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What can I do if my child is overreacting to small injuries and illnesses?

 You're strolling alongside your child on a warm, sunny summer's day. Suddenly, your child trips. Oh no! A silence fills the air, as you know what's coming next. They scream and start crying. When you bend down to cuddle them, they're still crying. When you give them some cream for their graze, ...
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Can I eat honey whilst breastfeeding?

If you enjoy a squeeze of honey on a buttered crumpet, drizzled on a portion of hot porridge, or simply stirred into a herbal tea, you might have been a little nervous on hearing that honey can cause botulism (a rare, potentially fatal illness caused by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum) infants u...
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What are the common illnesses to look out for week by week?

Those first few weeks at home with your newborn baby are sure to be incredibly exciting and fulfilling. And every time you look at them, lying quietly in their cot, you'll feel a rush of warmth and love surge through you. But during those early days, when they look so small and fragile, you may als...
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Are antibiotics safe for babies?

Every parent will know that there's nothing worse than seeing your little one suffer from some type of illness. Whether it's a cough, cold, or stomach bug, all we want is for them to feel better and see that gorgeous little smile appear on their little face once again. However, as horrible as it is ...
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