Muti 'spritzers' from mumstheword.com|
By Sarah Lawson on 26/04/2007 in Products
Dry rooms or warm nights can cause stuffiness or restlessness for babies, but try these room spritzers for peaceful nights.
Small babies have tiny noses which can often get blocked. Whether it's a cold, or stuffiness brought on by teething, or a change in the weather to more stuffy conditions, that has caused coughing, wheeziiness or snuffles, it can all leave your baby
Winter baby skincare|
By Dr Sarah Jarvis on 20/09/2010 in Your newborn - the essentials
Baby skincare can be difficult in the winter with central heating, icy winds and itchy clothing. Find out how to keep your baby's skin smooth and healthy this winter
the atmosphere dry, and can dry out your baby’s skin. Your baby’s hands and face are particularly prone to getting cold. This can cause dryness and chapping. Wind, as well as cold, can cause chapping. Fortunately, simple measures can help to keep your child
Winter health tips|
By Maria Muennich on 30/10/2010 in Newborn health & safety
Keeping your family healthy and happy through the bleaker, virus-rampant months
While most adults usually suffer two to four colds in a year, an average baby or small child's tally can be six - or more if they are exposed to older children on a day-to-day basis. You can't escape them all but you can lower your family
Getting snuggly with Wallaboo|
By Louise Rogers on 10/12/2007 in Products
Beautiful footmuffs, hooded baby blankets and other snuggly treats like matching changing bags, all in gorgeous faux suede
, and ideal for infant car seats, providing a cosy transition from car to buggy so baby doesn’t get cold. The changing bags in a large (£60) or small (£40) offer casual chic for mums and dads alike and feature thermal bottle holders, separate pouches
New Nursery Goodies from Tippitoes|
By Sarah Lawson on 08/07/2008 in Products
Nursery product Tippitoes is known for its down to earth baby essentials and their new products are great, useful additions
UK baby product brand Tippitoes are always looking for ways to provide parents with good-value nursery essentials that don't cut back on quality or design and we love their new ranges.Tippitoes Training Cup, £2.99When your baby is not breastfeeding
Getting a cold or flu in pregnancy|
By Laura Lee Davies on 08/12/2008 in Pregnancy illness & complications
In the colder months, a bout of flu or a bad cold seem inevitable, but what if you are expecting when you get ill?
unchecked is much more dangerous for your baby.Making sure a minor cold doesn't get worseIf you are usually the kind of person who uses a hot flu remedy drink when you feel a cold coming on, make sure you tell the pharmacist that you are pregnant before
Cough Medicines for Babies and Children|
By Laura Lee Davies on 02/03/2009 in Newborn health & safety
New research suggests some infant medicines aren't effective, but which ones are still reliable if your child has a cough or a cold?
that there is no substantial evidence that they are effective in treating coughs and colds.What is the best way to treat an infant cold?The advice is to simply use paracetamol or ibuprofen for babies and infants when they have a temperature and to otherwise observe care
Teething and pain relief|
By Laura Lee Davies on 11/08/2009 in Baby health and safety
When do your baby's first teeth appear and how can you help ease your child's pain.
of sorts, runny nappies and sometimes a rash on their bottom, being off their food, and sore-looking gums are the main common signs for teething.Some babies get symptoms rather like a cold and might even have a runny nose. They may be prone to small colds
Smoking as a Parent|
By Sarah Lawson on 07/11/2008 in Your baby and you
Even if you managed to stop smoking in pregnancy, smoking around your baby or child can still be dangerous
and colds in childhood can develop into more serious chest problems which can have long-term effects.It is not easy to give up, but for incentives and to find out more about the dangers of smoking around your baby or child, check out gosmokefree.nhs.uk.
Omega-3 could reduce risk of premature birth and postnatal depression|
By Kimberley Smith on 14/11/2011 in Pregnancy diet and nutrition
Fish oils containing omega-3 found to reduce risk of early birth and lower the likelihood of postnatal depression, by new study
, supplementation offers a safe and effective way to ensure an adequate supply.”Read more…Fish oils could stop your baby getting a coldChildhood asthma could be cut by omega-3Further links between omega-3 and lower risk of PND