Filed under 'Paediatric'

What and When can I teach my child about first aid

First aid knowledge is crucial for all age groups, from infants to school-age children. Tailoring the teaching approach to the developmental stage of the child ensures that the information is…

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Essential First aid Kit items

So many parents find it difficult to work out what to put in their family first aid kit. We have an amazing kit that is super comprehensive, tough, waterproof and…

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Surviving Gastroenteritis in Kids: Essential Tips for Dealing with Diarrhoea and Vomiting

You thought it was weird when your child said no to a cupcake, and now as they clutch their tummy and vomit onto the floor you suddenly understand. Strap yourself…

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Code brown: A Guide to Managing Constipation in Children

By Grace Larson When my son was 5 years old, he developed a fear of going to the toilet, he would only go if we accompanied him and so sometimes…

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Understanding Pediatric Sepsis: A Guide for Parents

Sepsis can be a scary word, especially when it involves children. But understanding what pediatric sepsis is, recognizing its signs, and knowing how to react can make all the difference.…

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Why is my baby blue at birth?

The miraculous transition from womb to world marks the beginning of a newborn’s journey into life. One of the most remarkable transformations during this process is the change in the…

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Choosing Sunscreen for Kids: Safety, Efficacy, and Fun in the Sun

As parents, ensuring the health and safety of our children is a top priority, especially when it comes to protecting their delicate skin from the harsh effects of the sun.…

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Understanding Paediatric Head Injuries: Key Points Every Parent Should Know

Understanding Children’s Head Injuries: Key Points Every Parent Should Know Author; Helen Barker  As a parent, it’s natural to worry about your child’s safety, especially when it comes to potential…

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Book recommendations for kids

We talk a lot about the importance of preparation in helping children to cope with medical interactions such as trips to the doctor, dentist or more invasive procedures  such as…

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Spring into Asthma Action

Spring is known as the renewal season, blossoming flowers, budding leaves, warmer days, longer evenings, even a thunder storm here and there. All sounds lovely and idyllic except for the…

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