New Parents

Help For New Parents

First time round or first time mum to more than one… as a new parent, you’ve just had your life turned upside down and you’d probably be terrified, delighted, excited, upset or proud…if you weren’t so damn tired.  Being a new parent is one of the hardest and most wonderful things you’ll ever do.  At Baby Hints and Tips,  you’re one of a quarter of a million mums finding their way through this emotional journey.  We’re all here to support you, to help you, to give you tips, advice and practical help during this challenging time.  We don’t judge. We don’t make you feel like you’re messing it up.  We totally get it and we’re here to help.

The one month old baby sleep routine - what to expect at four weeks old

For dad

New mum

Be prepared for your baby


Crying baby

Formula feeding

Routine in a baby

Health in a newborn



Travel with baby


Baby communication

Play for baby

Advice for new parents

Q&A: What is your best advice for new parents?

Modern cloth nappy review

Cloth Nappies – Which ones?

Q&A: I am thinking of swapping from disposable nappies to cloth nappies. Can I please get some advice on them ie do they work as good as disposables, which brands are best, which liners are best, how to clean them & expense.

what you wish you knew before baby was born

What do you wish you had known before baby was born?

Parents share what they have learnt since having kids, that would have made the start of the journey easier.