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Baby FAQs

We answer your popular baby questions

My baby is very wrinkly. Is this normal?

Newborn babies rarely look like the ones you see in the movies, because they rarely use newborns. We explain what a new baby really looks like and why

Can I get advice on breastfeeding?

This section of Emma's Diary India has lots of information on breastfeeding

How do you give a baby a bath?

We explain how to bathe your baby or do a top and tail wash

How will I know my baby is ready for weaning and how should I do it?

Read our advice on weaning your baby

How do I know if my baby is developing as she should be?

Check out our month by month development information on what your baby should or could be doing up to her first birthday and beyond into childhood

My baby has a cold/cough/fever/constipation/diarrhoea. What do you advise?

While we would always recommend you see your doctor for any medical conditions, there are minor health issues which can be dealt with at home. This section of Emma's Diary India covers some common baby illnesses

How do I care for my baby's teeth?

Dental care should start early. We have advice on caring for your baby's teeth

How do you change a nappy and what are my nappy options?

Nappies come in a wide variety of types, styles and sizes; we list your options and explain how to change them

What will my postnatal body look like?

We have advice on sensibly regaining your shape and what you should realistically expect of your body after giving birth

I'm feeling very sad and weepy after giving birth. Have I got postnatal depression?

We look at the baby blues and post natal depression and what can be done to help

Help! My baby isn't sleeping properly. Can you help?

We have a whole section on sleeping which covers sleepless night, how to settle her into a routine and more...

I have a personal medical question, can you help me?

The information on the website is for general information and it is not intended as, nor should it be considered as a substitute for seeing your own doctor or health care professional. You are advised to seek professional medical advice if you have any concerns or suspect you have a medical problem.

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