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Cool Baby: 14 Tips on how to keep your baby cool during this heatwave

Babies sleep well in a room that is between 16-20°C but with this hot weather it might be difficult to keep the room temperature anywhere near that. What can you do to avoid your baby overheating? . . . → Read More: Cool Baby: 14 Tips on how to keep your baby cool during this heatwave

Hay Fever Season: Be Prepared

Allergy to pollen (hay fever): causes, symptoms and treatments . . . → Read More: Hay Fever Season: Be Prepared

Could mindfulness help you?

Mindfulness and Movement Course for women & girls affected by autism spectrum conditions

Free 6 week Mindfulness & Movement Course for women & girls affected by Autism Spectrum Conditions sponsored by Autism Aware UK and supported by Parents in Partnership Stockport. To find out more come to Open Day 25 February 10.30-12.30 & 26February 1.15 – 2.45 pm . . . → Read More: Could mindfulness help you?

Do I need antibiotics?

Adam Simon | AJ Primus Healthcare

– What do antibiotics treat?
– What can I do if antibiotics are not prescribed?
– When do I need to see a doctor?
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Most infections though are caused by viruses and antibiotics will not treat these at all. . . . . → Read More: Do I need antibiotics?

Depressed Mum

Kids Attachment to Computer

Whilst depression amongst new mums is now fairly well acknowledged and understood, mums are expected to ‘grow’ out of it as their baby grows. Yet post-natal depression can persist years – and equally, a new mum can sail through the early years only to suffer depression once her kids start school or become more independent. . . . → Read More: Depressed Mum

Think Back: Think Holiday

Active Holidays on the Boat

We all look forward to having holidays packed with exiting new activities – spending hours on sunbeds, throwing children around in pools,trying new sports. We’ll also be lifting and carrying heavy cases on the way to and from our destination and will have different beds and pillows to adapt to. This complete change of routine may have unexpected implications on our backs and necks. There are eight tips that help you to keep healthy this summer. . . . → Read More: Think Back: Think Holiday

Busy mums at risk of accidental Christmas conceptions

BPAS | Risk of Accidental Conception at Christmas

Women in their 30s and 40s are at increased risk of unplanned pregnancy during the festive period, although seasonal safe sex messages often focus exclusively on their younger counterparts, the British Pregnancy Advisory Service (bpas) warns today. . . . → Read More: Busy mums at risk of accidental Christmas conceptions

Nervous About Flying?

Aviophobia or Fear of Flying

If this is you, don’t worry – you are not alone! Fear of flying is a very common phobia and can affect just about anyone. It is thought that around 17% of us have a flying phobia so severe that we will actually avoid flying to some extent.. In the UK, this means that . . . → Read More: Nervous About Flying?

Choking: Do you know what to do?

Bumps and Bashes First Aid Class

Knowledge of first aid is a necessary skill for all adults to learn. For parents, doubly so. In addition to what to do if your child is choking, there are some basic first aid skills that parents should be sure they can perform. . . . → Read More: Choking: Do you know what to do?

Don’t worry. It is just a cold…

Q: My 20 month old son Harry seems to be constantly unwell with coughs and colds. Should I be concerned? A: Winter is upon us again and with the cold comes frequent coughs and runny noses! It might feel like your son is permanently ill. . . . → Read More: Don’t worry. It is just a cold…