Allergies

Dealing with chickenpox

Dealing with chickenpox

This common childhood disease is experienced by most little ones at some point. There is now a vaccine available, but it is not widely administered as the symptoms of the illness are generally very mild. Chickenpox manifests as a rash of itchy red spots, that eventually turn into blisters filled with fluid. The blisters then

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Tired Parents

Tired Parents

Whether you’ve been up all night comforting a teething baby or waiting on a teenager finally coming home, parenting can be exhausting. It’s a common myth that once babies are sleeping through the night you’ll get enough sleep and adjust to your new lifestyle. But unfortunately it doesn’t quite work out like that. Between looking

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Asthma in children

Asthma in children

Finding out your child has asthma can be devastating. However, modern medication and treatment plans can help to manage the condition and ensure it has the minimum impact on their life. It’s important to be aware of the symptoms of asthma, the different types of medication available and how you can control the condition both

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common baby ailments and how to deal with them

Common baby ailments and how to deal with them

Whether it’s your first baby or you already have older children, when they become ill it can be distressing for everyone. With babies it’s hard to understand what’s wrong or know how to help. There are some common aliments that babies will suffer from and here we look at ways in which you can deal

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Sun safety tips

Sun safety tips

If slapping on a bit of Factor 15 is your nod in direction of sun safety, then take a moment to read on. While a good SPF cream is an essential part of your sun-protection armoury it’s easy to get complacent. Faffing about with slippy creams and sunhats may not be high on your agenda

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Respite care for you and your child

Respite help for you and your child

Parents and carers of children with special needs often feel like they should be able to cope on their own. However, every parent needs some time off now and again and parents of special needs children are no different. Respite help for you and your child is a way of giving everybody a well deserved

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