Becoming a parent can be one of the most exciting and wonderful times in your life, but it can also be nerve-wracking and hit you with unexpected twists and turns.
You’re not alone, most of the problems you’ll face as a parent have been experienced by lots of other parents who have discovered ways to help you get through anything.
This section of our site is dedicated to guides and advice pieces about common ailments your little one can experience as well as common problems you might experience during pregnancy.
These range from information about medications you can take during pregnancy to tips and tricks for keeping your baby’s teeth clean and healthy, perfect for parents looking to calm their nerves and pick up some parenting tips along the way.
Dehydration can be a real problem when your child is sick, especially if they’re struggling to keep food and drink down.
When they’re unwell, making sure they get enough fluids is essential, and it will help both you and your child feel better in the long run.
If you’re worried about dehydration affecting your child, you’ve come to the right place, as we’re going to take a look at what dehydration means for children and what you can do to help.Read More
Have you gone to change your baby and found that the little present they usually leave for you in their nappy just isn’t there?
Or maybe your child is finding it difficult to go to the toilet and tries to avoid pooping like the plague?
Your child could be suffering with constipation, and today we’re going to find out what that is, why it’s happening, and what you can do to help.Read More
What are the facts and figures behind pregnancy and childbirth in the UK at present, and how have they changed? Who is giving birth where, when and how? Online pharmacists Chemist 4 U has conducted an in-depth study to uncover all the available statistics within this field - read on to find out everything you need to know.Read More
You think this may be it, all the signs are there, you’ve done the deed (and maybe more than once for good luck), and you could be pregnant.
All that’s left to do is find out, it’s time to pick up a pregnancy test and pee on it, but which one do you choose? There are so many out there, but what do they do differently?
Let’s find out! Today we’re going to be looking at the range of Clearblue pregnancy tests and finding out which one is the best for you and what you need from your test.Read More
If you’re trying to get pregnant then you may be looking for a way to make the process as simple as possible and increase your chances of getting pregnant naturally.
This is where Clearblue Ovulation Test kits can help, making it easier to find out when you’re most likely to become pregnant so you can make the most of your most fertile days.
But how do ovulation tests work and how do you use them? We’re going to answer these questions and more in our handy guide to all things ovulation testing.Read More
You and your partner are ready and waiting for the pitter patter of tiny feet to enter your lives and turn your world upside down.
You’ve picked out your favourite Clearblue pregnancy test and you’re armed with Clearblue ovulation tests and… well, now what?
Just keep reading to find out how to use your Clearblue tests and how to read your test results when you’re done!Read More
If you’re a new parent then you’ve got a billion and one things to worry about.
So, when your baby starts teething it can feel like yet another thing you have to find time for and you don’t even know where to start!
This is why we’ve written this guide about how to care for your baby’s and toddler’s teeth, so you can help them to keep those pearly whites clean and bright.Read More
If you’re a mum who’s about to start breastfeeding for the first time then you probably have a lot of questions about how it’s all going to go down.
It seems like every breastfeeding mum has a different experience that can even differ from child to child, leaving you wonder where to turn for breastfeeding advice.
That’s why we’re going to look at some of your frequently asked questions about all things breastfeeding and help you to get all the answers you need.Read More
One of the most important things that pregnant mothers have to consider is how they’re going to feed their baby.
It’s a lot to think about, but today we’re going to try to get to the bottom of which method is the best choice for you.
We’ll look at the pros and cons of breastfeeding vs bottle feeding, so you can make the best decision for you and your little one.Read More
You’ve decided that the time is right and you can’t wait to hear the pitter patter of tiny feet around your home.
You’ve been trying to get pregnant (and having a great time doing so, thank you very much) and you think that this time it could really be real.
Well, there’s only one way to find out and that’s by taking a pregnancy test!
Yes, the time has come to pee on the stick, so come with us as we break down exactly what you need to know about how tests work, how to take your test, and which test is right for you.Read More
Breastfeeding is a beautiful thing but sometimes you can have troubling problems which make this special bonding time with your baby a lot more complicated.
One problem you may encounter while breastfeeding is thrush, which can affect both mother and baby, making breastfeeding uncomfortable or even painful.
If you’re a breastfeeding parent who is worried about thrush, this guide will help you to learn everything you need to know about thrush and how it can affect breastfeeding.Read More
When you find out that you’re pregnant it’s a wonderful feeling, but all of a sudden there are a whole lot of do’s and don’ts and it can be hard to keep up with what is best for your developing baby.
If you get sick, it can be difficult to know what to do and which medicines you can take without putting your little one at risk.
Today we’re going to look at some of the most common illnesses you might have and how you can treat them during pregnancy.Read More
If your little one is sick it can be a worrying time. It’s difficult to see your baby feeling so uncomfortable and unwell, and you’ll be searching for something that can help to nurse them back to health.
Well, to make your life easier we’re going to take a look at some of the most common illnesses your baby could be suffering from and what you can give them to help make it all better.Read More
If you’re pregnant you’re probably getting used to all of the strange changes that are happening to your body, but if you’re feeling an itching, burning sensation in your intimate area the cause could be more than just pregnancy.
You could be dealing with vaginal thrush, which can make your pregnancy a whole lot more uncomfortable than it needs to be. So just sit back, relax, and read up on what you can do to get rid of that thrush and get back to enjoying your pregnancy.Read More