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 children … Continue reading Pandemic Anxiety in Children.

Colic 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 classic … Continue reading Colic 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 allowing … Continue reading COVID 19 Precautions at Cork Children’s Clinic

Speech & Language Therapist

We are delighted to welcome Edel Fleming, Speech and Language Therapist to the clinic. Edel Fleming SLT will be taking bookings shortlyfor Mondays here at Cork Children's Clinic. Assessment & Therapy Speech & Language Learning & Literacy Stuttering ASD & Social Skills You can contact Edel on 083 4002890 or by email at edelspeechtherapy@gmail.com   … Continue reading Speech & Language Therapist

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 are … Continue 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 at … Continue reading Educational Psychologist joins the Team!

Glue Ear and Hearing Issues

Ear Infections are one of the most common conditions in children under 2 years old. In most cases the child will recover fully and experience no recurrences. For some children however, ear infections can occur frequently and may temporarily affect the child’s hearing. In this article we look at why this can happen and how cranial … Continue reading Glue Ear and Hearing Issues