Archive for July, 2012

Baby’s first solid foods

July 31st, 2012

So your child is just getting started on eating solid foods – but they've come down with the nasty baby flu, what foods should you feed your infant? This could be the question on many parents minds this season as the winter chill makes its presence felt in daycare centres, malls and in homes. Here's […]

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Should I get the flu vaccine?

July 30th, 2012

Often as parents we try our best to ensure our children are as healthy as possible – and sometimes this can mean taking responsibility for our own health and wellbeing. The colder season signals the rampant arrival of the flu. We can be susceptible to it at work, on public transport, in the mall and […]

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Settle your sick child to sleep

July 26th, 2012

It's never easy trying to settle an overtired, restless and grizzling baby to sleep – let alone the task is even harder when they have baby flu! There are signs you can look out for to recognise if your baby is tired as this will help you to get them to sleep better. Rather than […]

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Essential baby flu tips on your travels!

July 25th, 2012

Travelling with a child affected by the baby flu can be very difficult, where both child and parent can feel upset, stressed and tired. Stress can be brought about by the child's flu symptoms of a runny and blocked nose, fever and dry cough. This can cause the baby to have difficulty carrying out simple […]

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Winter health check – tips on keeping your baby healthy

July 24th, 2012

Sometimes it can be hard to know how to prevent your child getting sick this winter – and when they do come down with the cold you can sometimes be unsure what to do next! Here are some tips on how you can avoid baby flu and help keep your child healthy this winter. Wash […]

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How can I treat my baby’s cold?

July 23rd, 2012

When your baby comes down with the symptoms of the sniffles, it can be hard to figure out how you can help in relieving your child – especially when you are a new parent! The obvious symptoms of baby cold include a fever (up to 38 degrees celsius), runny nose, sore throat, reddened eyes, irritability […]

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Good nutrition can aid a sick baby

July 20th, 2012

When your child gets struck with the case of the baby flu, it's never any easy thing to watch your baby go through. This is where food and nutrition can play a part and help in providing essential nutrients and vitamins to help strengthen your baby's immune system. Australian website Essential baby has a few […]

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Baby massage to relieve the case of the sickies

July 19th, 2012

Baby flu is rampant at this time of year, and can be a stressful period for both parents and babies. A baby with congestion is very uncomfortable during this time, often encountering trouble eating and sleeping. This is because a baby naturally breathes through its nose, and a blocked nose can make everyday tasks very […]

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Make it an easier night’s sleep for your sick child

July 18th, 2012

Getting your baby to sleep can be one of the hardest challenges as a new parent, and this is especially hard when your child is sick. Parents have to be extra mindful of a baby with a blocked nose, as a baby breathes through their nose for their first few months of life. This can […]

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Baby flu? Soup to soothe

July 17th, 2012

When your baby starts showing the signs of baby flu, your first instinct is to provide your child with some kind of relief. You can help your congested baby by treating them with a simple baby saline solution such as FESS Little Noses. What the solution does is loosen and thin the mucus, so that […]

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