Squeezie, squeaky bath toys may be your little one’s favourite things when it comes to tub-time, but they’re actually pretty yucky; deceptively smiling receptacles for mould and miscellaneous microbial grossness. Here’s how to blitz the nasty stuff–and still keep bubs happy with his menagerie of plastic duckies.
Twins are actually more common than most of us realise; more than one embryo is often fertilised, it’s just that in many cases, only one goes on to develop into a baby. So what will up the odds of you actually giving birth to a pair of babies? Check out the factors that will influence your chances.
YouTube has recently received an avalanche of bad press, criticised for its poor control over potentially harmful content advertised as ‘kid-friendly’. A scary revelation for any parent who’s ever left their child alone with an iPad–even just for the few minutes it takes for one of these disingenuous videos to begin streaming; but the good news is that YouTube is cracking down on the offending users and inappropriate uploads.
This pestilent remnant of the Victorian age is rearing its red head again, with a 50% rise in reported cases in England in 2017 compared to 2016. Here’s how to spot the telltale signs–and what to do next.