Archive for May, 2012

Vitamin C may boost breathing health of babies

May 31st, 2012

While the decision to continue smoking is normally something an individual considers in relation to their own wellbeing, there are times when failing to give up could have an impact on the health of those around you. Women are often advised against smoking during pregnancy due to the effect nicotine can have on healthy lung […]

Read More

Back to top

Study: filtering information may help babies learn faster

May 30th, 2012

Many parents are left speechless at the ability of babies to grow and develop at such fast pace. But scientists may have finally found out why children are so good at adapting to the world around them. In a study published in the scientific journal PLoS One it was found that infants are highly selective […]

Read More

Back to top

Flu shots can help to fight colds

May 29th, 2012

Despite doing our best to avoid winter colds, it seems that most people seem to get struck down by runny nose during the cooler months. But there are steps that every individual can take to ensure the health of their family and keep the bugs away this year. While it often feels nice to cuddle […]

Read More

Back to top

Music to help sooth babies during feeding

May 28th, 2012

Most mothers are aware of the difficulties that often arise when trying to feed a baby with congestion. Bearing in mind the age of the child, it is possible to use a baby saline solution such as FESS Little Noses to help treat this problem. But in some cases playing soothing music during the feeding […]

Read More

Back to top

Babies exposed to cigarette smoke may suffer from respiratory illness later in life

May 25th, 2012

Exposure to cigarette smoke from a young age could lead to permanent damage to the respiratory system, according to a new study. Scientists from the Menzies Research Institute Tasmania are part of an international investigation into the impact of parental smoking on blood vessel health in children. "The chemicals in cigarette smoke interact with the […]

Read More

Back to top

How do I know if my baby has a cold?

May 24th, 2012

Babies with congestion are often suffering from the common cold – a viral infection of the nose and throat or upper respiratory tract. Symptoms such as a runny nose or difficulty breathing are often the first signs that your baby may be unwell. And while it is never nice to feel under the weather, in […]

Read More

Back to top

Some babies more at risk of colds and flus

May 23rd, 2012

With the cold weather starting to set in, you may have noticed an increased number of people who are suffering from colds and flus. Dry coughs, runny noses and a poor appetite are all signs that your little one may be struggling with a cold. And while viral respiratory infections are common among children of […]

Read More

Back to top

Sleeping is easier when you have a clear nose

May 22nd, 2012

Getting a good night's sleep can have a dramatic effect on the long-term health and wellbeing of your baby. Along with having a direct impact on concentration levels and your child's mood, the ability to sleep soundly can also play a major role in early-childhood development such as speech and motor skills. But when you […]

Read More

Back to top

Breastfeeding may help to control weight gain

May 21st, 2012

Many mothers' face difficulties trying to feed a baby with a stuffy nose or other related breathing problem. However, it may be worthwhile to invest in a baby saline solution such as Fess Little Noses to remedy this ailment. A new study has found that babies who are fed milk from their mothers' breasts may […]

Read More

Back to top

Feeding time

May 18th, 2012

Working mums often find that they are running short on time juggling a number of competing commitments. Whether it is struggling to make a meeting on time after the school drop-off or fitting in a lunch appointment between  nap times, keeping up with a full diary can be stressful. Yet despite differences in their approaches […]

Read More

Back to top

PAGES123