Facts about the baby immune system, antibodies and breastfeeding. Written by Professor of Clinical Immunology and Microbiology. Do newborn babies have a functioning immune system… Read More »How a baby’s immune system works – about breastfeeding and antibodies
When a baby wants to sleep on their stomach – do baby breathing monitors help against sudden infant death syndrome?
The most important advice regarding newborns is this – they should always sleep on their backs. The risk of sudden infant death syndrome greatly increases… Read More »When a baby wants to sleep on their stomach – do baby breathing monitors help against sudden infant death syndrome?
Sometimes children need penicillin such as Penicillin VK (phenoxymethylpenicillin), Floxapen (flucloxacillin) or Amoxil (amoxicillin). Penicillin is a class of antibiotics which treat bacterial infections such… Read More »Penicillin or antibiotics in children – Penicillin VK, Floxapen or Amoxil?
Facts and advice about colic and how to survive as a parent. Written by pediatricians for parents. Infant colic affects between 3-30% of all infants.… Read More »Colic in infants – gastric drops, acupuncture, what helps?