Fully breastfed babies don’t need any water until they’ve started eating solid foods.Once you have started weaning (4-6 months), due to this hot weather, do give some water after a solid meal, atleast 3 times a day. Milk is mostly water, so you don’t need water with it. For babies under six months, use water from… Continue reading WHEN CAN YOU START TO GIVE WATER TO YOUR BABY?
You can reduce the risk of getting infected with the viruses that cause HFMD by following a few simple steps: Wash your hands often with soap and water for 20 seconds, especially after changing diapers, and help young children do the same. Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands. Avoid close contact… Continue reading How to reduce risk of getting Hand, foot and mouth disease
A very useful information sheet for parents of children who suffer with this frustrating condition, which never seems to go away, despite all investigations & treatment! http://www.ruh.nhs.uk/patients/services/clinical_depts/paediatrics/documents/patient_info/PAE044_Vulvovaginitis_in_young_girls.pdf
We all suffer with mouth ulsers at some point in time. They can be quite painful and becomes a major problem in little children when they refuse to eat or drink. They can be caused by viral infections – including the cold sore virus, chickenpox, and hand, foot and mouth disease, vitamin B12 or iron deficiency Rare causes include Crohn’s… Continue reading Mouth Ulcers (Stomatitis)