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Neonatal Jaundice

If you are expecting or have a newborn baby, biggest congratulations!  Despite the hustle and bustle that comes with your new bundle, you may want to take time to read this article on neonatal jaundice. Jaundice is rarely something to be concerned about however it is good to be aware of what to look out for.   What is Jaundice? …

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Neonatal Jaundice

Post Natal Depression

What is post-natal depression? Having a baby is a life-changing experience that is often underestimated by many. Fun-filled late nights bopping around to the Macarena with mojito in hand are swapped for pampers, posseting and parenthood! Postnatal depression, PND for short, is a type of depression that many parents experience after having a baby. This is a common problem, affecting …

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Post Natal Depression

Bedwetting-Why Can’t My Child Make It Through The Night?

If your child wets the bed, you are going to love this blog. I’m  going to tell of the causes of bedwetting and steps that you can take to help your child become dry at night. Children learn to control daytime urination as they become aware of their bladder filling. Once this occurs, the child then learns to consciously control …

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Bedwetting-Why Can’t My Child Make It Through The Night?

Scarlet Fever – What every parent needs to know 

What is Scarlet Fever?  Many people think of Scarlet fever as a disease of the past, however in the UK there were 15,500 cases in the first 3 months of this year, with the overall number of reported cases at a level not seen since 1982.  Scarlet fever, or it’s milder form Scarlatina, is an illness caused by a bacteria called Streptococcus, usually Streptococcus A. Scarlet fever is typically an illness …

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Scarlet Fever – What every parent needs to know 

Oak Processionary Moths in London

We are all crossing our fingers for a some glorious bank holiday weather during May. If you are getting out and enjoying some fresh air then please be careful to avoid these Moth pests. The caterpillars of this moth have been found in several places around southern England, including Fulham and Chelsea this year. In recent year in late Spring …

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Oak Processionary Moths in London

Halloween Tricks And Tips

It’s Autumn half term, leaves are falling everywhere, a gorgeous time of year. So much fun to be had with fancy dress, sweets and treats. We have a few important tips to make sure you all stay safe and it goes with a bang for all the right reasons. Halloween Health Tips Try to avoid any mishaps in the first …

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Halloween Tricks And Tips

Meningitis – What You Need to Know

Meningitis is a particularly aggressive and rapidly progressive disease that can lead to life-changing disability and can be fatal. However, there is a lot of confusion about what meningitis is, who it affects and how to spot it.   What is Meningitis? Meningitis is inflammation of the thin membrane that surrounds the brain and spinal cord. This inflammation can be …

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Meningitis – What You Need to Know

Starting School Top Tips

It is that wonderful time of year as summer draws to a close and a new school year starts. For children who are starting school for the first time this can be especially exciting but also a little daunting. Actually for parents it can cause the same mixture of emotions. I well remember a little tear after leaving our eldest …

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Starting School Top Tips

Five Back to School Illnesses You Should Know About 

The dog days of summer. The leaves are turning golden. The days are getting shorter. And children everywhere are returning from their summer holidays and bringing with them millions of bugs from around the world to spread to their classmates. Here’s our guide to the top 5 back to school illnesses and how to avoid them.   Hand, foot and mouth  …

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Five Back to School Illnesses You Should Know About