Summer hazards – 14 things you need to know

As the weather warms up, it's important to know how to protect children from the usual summer hazards - ie sunburn, camping stoves, wasp stings - but to be aware of specific heat dangers too The main risks during a heatwave are dehydration, overheating, heat exhaustion and heatstroke. 1. Stay hydrated Babies and infants are more ...
Flying with a baby: top ten tips

Anxious about taking your baby on a plane this summer? Mumsnetters' share their top tips for a calm trip, so you can get your family holiday off to a flying start. 1. Don't panic “Firstly, flying with a baby is a lot easier than flying with a toddler… If you're prepared and not stressed, flying ...
How to survive journeys with children

Travelling with children can be a hard slog. Yes, it'll all be worth it once you get there but it might not feel like that when, a mere 40 minutes into the trip, you've got an inconsolable four-year-old, and only one wet wipe and half a packet of cheese and onion crisps left. Whether you're ...
Best Luxury Travel Cot 2018

BabyBjorn Travel Cot Light Review If you’re looking to make a serious investment, this may be the cot for you BabyBjorn Travel Cot Light AED 2,293.20 VAT Inclusive Buy Now Light, comfortable and strong, the BabyBjorn fits into a suitcase-style bag which is easy to lift into a car boot and can actually be carried ...
Best Compact Travel Cot 2018

Littlelife Arc 2 Review Littlelife’s lightweight travel cot is predominantly aimed at campers, but we think anyone can take advantage of this handy little 2.5kg cot. LittleLife Arc 2 Travel Cot AED 892.50 VAT Inclusive Buy Now While many travel cots can push the 10kg mark and fold down into bulky items best kept in ...
Family Cars

How to choose a new car Choosing a new car is a big decision, and one we all want to get right. That's why we've teamed up with AutoTrader to answer your questions on how to choose the right car for your family, such as what fuel options are available? ِAnd how much storage you ...
Tiredness in pregnancy

The hormonal changes sweeping through your body when you're pregnant can result in extreme tiredness during the first and third trimesters (morning sickness and looking after older children you may have won't help either). Tiredness doesn't harm your baby, but you will want to try and get as much rest as you can. Why am I ...
Your Guide to Buying a Travel System

Buyer's Guide Everything you need to know when buying a travel system Buying a travel system can be a minefield of safety guidelines, features and configurations. We've put together a cheat sheet, so you can feel confident that all your bases are covered. What is a travel system? A travel system is a buggy which ...
Best Baby Feeding Bottle for Colic 2018

Dr Brown’s Natural Flow Bottle Review After testing with a baby suffering from colic and collecting together results, the Dr Brown’s Natural Flow Options bottle came out on top! Dr. Browns Natural Flow Baby Bottle AED 46.20 VAT Inclusive Buy Now Babies with colic can be choosier than most, so don’t be surprised if you ...
Best Manual Breast Pump 2018

Philips Avent Manual Breast Pump Review After extensive testing and gathering of anecdotal evidence, the Philips Avent Manual has beaten off the competition to be named Mumsnet’s Best Manual Breast Pump 2018! Philips Avent Breast Pump Manual AED 328.18 VAT Inclusive Buy Now There are plenty of reasons why you might prefer a manual pump ...