Author: Jessica Bott

Children’s Health: All You Need To Know About Colds, Flu and Fevers

It’s the time of year when coughs, colds and flu become more prevalent. We can’t always avoid catching these illnesses, so what can you do if your child is feeling unwell? Here’s all you need to know about causes, symptoms, and treatments for coughs, colds, flu and children’s fevers. Treating Children’s Fevers A fever, or high temperature, is the body’s natural response to fighting infections like coughs and colds. A normal temperature in babies and children is about 36.4°C, but this can vary slightly. A high temperature is 38C or more. If you suspect your child has a fever...

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Children’s Health: All You Need to Know About Children’s Vitamins

We all know that vitamins and minerals are nutrients our bodies need to stay healthy. But are your children getting enough vitamins to support them? Find out all you need to know about children’s vitamins, what some important vitamins do and if you need to consider supplements. If they don’t have a varied diet, children may not get a sufficient amount of vitamins A and C. It’s also difficult to get enough vitamin D through food alone. These vitamins are important as your child grows. Vitamin A helps support normal vision. You can get vitamin A in foods such as cheese,...

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Children’s Health: Looking After Your Children’s Teeth

Helping your children look after their teeth is important, it helps prevent tooth decay, gum disease and other dental issues. We have some simple, achievable tips that can help you look after your children’s teeth. Remember, dentists recommend teeth are brushed twice a day for around two minutes. Top Tips for Babies and Children Aged up to 3 Years Start brushing your baby’s teeth as soon as the first milk tooth breaks through (usually around 6 months). Take your baby to the dentist for the first time when their baby teeth start to show, so they get used to it. The...

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Children’s Health: Bedwetting

Most children will stay dry through the night as they get older. But if your child is experiencing bedwetting there are a few things you can do that may help. From addressing the causes, to treatments or if you need to see your GP we’ve gathered together all you need to know about bedwetting. What Causes Bedwetting? According to the NHS there’s usually no obvious reason why children wet the bed. Some thins that may cause it include: Constipation Overactive bladder Emotional distress, when starting a new school for example Health conditions such as type 1 diabetes, though this...

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Healthy Vegetarian Recipes for People Living with Diabetes

When you’re living with diabetes it can be tricky to find new and healthy recipes to change up your meal times. Especially if you want to experiment with a vegetarian diet. That’s why we’ve teamed up with Diabetar to give you three vegetarian meal ideas you could add to your family’s dinner plans, using their new range of zero carbohydrate, zero sugar and gluten free, noodles and spaghetti. Diabetar is ideal for those living with diabetes as it has zero carbohydrates, so you can enjoy your favourite meals without having to worry about blood glucose spikes. Pumpkin, Spinach and...

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