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How do I know if my child is dehydrated?

We're all prone to getting a little dehydrated from time to time. After all, there's always so much to do, and when you have children, we all know that there's always more than enough to think about! However, keeping your children properly hydrated is elemental to  ensuring they grow up happy and h...
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When can my baby eat honey?

Ever since your grandma gave you your first snack of honey on warm toast as a child, you've been completely and utterly obsessed. Even after 35 years, it's managed to stay at the very top of your list of favourite foods. And why wouldn't it? It's delicious, it's versatile, and it even helps wit...
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What do I do if my baby bumps their head?

In the last article we talked about how a parent can recognise when their baby has bumped their head, and the symptoms that their little one might experience in that scenario. However, this is by no means a small topic, so we thought it would be useful to explore this subject further, and cover what...
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Can I breastfeed with an overactive thyroid?

Your little one has been home for a couple of weeks now, and they're a beautiful bundle of joy. But unfortunately, you haven't been feeling too well as of late. You've been losing weight, you struggle to sleep, you get hot and sweaty very easily and you often feel anxious. So you have a call with yo...
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What to do if my baby bumps their head?

How will I know if my baby has bumped their head, what are the symptoms?As a new mum, you've got a lot on your plate. One moment you're preparing formula and pumping breast milk, the next you're changing a dirty nappy or rocking your baby to sleep. And as you're so busy multi-tasking, you're startin...
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Can my baby get thrush from breastfeeding?

Before you had your baby boy, you never considered that you might run into problems regarding breastfeeding. You were too busy buying all the baby equipment and accessories, and preparing a birth plan to consider questions such as, what if my baby can't latch on? What if I can't develop enough milk?...
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Common symptoms that look serious, but are nothing to worry about

Unlike some of your friends, you've never been much of a hypochondriac. While you know that finding the odd spot or mole can send some people into a flight of panic, you've always been more of the ‘brush it off' type. “It's probably nothing” you'll think, and move on with your day.That was unt...
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What to do if my baby has a cold?

Your little one has always been one of the most bubbly, excitable little babies you've ever known. She's always smiling, laughing, and in general wanting to be involved in everything going on around her. But over the last few days, you've noticed that she hasn't quite been herself. She's been quiet,...
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When does my baby have a growth spurt?

As a parent with 2 children already turning ages 5 and 6, you know just how fast life goes by when you're bringing up a family. From where you're standing, it almost feels like one moment they were running about in nappies, and the next they were picking up their lunch boxes and heading off to nurse...
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What do newborns look like and do?

In anticipation of your baby's birth, you'll be desperately excited, ready to welcome them into the world! But, you may also be feeling some anxiety. What can you expect your baby to look like? What will they do in those first few days? Is there anything you need to look out for?Even if you've discu...
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