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child health

Parenting
October 5, 2014

Mom, when should you see the doctor?

You aren’t feeling well or your child has the flu – do you treat the symptoms from the medicine cabinet, or do you go to the doctor? Here are a safe pointers to help you decide. Babies Your baby's first cold or flu can be a difficult experience for both you and your little one. If your little one is sick and feverish, you're probably losing sleep over what to do next. See the family doctor if: your baby refuses to drink fluids, is only taking small sips, is vomiting every time he or she drinks and/or isn't passing urine…
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Food & nutrition
September 14, 2014

ADHD – Can the food your child eats make a difference?

Attention Deficit Hyper Activity Disorder (ADHD) is always of hot topic for debate, and with alarmingly increasing numbers of children being diagnosed with the condition, many questions are being asked about what causes it and what can be done to improve symptoms before resorting to medical treatment. (more…)
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Teeth & gums
August 20, 2014

Do your kids drink water?

Kids are getting more milk-tooth cavities, and the enamel-wearing acid in fruit, fruit juice and smoothies may be a key cause. There’s a simple answer: let’s get kids used to drinking water again. (more…)
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Child HealthParenting
April 13, 2014

Why should I get my child vaccinated?

You may have heard or read that children’s vaccinations are dangerous, or that we can live without them. Or perhaps you just don’t like the idea of your child getting a jab. If this sounds like you, then read on. (more…)
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Child HealthParenting
February 16, 2014

Meet the MEDIKIDZ – our superheroes of health

The Medikidz are five superheroes on a mission to help young people better understand illness and medical condition. Characters Chi, Pump, Skinderella, Axon and Gastro take children on a journey through Mediland - an outer-space planet shaped like the human body - to explain the diagnosis, investigation, treatment and prevention of different medical conditions. (more…)
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Food & nutrition
January 15, 2014

Healthy lunch box ideas for back-to-school kids

Early mornings are busy in most households and the temptation is there to just give kids tuck-shop money. In truth though, it only takes 5 minutes to pack a healthy and nutritious lunch that will keep them full throughout the day, help them concentrate during class and give them the energy they need for sports and extra-mural activities. (more…)
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