Archive for June, 2012

Kids and adenoids

June 29th, 2012

Swollen or enlarged adenoids are common among small children who often haven't had enough time to grow into their facial features. However along with being uncomfortable, they can also cause a number of medical concerns that range from a runny nose to the need for surgery. With this in mind, you may want to learn […]

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Travelling tips for parents

June 29th, 2012

With more and more people moving abroad for work, the trip home is often an international event. And while it is always nice to catch up with loved ones, the journey can often come with its own set of challenges – especially if you have small children. Nursing mothers will already know to feed their […]

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How do you know if your baby has a pet allergy?

June 27th, 2012

Getting a new pet is an exciting time in most people's lives, but it can also play havoc with your baby's allergies. A runny nose, constant sneezing, watery eyes and a rash are all signs that your little one is suffering from a pet allergy. Depending on the severity of the problem, you may find […]

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Beating the winter blues

June 26th, 2012

Wet, stormy nights, cold morning chills and gusty winds can make staying warm in winter a serious challenge. But it is important to keep on top of this issue in order to take care of the health of you and your family. Young children are often the most at risk of developing cold and flu […]

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Identifying food allergies in babies

June 25th, 2012

Allergies are becoming more and more common these days, with almost everyone knowing someone who is allergic to nuts, dairy or wheat. And while having a food intolerance is difficult to deal with as an adult, having a baby with an allergy can be an extremely stressful experience for new parents. While the causes for […]

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First sickness

June 22nd, 2012

The first signs of a cold or flu can be hard for parents as they watch their little one struggle to get better. But there are simple steps they can take to make their child feel okay and make sure that they make a fast recovery. A baby with congestion will often show signs of […]

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Clearing a runny nose

June 21st, 2012

Little noses can easily fill up with mucus during the cooler months when cold and flu bugs are more common. And while it is never nice to have the sniffles, it is a common part of growing up and one that affects some children more severely than others. Simple steps parents can take to treat […]

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Tips on treating nasal congestion

June 21st, 2012

Is your baby's nose blocked? Are you finding that your little one is having trouble breathing? Or do they seem to have thick mucus irritating the back of their throat? If the answer is yes to any of these questions, you may find that you are in the throws of looking after a baby with […]

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How to treat a congested nose

June 19th, 2012

Nasal congestion is something that can strike people of all ages, but despite being relatively common there are still different opinions on the best way to treat this symptom. Anyone who has had the experience of looking after a baby with congestion will know that you need to take a different approach to normal when […]

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4 tips to avoid runny noses

June 18th, 2012

Having a runny nose is often more annoying than anything else, but for babies it may be a more serious issue. A baby with congestion (runny nose) will often want to continue breathing through its nose despite not being able to – which will create problems when feeding or sleeping. It could also prolong a […]

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