New Mum

Maybe you’ve been planning on being a mum for as long as you can remember, or maybe it’s a happy surprise - either way let our Gurgle experts guide you on enjoying the best adventure of your life. Get all your breastfeeding, bath-giving, potty-training and many more new mum questions answered here.

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Your need-to-know knitting abbreviations

Whether you’re knitting hats, socks or booties for your new arrival, read our guide to knitting abbreviations.
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Train your baby’s brain from birth

Start brain training early and teach your newborn to communicate through the use of touch, words and facial gestures.
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Ask an expert: Fitness expert Vicky Warr

Pregnancy and post-natal fitness expert, Vicky Warr offers advice to mums on how to get your pre-baby body back.
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Ask an expert: Dorothy Einon

Child development expert Dorothy Einon advises on behaviour issues, sleep problems, tantrums and family conflicts.
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Ask an expert: Solicitor Joanna Robson

Employment law solicitor Joanna Robson gives advice on any maternity related employment and legal queries you have.
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Ask an expert: Liz Costagliola

Health Visitor Liz Costagliola offers advice and tips to mums, from anything baby related, to breastfeeding fashion.
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Ask a parenting expert: Eileen Hayes

Parenting expert Eileen Hayes answers your questions and gives her best advice and tips to new parents.
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Train your baby's brain from 12 months

Train your baby’s brain from the beginning of the toddler years, and encourage creativity through discovery and play.
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Train your baby's brain from 6 months

Follow our guide to training your baby’s brain from 6 months old by using both musical and moving toys.
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Train your baby's brain at 9 months

Brain train your 9 month old baby through play; push and pull toys and jigsaws to improve fine motor skills
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A Dad's View: How do I tackle tantrums?

Best way of coping with toddler tantrums? Tom Dunmore wishes there was a magic formula
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A Dad's View: I want a selfish Christmas

Bold new traditions and silly dancing are top of the list for Tom Dunmore as he looks forward to a...

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7 ways to manage your baby's bedtime routine over Christmas

Worried about breaking your toddler or baby's sleep routine over Christmas? Try our top 7 tips for ensuring your child...
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National Day Nurseries Association and Clangers launch ‘Kindness with the Clangers’

National Day Nurseries Association and Clangers launch ‘Kindness with the Clangers’, a five-week series of fun and educational activities...
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Toddler won't separate from his blanket, how can I wean him off it?

It can be a battle to separate a baby from their blankie, find out how to wean your baby off...
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WIN a Bump and Beyond fitness programme worth £420!

Leap into 2019 with your chance to win one year’s membership to the ‘Super Toned Up’ fitness level at Vicky...
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Win a Joie mytrax™ flex signature worth £299!

Enter this fantastic prize draw to be in with a chance of winning a Joie mytrax™ flex signature worth £299.