Early Years

Caring for Your Child in the Early Years

You’ve experienced nine months of pregnancy, the pressures of childbirth and have helped your baby to reach the earliest milestones; now you have an increasingly independent child. Whether already there or on the cusp of toddlerhood, your baby is just about ready to take on the world, one red-cheeked and wobbling step at a time.

As a parent it is your job to nurture your child through their first steps, learning to use the potty and experiencing various childcare settings, from going to nursery to being looked after by a babysitter or grandparent. However, despite all the joys that go with being the parent of a 1 to 3-year-old baby and toddler, there can be times when you might feel anxious, uncertain or as if you are struggling to learn what’s right and what’s not right.

Here at My BabyManual our team of professional researchers, GPs, midwives, paediatricians and other medical professionals has created a vast library of resources, including guides and expert articles, to help you negotiate every aspect of early years care.

This means you can have the information you need to give you confidence in the choices you make on hand 24/7. Areas we cover include the following:

  • 12 months and upwards
  • Stopping breastfeeding
  • Baby and child nutrition
  • Health concerns
  • Immunisations and vaccines
  • Developmental milestones
  • Baby cruising
  • Learning to walk
  • Potty training
  • Safety in the home
  • Early years childcare
  • Teething and toddler tooth-care</li
  • Activities for you and your child
  • Exercise for you and for child
  • Your emotions and good mental health

My BabyManual is a website packed full of resources to help you negotiate every question and challenge you might face as your child reached pre-school age.  And if you’re still in the very early days with your newborn, see our content for you and your baby.

With articles written by our researchers, alongside GPs, midwives, obstetricians, paediatricians, nutritionists, and more, consider My BabyManual your trusted baby and child guide, 24/7.