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British children receive almost £24million each year from the Tooth Fairy

New research conducted in line with National Smile Month reveals the cost of baby teeth has risen by over 43 per cent If you think the price of a cup of coffee in London is...
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The benefits of swimming with your baby

Paul Thompson, founder of Water Babies, explains the benefits of swimming with your baby... Did you know that babies have the natural ability to swim? This is due to two intelligent baby swimming reflexes: the...
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How to protect your child’s eyes from UV rays

In this hot weather, the strong UV rays from the sun can do lasting damage to your child’s eyes Sure, we all know about the importance of sun cream on a sunny day, but what...

How to keep your baby cool in hot weather

With temperatures across the country soaring, here’s what you can do to make sure that baby isn’t suffering in the hot weather Babies don’t have the ability to let us know when they’re too hot or...
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5 summer survival hacks for parents

The summer holiday is the perfect time to bond as a family – here's how to make the most of those six weeks School's out and it's time for six uninterrupted weeks with the family. But...
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Baby’s eczema can be cured by bathing in breast milk, claims mum-of-two

A mother from Southampton has claimed that bathing her babies in breast milk helped to soothe their eczema We all know that breast milk is great for babies' health and development, but did you know...

Could my child have sepsis?

Also known as blood poisoning (septicaemia), sepsis is the reaction to an infection in which the body attacks its own organs and tissues. Catherine Leong explains the risks and what signs to look out...
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What you need to know about the BCG vaccine

Dr Sophie Niedermaier MD, consultant paediatrician at Richmond Practice, tells us what we need to know about the BCG vaccine The BCG vaccine is a live vaccine against tuberculosis (TB), which can be a serious...

Caring for your baby’s teeth

Susannah Warren talks to health experts to get the lowdown on caring for your baby's teeth and oral health A tooth! It’s one of the biggest milestones in the first months of your baby’s life....

Time to talk: the Zika virus

Sisters Marina Fogle and Dr Chiara Hunt discuss the issue of zika in pregnancy A couple of years ago, few people were familiar with the word Zika. Spread by daytime-active mosquitoes, its name comes from...