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Back to school mid-year: a bluffer’s guide

What your child may need for a new term so that you look like a super-parent: a quick checklist

Baby food

No, giving your baby solid food early won't help them sleep better

Despite recent headlines and claims that giving babies solid foods at just 3 months will help them sleep better, there is a reason we wait until 6 months, or 17 weeks at the very earliest. A few extra minutes a night is not worth all the risks associated with introducing solids earlier.

Fertility problems

"I never gave up hope" – How a car accident lead to a miracle pregnancy

A reader shared her 11-year struggle with infertility with Parent24. She shares her story, from the heartbreak to the one appointment that would change her life forever.

Foetal development

How hard is baby kicking you in the ribs?

The moment a mom-to-be feels the first flutter of kicks is one of the most exciting in pregnancy. But exactly how much force is the foetus capable of? You'd be surprised.

Learning difficulties

This dad rewrote the report of his daughter with austism and we are in tears

When his daughter came home in tears with a disappointing report card, Shane Jackson did what any good parent would: he gave her a new, and improved, one.
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