Parenting from 0 to 3 years - all you need to know is the HSE’s pregnancy and child health website and set of 3 free books for parents and parents-to-be. The website and books support parents with expert health advice for their pregnancy and their child’s early years.

The information is based on research with parents on what they want and need. Topics covered include antenatal care, pregnancy, labour and birth, feeding, nutrition, every day care, conditions and symptoms, development, child safety, infant mental health, parenting, health services, and much more.

Healthcare professionals create the information especially for parents including doctors, public health nurses, midwives, psychologists, parenting experts, dietitians among others. The website and books are easy to understand, and based on the most up-to-date experience and knowledge available.

Expert advice for every step of pregnancy, baby and toddler health at

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