Hi Everyone, Welcome to the next edition of our free magazine, Sunny Days! In this issue, we welcome Paediatric Dietitian Caroline O Connor, who looks at when is the best time to introduce solids to your baby’s diet. Helen O Brien explains about Attachment Based Play Therapy, Sinead Moynihan talks about Sensory Integration the natural … Continue reading Sunny Days June 2018
Research continues to confirm the importance of good gut health and the crucial role a healthy gut plays in our future health and wellbeing. Good gut health starts the day we are born and can have a profound effect on issues like obesity, allergies, mental health and heart health. Many of the bacteria in a … Continue reading You baby’s Gut Health: What can influence it?
We have been delighted with the positive feedback we have received about our new magazine Sunny Days! Everyone here at The Children's Clinic has contributed to the magazine so it's packed with great information about baby and child health issues. Frank discusses Infant Reflux, a condition we continue to see very frequently and Glue Ear. Helen … Continue reading Sunny Days Magazine
Tongue tie, or ankyloglossia to give it its correct title, seems to be on the increase in Ireland. One reason for this may be that more babies are breast feeding now than say thirty years ago: thankfully our breastfeeding rates are slowly getting better. A bottle-feeding baby can manage to feed with a tongue tie … Continue reading Tongue tie and Breast-feeding – What you need to know!
Breastfeeding is the natural way of feeding human babies. Breast milk is designed specifically for us and cannot be equaled in properties and content by any man-made formula. For most women breast feeding works well right from the start. For others, some help is needed to get going. Latching on The most important thing to … Continue reading Breast Feeding – Getting the basics right at the start! By Mary Cullinane, Lactation Consultant at The Children’s Clinic Cork.