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!”

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 cranialContinue reading “Glue Ear and Hearing Issues”

Gift Vouchers now available!

If you are looking for a gift for a new baby, and you want to give something a little different, then look no further! The gift of a Cranial Osteopathy Newborn Check-Up with Frank Kelleher is something you can be sure will be very much appreciated! You can call in to the Clinic or purchaseContinue reading “Gift Vouchers now available!”

4 Survival Strategies for you and your New Baby by Lucy Wolfe, Paediatric Sleep Consultant.

Your new baby will come with their own individual sleep ability.  Please bear in mind that in the first 6 months or so there are no real, so called “bad habits” and you must not worry too much about how and where your child sleeps, provided you are observing safe sleep and making informed decisions. Continue reading “4 Survival Strategies for you and your New Baby by Lucy Wolfe, Paediatric Sleep Consultant.”

WHEN LIFE REALLY DOES BEGIN AT 40…

I woke up on my 39th birthday very busy, very happy and very single – and I made a plan. I was going to lose the stone my excellent social life had piled on, join an adult ballet class, work hard, play hard and enjoy life with my fabulous preteen in our princess-only castle. IContinue reading “WHEN LIFE REALLY DOES BEGIN AT 40…”