Archive for the "Allergies" Category

Packing your spring baby bag

August 30th, 2013

Spring, with all the fun, excitement and hope for summer that it brings, can also flare up seasonal allergies in those prone to them. If your infant suffers from seasonal allergies, it's likely that you have noticed symptoms such as weepy eyes, a congested nose and perhaps some form of skin irritation. These symptoms can […]

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Spring activities for you and your child

August 30th, 2013

Spring is a great time to get out and about in nature with your child. You may have spent much of the winter cooped up inside sheltering from the wind and rain, so now's the time to get outside and enjoy it. The weather is warm but not too hot, so your baby is less […]

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Introducing your dog to your baby

August 30th, 2013

Do you already have your own baby in the form of a furry friend? If so, it's important to realise that when a real human baby comes along, this may cause a bit of a stir. Luckily, there are ways to get around any shock this big life change may cause your beloved pet. Before […]

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Packing for a spring getaway

August 21st, 2013

If you're looking ahead to plan a spring break with your family and taking your little one with you, you will need to make sure you've got your packing sorted in advance. You don't want to be caught short of any essentials on your precious holiday. So do you know exactly what you'll need on […]

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Preparing your baby for spring

July 18th, 2013

With the worst of winter almost out of the way, it's time to start thinking about spring and what this might mean for you and your little one. If your baby is prone to allergies then spring may be a bit of a challenging time. Not to worry, though – as long as you know […]

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Beat the snuffles

July 15th, 2013

Have you noticed that you have a baby with a stuffy nose on your hands lately? Perhaps they have been sniffling and snuffling more than usual and are having trouble sleeping or feeding. While it might be a baby cold or flu, if it doesn't pass it's important that you check your home for any […]

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Helping out your child’s winter allergies

July 5th, 2013

In winter you may notice that your child's allergies are exacerbated by the cooler conditions. Because we spend more time inside during the winter, indoor allergies from allergens such as mould and dust mites can flare up and cause some unpleasant symptoms. If you've got a newborn on your hands, you may notice them developing […]

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Allergy-proofing the home this season

May 13th, 2013

With winter coming up, any allergies a baby might be prone to could be exacerbated in the cold conditions. There are a number of varying symptoms for allergies, but some you may notice include a congested or runny nose, sneezing, coughing and watery eyes. Allergies have a number of causes, and some may not be […]

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Pets and allergies

April 26th, 2013

A pet such as a puppy or a cat can make a wonderful addition to the family. They have been shown to boost mood, improve certain aspects of health, provide companionship and fun as well as stress relief! However unfortunately some people are allergic to pets, so with an infant in the household, there are […]

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Dust proof your home for winter

April 23rd, 2013

Too much dust in your home and you may end up with a congested baby suffering from allergies. There's no better time than just before winter to clear up your home. Here are some ways in which you can dust proof your home so it's as healthy an environment as possible for the winter months […]

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