How to prevent your toddler getting ill from nursery

Dr Sophie Niedermaier MD, consultant paediatrician at Richmond Practice, addresses why toddlers seem to get persistently ill from nursery Starting nursery brings a lot of exciting development for parents and their children. Unfortunately, there is...

Just How Important is Sleep to Your Child’s Development?

Our children are taught the importance of diet and exercise. Alarmingly, another vital aspect of our well-being is struggle for many parents - sleep.

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...

Advice from the tooth fairy

Healthy teeth are essential to a healthy childhood. Not only do teeth help children to chew, speak and smile but they also support the upper and lower jaws. A baby can begin...

Is your toddler ready to move out of his cot?

Parenting expert Kathryn Mewes, answers one reader’s question about the transition from a cot to a bed Q.) Is there a recommended age to move my 18 month old from a cot into a bed?...

How to perform resuscitation and CPR on an infant

Having the knowledge required to carry out first aid on an infant can be vital, yet 81% of parents admit they don’t have the skills required to administer even basic first aid, with statistics...

The real reason children’s toothbrushes have coloured bristles

We're all aware of that there are different sizes of toothbrush depending on your child's age, but it seems there's a little known fact about why the bristles on children's toothbrushes are coloured –...

Sleeping woes, the night before Christmas

We all want a good night’s sleep before the long awaited day arrives. Read on for tips on how to get a new baby, a frightened toddler or an excitable child, sleeping more over...
Baby using iPad

Chief Medical Officers Release Official Advice on Children’s Screen Time

Children's screen time and exposure to social media have been highly debated topics in recent years. Now, the UK's Chief Medical Officers have released official advice on screen time limits. We live in an age...

A Life with Autism

hey say that having a child changes your life forever. When you have a child like Natan, it blows it away.” For the first couple of years, Carine’s experiences of motherhood were just like...