anorexia in boys

Boys with Anorexia

Boys with Anorexia are less likely to ask for help, with between 10-15% of sufferers being male it is important parents and carers know the symptoms. Anorexia Nervosa means ‘loss of appetite for nervous reasons’ and is one of the best known of a whole range of eating disorders that affect a variety of people

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babies diagnosed with autism at 2 months

Living with Autism

If you have a child with a diagnosis of autism, you’ve probably been bombarded with facts, opinions and medical jargon, but what about living with the condition on a day-to-day basis? Because the autitic spectrum is so wide, it affects every person in a different way, which means identifying the best coping strategies and management

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Back to school stress: How to avoid it

Phobias: Don’t pass them on to your kids

There was a horrific noise coming from my bedroom. An angry manic chattering combined with the occasional thud. I paused on the stairs, hairs on the back of my neck rising. Was it a burglar trying to steal my My Little Pony collection? A vindictive ghost, seeking revenge after I’d played with my yoyo in

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Sticky eyes children

My child has sticky eyes, what should I do?

Sticky eyes are common in babies It’s actually quite normal for babies to have sticky eyes for a while, as their tear ducts are often not fully developed and open at birth. About 20% of babies suffer this and it won’t hurt them, either when you wipe away the stickiness or whilst it remains there.

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