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Packing correctly for your baby benefits both you and your baby. In this blog, I will discuss the travel essentials you need when traveling on a plane with a newborn up to 12 months of age....

Flathead syndrome is also known as plagiocephaly. Baby’s heads are extremely soft so anything that applies pressure to the skull has the ability to mold....

Clogged milk ducts are blockages of the ducts that carry milk to the nipple while you breastfeed. They are hard, sensitive, and sometimes painful lumps that emerge in your breast and tend to cause redness on the skin of the breast....

As it says in the name, tummy time is getting your baby to spend time on their tummy....

Cord blood banking is one of those things you hear people talk about while you’re pregnant that can make you initially panic. What is it? Should I know?...

The transition into parenthood is a unique and life-changing experience. Our 1 day live antenatal class has been developed to support expectant parents on this journey by providing them with the most up-to-date, evidence-based information....

While ultrasounds and pregnancy tests are the only way to know for sure if you're pregnant, there are other signs that you might have a baby on the way. In this post, we'll cover the signs and symptoms you should look out for in the...

Pregnancy is one of the most beautiful and exciting transitions we can experience. As our body prepares itself to bring a new life into the world....

At times, trying to get your toddler to eat can be as futile as trying to push water uphill with a rake. Not to worry, we’re here to help you in this sisyphean task....

One of the biggest worries for first-time parents is the idea of coping with very little sleep once your bundle of joy arrives. It is a well-known and popular source of conversation among most parents about how well your baby is sleeping; with a full...

We get a lot of anxious emails from soon-to-be mothers wondering why their baby isn’t kicking yet, and when they should expect the kicking to start....

Ghislaine is a senior midwife with the UK Emergency Medical Team and currently works in clinical education....

Sue is a Midwife, Antenatal Instructor and a busy Mum of two with over 15 years’ experience....

Ellie has 9 years’ experience as a midwife including antenatal, labour, postnatal care and antenatal education....

Anne has experience working in all aspects of midwifery with specialist interest in homebirths....

Laura brings to The Baby Academy almost a decade experience as a Midwife and has experience working in all aspects of Midwifery....

Sophie is an experienced midwife, having worked in all areas of maternity care, in addition to clinical trials and maternity research....

Kay has been an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) for almost a decade....

As we are heading into summer, one of the common questions we get asked is if you need to give your babies additional water to keep them hydrated during the warmer months....

Reflux is where some of the contents in your baby's tummy leak back up into their mouth. It's a very common occurrence, affecting 40% of babies, however not all of these babies will require treatment. Remember that reflux is different from vomiting, where muscles forcefully...

Colic is a severe, often fluctuating pain in your baby’s abdomen and it affects anywhere between 10%-40% of babies around the world....