The Word NO!

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 outgoingContinue reading “The Word NO!”

COLIC Fact Vs Fiction

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?

Pandemic Anxiety in Children.

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 childrenContinue reading “Pandemic Anxiety in Children.”

Our COVID-19 Policy

Information on our COVID-19 Policy for Parents attending Cork Children’s Clinic In 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 reviewContinue reading “Our COVID-19 Policy”

Colic Symptoms and Gut Health

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 classicContinue reading “Colic Symptoms and Gut Health”

COVID 19 Precautions at Cork Children’s Clinic

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 allowingContinue reading “COVID 19 Precautions at Cork Children’s Clinic”

Tongue Tie – Luke’s Story.

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 areContinue reading “Tongue Tie – Luke’s Story.”

Educational Psychologist joins the Team!

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 atContinue reading “Educational Psychologist joins the Team!”