Whooping Cough

Whooping cough is a very contagious and potentially fatal illness that is also called pertussis. Find out what causes it, how to recognise it and treatment options.

Weaning

Your baby's inevitable weaning begins the day she takes her first mouthful of rice cereal. Sooner or later every breast-fed baby gives up feeding and moves to a diet of solid food.

Constipation and your baby

Constipation is bowel motions that are very firm, and look like little pebbles. Quite a lot of babies look like they are concentrating hard or may get very restless when passing a bowel motion. This is normal, providing the bowel motions are soft and there is no blood.