t give children enough time to practice these skills
Tips and advice on playtime with your baby, including game and activity ideas, information on helping your baby develop and learn, and more - specially brought to you by Fisher-Price Play IQ.
Check your baby's length and weight for their age against the World Health Organization's standard growth charts for children aged 0-3 years.
This chart will help you keep track of your baby’s feeds and nappies throughout the day and night so you don't have to remember when the last feed was.
This monthly guide to your baby's first year covers development, sleeping, baby care, immunisation reminders, feeding and more.
Congratulations on your new baby! There are lots of useful tips and information to be found here, and it is a great place to ask those questions that crop up through these early months.
First foods, crawling, words. This next six months includes plenty of new things - you will find advice, tips and questions answered in this forum.
Keep up to date with celebrities and their babies and toddlers with our photo gallery, updated regularly. We choose not to publish paparazzi shots of these famous families.