All babies cry, that's a well documented fact. But as a new parent you can sometimes feel like your baby cries more than you expected. Sometimes having a few reasons why a baby may be crying can help you solve their upset.
Don't you love it when your toddler discovers the word "No"! In this post we give you 2 options to help avoid the dreaded word and prevent the toddler drama. Around the age of 2 a child will discover the amazing impact of the word NO. At this age they become more confident and outgoing … Continue reading The Word NO!
Colic, a term that is still used to describe an unsettled baby. But what if there is something causing your baby's upset? And what if there's something you can do about it?
For many years health professionals have looked at reflux as a condition. However, after seeing thousands of babies over the last 20 years with reflux, we have come to believe that reflux can also be a symptom of another condition.
The unusual circumstances we find ourselves in during this global pandemic have seen an increase in anxiety and worry in some children. It’s worth remembering though, that increased anxiety is a normal response to a very abnormal situation. It's also recognised that dealing with your own anxiety can be the best way to make your children … Continue reading Pandemic Anxiety in Children.
Information on our COVID-19 Policy for Parents attending Cork Children’s ClinicIn keeping with our core values, our primary focus is the health and wellbeing of our patients, their parents, and our staff. We are highly committed to taking every action possible to prevent the spread of Covid-19. We are holding regular meetings to review any … Continue reading Our COVID-19 Policy
According to most health professionals, about 20% of babies develop colic. There is a generally accepted rule of three – if your baby cries inconsolably for more than three hours a day, more than three days per week and is aged between three weeks and three months, he may be diagnosed with colic. A classic … Continue reading Colic Symptoms and Gut Health
To allay any concerns parents may have about attending the clinic, below are the precautions we have taken to ensure babies, parents and staff are as safe as possible. We are advising everyone to follow the HSE guidelines about travel and contact with a suspected case, click here for more information. * We are allowing … Continue reading COVID 19 Precautions at Cork Children’s Clinic
We see babies with tongue tie presenting at our clinic most weeks. In most cases the parents may not even realise there is a tongue tie. They will bring their baby along because of reflux symptoms or other digestive issues. Once the tongue tie is pointed out to them, and the signs and symptoms are … Continue reading Tongue Tie – Luke’s Story.
We are delighted to welcome Chartered Psychologist Dr Clara O'Byrne to Cork Children's Clinic. Clara provides: Educational Assessment - Profile of strengths and needs. Training - Parents, education professionals and childcare professionals. Advice - Challenging behavior, positive relationships, communication with schools. Clara is now taking appointments for Friday 26th April and Friday 17th May at … Continue reading Educational Psychologist joins the Team!