Milk After One Year Old? What do parents need to know?

Ten years ago, it was straightforward, parents introduced cows’ milk at some point after their child’s first birthday or continued to breastfeed. Today, there is an overwhelming number of milks and milk alternatives available and lots of opinions about which ones are best for your toddler. Some of this information (or misinformation!) comes from 'wellness … Continue reading Milk After One Year Old? What do parents need to know?

Celebrating 20 years as an Osteopath!

This month we are celebrating Frank’s 20 years as an Osteopath! So much has happened in the last 20 years! Since 1997 we have moved back to Ireland, set up a business, moved that business several times and over the years, Frank has changed how he works and now specialises in the treatment of babies … Continue reading Celebrating 20 years as an Osteopath!

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 purchase … Continue reading Gift Vouchers now available!

Frank Kelleher Cranial Osteopath.

  Frank Kelleher is a Paediatric Osteopath who has specialised in treating digestive and respiratory conditions in babies and children for the last 16 years. Soon after he graduated as an Osteopath in 1997 he realised that he wanted to work with babies and children. He has done over 400 hours post graduate training and … Continue reading Frank Kelleher Cranial Osteopath.

Sleep, or rather lack of it!

To most new parents sleep is priceless! And to be fair, it is expected that sleep will not be something you will be getting too much of for the next little while. However when baby becomes a toddler and the months drag on with no end in sight, it is normal for parents to look … Continue reading Sleep, or rather lack of it!

Lactose Overload

What is Lactose? Lactose is the sugar found in milk and milk products.  Human breast milk contains around 7% lactose and formula contains a similar amount. Lactose is broken down in the stomach by the enzyme Lactase into Glucose and Galactose, which can then be absorbed into the bloodstream and used by the body.   … Continue reading Lactose Overload

Cow’s Milk Protein Allergy

Cow's milk protein allergy (CMPA) is the most common food allergy in infants and children, affecting around 2-7% in the UK. In CMPA the allergy is to one of the proteins found in cow’s milk. CMPA usually develops early in life, after the baby’s first tastes of cow's milk, either as formula milk or used … Continue reading Cow’s Milk Protein Allergy

Tongue-Tie in Babies.

I see babies every day with different digestive or feeding issues. Sometimes however, babies present with tongue-tie, a condition that can mimic the symptoms of reflux or colic. Below is some information on tongue-tie and what can be done to help this condition. Tongue-Tie in Babies. Most of us think of tongue-tie as a situation … Continue reading Tongue-Tie in Babies.

What Shape is your Baby’s Head?

In the 1990’s, doctors started recommending that all babies be put to sleep on their backs to reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) or cot death.  Since the start of this campaign, the incidence of SIDS has dropped by almost 40%.  However there has been a related increase in the number of … Continue reading What Shape is your Baby’s Head?