also offer very dilute fruit juice. If she’s very active – in and out of the pool, for instance, or running around – she’ll get extra thirsty. Keep drinks in a cool bag so they’re cold and refreshing.For more information on staying safe in the sun, see
Obstetrician Leonie replies: There's been lots of research into the safety of taking asthma medications during pregnancy. In general all the drugs are safe, but it is always a good idea to book an appointment to see a doctor as early as possible so
We all love a gorgeous, hot summer, but be sure to keep in mind that babies and young children are more vulnerable than us in intense weather.Here are important things to remember to keep your child safe and happy in the sun. SUN SAFETYKeeep babies
Make sure your baby's bottles and feeding equipment are ultra-clean with a steriliser. These models give you peace of mind every time.Sterilisers and bottles
Lead Midwife for Argyll and Bute, NHS Highland, Joanne Thorpe says:Yes, it's safe to give birth at home as long as you've had a normal, healthy pregnancy. However, if you're considered 'high risk', for example, if your baby is lying sideways instead
Yep, it sends a shudder down your spine. Cot death is a phrase some mums react to by trawling the internet for statistics and facts, buying up baby magazines and books by the trolley-load for advice and generally wearing themselves out with worry and angst. Others find it too ups...
AllergiesWhat you can do: Relieve stuffiness with a steam inhalation and breathe the vapour in deeplyWhat's safe: Nasal sprays without steroids, such as Aller-ezeAvoid: Antihistamine tablets, unless prescribed by your doctorBackacheWhat you can do
Babyexpert RecommendedIf your child sleeps in a cot, crib or moses basket* It's best if your baby sleeps in a cot in your room for the first six months. Always lay him on his back * Place him in the feet-to-foot position so his feet are at the bottom of the cot * Bedding should b...
which, in addition to making you feel very ill, can cause premature labour. Provided UTIs are treated roperly, youand your baby are unlikely to come to any harm. The antibiotic you have been given, cefalexin, is commonly used and is thought to be safe
Most small children love dogs and like to pat them. But to protect your child, teach him these tips from the experts at the Kennel Clubs Safe and Sound Scheme: How to say hello to a dog:Ask the owner if its OK Go up to the dog calmly, with your