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How To Prepare When You Are Expecting Healthy Twins

How To Prepare When You Are Expecting Healthy Twins

Last updated on September 27th, 2018 at 02:09 pm If you’re pregnant with more than one baby, a healthy diet and lifestyle will help you cope with your pregnancy and give your babies the best start in life.The advice for keeping healthy in pregnancy is similar whether you’re expecting twins, triplets or just one baby. Eat well, take gentle exercise, drink lots of fluid and, if you feel... 

Your Kids Can’t Catch Cystic Fibrosis- What You Need to Know

Your Kids Can’t Catch Cystic Fibrosis- What You Need to Know

Last updated on September 16th, 2018 at 02:59 pmCystic fibrosis is an inherited condition that causes sticky mucus to build up in the lungs and digestive system. This causes lung infections and problems with digesting food.In the UK, most cases of cystic fibrosis are picked up at birth using the newborn screening heel prick test. Symptoms usually start in early childhood and vary from child to... 

Is There a Cure For Common Baby Cradle Cap?

Is There a Cure For Common Baby Cradle Cap?

Last updated on August 20th, 2018 at 05:51 pm Cradle cap is the greasy, yellow scaly patches that sometimes appear on the scalps of young babies. It is common, harmless and doesn’t usually itch or cause discomfort. Do not pick at the scales as this can cause an infection. Cradle cap is not contagious and is not caused by poor hygiene or an allergy. It usually appears in babies in the... 

Video: How to Recognize and Deal with Child Sexual Abuse

Video: How to Recognize and Deal with Child Sexual Abuse

Last updated on August 13th, 2018 at 08:11 pmIt can be difficult to know whether a child is being abused, as the abuser may be secretive about their actions. In this video, aimed at parents and carers, a child sex abuse consultant from the Marie Collins Foundation explains what to do if you think a child is being harmed, and how to discuss the subject of abuse with a child.Editor’s Note: Video... 

Study: HPV Vaccine, Safe and Effective Against Pre-Cancer

Study: HPV Vaccine, Safe and Effective Against Pre-Cancer

Last updated on July 30th, 2018 at 02:26 pm“HPV vaccine for schoolgirls gets full marks,” reports ITV News. Almost all cases of cervical cancer, which usually takes many years to develop, are caused by the human papilloma virus (HPV). HPV causes the cells in the cervix to slowly go through a series of pre-cancerous changes that can eventually turn into cancer. The HPV vaccine helps protect... 

How to Plan Activities That Keep Babies & Toddlers On The Move

How to Plan Activities That Keep Babies & Toddlers On The Move

Last updated on July 30th, 2018 at 02:27 pmWays to get your baby movingLay your baby down on their back so they can kick their legs. Pulling, pushing, grasping and playing with other people are great ways to practise different kinds of movements. Once your baby has started crawling, let them crawl around the floor, but make sure it’s safe first – see our crawling safety checklist. Playing...