Burns and scalds are damages to the skin caused by heat. A burn is caused by dry heat e.g. fire or iron whereas scalds are… Read More »Burns and scalds in children – prevention and treatment
It’s the summertime, and everyone is out! I’m not only referring to us humans, but also the mosquitoes, ticks and especially the snakes that have… Read More »Help! A snake! – children and snakebites
There is a lot of information online about what breastfeeding mothers are allowed to eat, drink, and what medications they can take. So which resources… Read More »What medications can I take, and what can I eat while breastfeeding
There is a myth that pacifiers and breastfeeding are ‘bad’ and that they contribute to ‘nipple confusion’. This is not true. If a child likes… Read More »Thumb sucking and pacifiers – good or bad for your baby?
Worrying about children is part of parenting. At the start of a school year, a part of you begins to worry. Will your children make… Read More »Worried about your children? – What to do as a anxious parent