to suffer from chronic constipation, consult your doctor.Encourage your toddler to go the toilet regularly and don't rush her. Sometimes a reward chart for doing a poo can be really useful if your little one tends to 'hold on'.Visit our sister site netdoctor
Parents are being advised to give their toddlers at least three hours of exercise a day as part of a government anti-obesity drive.Under- fives should be encouraged to walk on trips to nursery or the shops and babies should be given the opportunity
.The research carried out at the Harvard University School of Public Health, compared levels of the chemical in the urine of 244 women three times during their pregnancy and at birth.Researchers later measured BPA levels in the children each year and at age
between taking folic acid during pregnancy and the amount of words their children could say by the age of three.Dr Ezra Susser who led the study told Reuters that the results add weight to the public health recommendation to take folic acid early
't cause any lasting harm.HOW DO YOU GET THEM?Threadworms are highly contagious, as the eggs can live outside the body for up to three weeks and are easily spread, especially among young children, who often forget to wash their hands.If your toddler
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 hands by your side. Make a loo...
DO OFFERBread / dry toast fingersMashed potatoBanana Plain rice or pastaDON'T OFFERSugary, spicy or rich foods. Keep everything stomach-calmingly bland.Fruit juice/squash/flat lemonade - too much sugar can stimulate diarrhoea.Sports/electrolyte drinks - these are for adults only ...
of hay fever, caused by an allergy to pollen. Here are ways to minimise the problem if your toddler is a hay fever sufferer:1. KNOW YOUR NUMBERS:Listen to the daily pollen forecast. Children who are especially sensitive to pollen might start to get hay
for his health.
Whether they are caused by a knock while playing, something which has been pushed inside their nostril or a little too much picking! Here's how to treat it properly.If your child has a nosebleed, its important that you stay calm. He may get upset by the sight of blood and need r...